Opinion Posts

Ugandans Should shun Leaders Instigating Tribal Conflicts

Museveni SOTN and Budget Address in Perspective

Good Governance; Uganda is on Right Track

May 30 2017
Governance includes the state, and private sector and civil society, all of which are critical in sustaining human development. The institutions of governance in the state, private sector and civil society must be designed to contribute to this goal by establishing the political, legal, economic and social framework for poverty reduction, job creation, environmental protection, and advancement of vulnerable groups. Read more about Good Governance; Uganda is on Right Track

Finance Ministry should get Tougher on Ministries

May 25, 17   
Early this week the World Bank Group announced it was resuming lending to the government of Uganda having suspended project funding last year citing poor loan absorption, performance, workers’ rights, environmental protection, and other governance related issues.In some instances some companies undertaking major infrastructural projects like roads and power dams were employing workers without giving them written contracts, or personal protective gears. The resumption is a vote of confidence in the some of the measures instituted. Read more about Finance Ministry should get Tougher on Ministries


Museveni’s one year of Hakuna Mchezo

Sticking points for IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura

Perspectives on the Creeping low-Intensity Insecurity

Uganda, now a Country of False Excuses

Counting NRM Gains Amidst Negativity

May, 14, 17  
Two weeks of Dir. Stella Nyanzi’s political saber-rattling with profanity that gave the media shouting headlines like ‘pair of buttocks’ and pads for school girls, one would imagine that is all there is in Uganda’s political discourse, when in fact so much good progress is underway. But now that she is securely remanded in Luzira prison over infractions with the law, one hope is that some sense will prevail, especially to know and appreciate that in the long run it doesn’t pay to always be the outlier in society. Read more about Counting NRM Gains Amidst Negativity