Ugandans: Owning the Narrative

February 8, 2016 0

I am not concerned with slogans of yours of Anglophone and Francophone; for I am Bantuphone. With a speech at the East African Law Society […]

Term Limits and Democracy

February 8, 2016 0

According to The Economist’s Intelligence Unit, the term limit for heads of state of almost all of the top ten democracies in the world is: […]

Uganda and the Youth Bulge

February 8, 2016 0

According to the United Nations, Uganda has the world’s youngest population, with over 78% of the population below the age of 30. Uganda’s youthfulness may […]

Memory disorder and healthcare

February 7, 2016 0

With a small budget and many emergencies to deal with, in the first years the role of international aid was fundamental to revitalize the Ugandan […]

One nation under football

January 21, 2016 0

Ugandans are united in their overwhelming love of football. Whenever the Cranes, our national team, line up for an international match at Nelson Mandela Stadium, all roads lead to Namboole hill on which the world-class facility sits. Thousands of fans draped and painted in the black, yellow and red of our flag, converge, vuvuzelas blaring, by whatever conveyance — foot, boda-boda, matatu or private car — can get them to the kick-off on time.

Road to prosperity

January 20, 2016 0

Francis Kwizera, 48, grows Irish potatoes in the lush but vertiginous volcanic soil of Uganda’s far southwest. He’s doing well. He has built a house […]


January 19, 2016 0

Richard Musinguzi and his partners, Abasa Thandie and Phillip Rugamba, exemplify a rising generation of talented young Ugandans whose creativity is opening the doors of […]

Good times

January 15, 2016 0

Friday night has turned into Saturday morning at the Club Vegas in Mbarara. The deejay is spinning Doctor Victor’s “I’m a warrior fighting for freedom”. […]

All Aboard

January 9, 2016 0

A passenger train now runs through our capital. Kampala Capital City Authority, in partnership with Rift Valley Railways, introduced the service in December. Twice a […]

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