Opinion Posts

Kizza Besigye in Rendezvous With Political Destiny

At last FDC picks Consolation Prize in Jinja East

At last FDC picks Consolation Prize in Jinja East

Goodbye Kale Kayihura, and Henry Tumukunde

Mar 8, 18
Last weekend’s spectacular fall of the flamboyant short-lived security minister Lt. Gen.(Rtd) Henry Tumukunde, and his nemesis, former long-serving Inspector General of Police (IGP) Gen. Edward Kale Kayihura, although appeared to many as sudden, had been seen coming over months especially against their un-ending and unrestrained squabbling in the media. Perhaps, both Kayihura and Tumukunde qualify to be viewed like Thomas Cromwell in the court of the Tudors during King Henry VIII’s reign. Read more about Goodbye Kale Kayihura, and Henry Tumukunde

Government Must Stamp out Black Security Operations

Jacob Zuma, Another sad End to a Heroic Era

Feb, 14, 18
Last year Zimbabwe’s long ruling President, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, 93, in power since 1980 was ousted by a creeping military coup for allegedly plotting to install his wife Grace as president, and other protégés in government. After brief, but intense negotiations, the army retreated fearing regional hostility, and instead gang-pressed the ZANU-PF party machinery to kick Mugabe out under a confidential deal.

Mugisha Muntu; The Political Promise that Never Happened

African Elites Should Stop Self-Pity over Trump

Counting 32 years of NRM Stewardship

There Goes Hapless Kizza Besigye Again

Jan. 11, 18
On Wednesday this week the World Bank issued its economic forecast on Sub-Saharan Africa in which Uganda’s GDP growth is projected at 5.5 percent this year, and 6.1 in 2019. It follows three earlier reports by Harvard University, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Bank of Uganda all showing the same trend putting Uganda among the top ten performing economies. But the hapless political opposition in Uganda led by Kizza Besigye driven by ill will, won’t acknowledge this fact. Read more about There Goes Hapless Kizza Besigye Again