Failed Matooke economics

They say we cannot export fresh matooke to the US. Why, because they are blocking markets for importers of bananas from Latin America. And so, they label our bananas as problematic - as likely to bring in unwanted pests, blah, blah. Really, how problematic are our bananas? Anyway, that is how we end up with… Continue reading Failed Matooke economics

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

Trump’s Presidency & Hypocrisies of ‘the world’

Discourse around the refusal of President Donald J. Trump to concede defeat is fascinating. A major school of thought is that it is highly Machiavellian for US Senators to assert that the US presidential election results are faulty, while the results for the senators elected at the same time are okay.  How so poignant and… Continue reading Trump’s Presidency & Hypocrisies of ‘the world’

Uganda Politicians EU Supports and Why

These past couple of weeks, there has been a lot of activity related with the campaigns for Uganda presidential and parliamentary elections, which are due to take place in 2021. Among such activity has been delegations of the European Union (EU) overtly paying courtesy visits and holding meetings with major political parties and civil society… Continue reading Uganda Politicians EU Supports and Why

George Floyd: New Africa Black & White History

Protest in the United Kingdom (U.K.) against racism that were sparked off by racism in the United States of America (U.S.), and in particular the murder of George Floyd by a police officer, are but just one side of a coin, so to speak. The protest in the U.K. and in particular those in Bristol,… Continue reading George Floyd: New Africa Black & White History