Modernisation & ‘urban-slumitisation’ of villages

The case of Teso. Change processes taking place in villages in Teso, include changes in the behaviour of Teso village dwellers from their traditional practices to those which mimic practices of Ugandan urban dwellers who have adopted practices normally characteristic of the global west. One such change in behaviour is the habit of drinking in… Continue reading Modernisation & ‘urban-slumitisation’ of villages

COVID19 Pandemic Lesson 1: What Many Call Home

What many who live in the urban centres of Uganda call home is a one or two roomed house that is located in a congested “affordable area”; essentially slum-like conditions. The rooms, generally, being about five meters by five meters in size. It should be note that the average population size of a household in… Continue reading COVID19 Pandemic Lesson 1: What Many Call Home

Agriculture backbone of Economy or Backwardness?

Many people live in rural areas wandering about without engaging in any gainful work. He added that developed countries such as the US and UK have very few people in agriculture and majority in the service sector. One of the characteristics of backwardness is to have more people in agriculture than in services. President Museveni… Continue reading Agriculture backbone of Economy or Backwardness?