EU Parliament on EACOP and Museveni’s reign

It is fascinating how the popular discourse on Uganda that followed the European Union Parliament's decision on the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) focused on human rights issues under President Museveni's reign. Yes, environment issues were among the basis for the decision, but the popular discourse in Uganda focused on human rights issues. To… Continue reading EU Parliament on EACOP and Museveni’s reign

Papa rested, a library burnt

Born on 12th August 1934 to the late Ejakait Isirairi Okalebo and Ajakit Amoding, and belonging to the Atekok Icumadeka Clan of the Iteso of Uganda, today, Saturday, 19th February 2022, the remains of Papa Emorimor Osuban, who rested, will be interred at his family’s ancestral burial grounds in Serere. Papa Emorimor Osuban’s earthly voice… Continue reading Papa rested, a library burnt

Tundu Lissu’s Magufuli Died of Covid-19 Thesis – Part 4

Based on information of his imminent death I was receiving from my Kenyan and Tanzanian sources, that same day, I tweeted again: “The latest update from Nairobi: “They are planning to sneak him out to India to avoid social media embarrassment from Kenyans. They feel that it will be more embarrassing if the worst happened… Continue reading Tundu Lissu’s Magufuli Died of Covid-19 Thesis – Part 4

Tundu Lissu’s Magufuli Died of Covid-19 Thesis – Part 3

Army generals and senior clerics; prominent academics and business leaders; senior bureaucrats and professionals of all cadres, were all affected. In one day, 17 February,  ambassador John Kijazi, Magufuli’s own chief secretary and head of the civil service; and the First Vice-President of Zanzibar, Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad — considered to the father of the… Continue reading Tundu Lissu’s Magufuli Died of Covid-19 Thesis – Part 3

Tundu Lissu’s Magufuli Died of Covid-19 Thesis – Part 2

The first Covid-19 case in Tanzania had been diagnosed in March of 2020. At first, Magufuli’s approach to the pandemic was consistent with the measures recommended by the World Health Organisation and reflected the global scientific consensus. But as the death toll began to rise and the true political and economic ramifications of the pandemic… Continue reading Tundu Lissu’s Magufuli Died of Covid-19 Thesis – Part 2