Opinion Posts

Opposition and its Hypocrisy over Gen. Kale Kayihura

  June 21, 18   
There is negative excitement doing the rounds that former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Gen. Kale Kayihura, is, perhaps, going through poetic justice, having been previously praised many times by President Yoweri Museveni as a “good cadre” of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) revolution. 

We shouldn’t allow Local Terrorism to Drive fear in Us

June 12, 18 
Late Friday last week, just as we emerged with colleagues from a strategy meeting that had been convened by Frank Tumwebaze, the minister of Information Communication Technology (ICT), and National Guidance, than my telephone rang, informing me that Col. (rtd) Ibrahim Abiriga, MP Arua Municipality, had been shot dead a few metres from his home in Kawanda, Wakiso district.

NRM must reject Bribery, Violence and Sectarianism

June, 4, 18 
The just concluded bye-election in Rukungiri, for the district woman Member of Parliament, won by Forum for Democratic Change’s (FDC), Betty Bamukwasa Muzanira (50,611 votes), over National Resistance Movement’s (NRM) Winnie Masiko (46,379), has got the opposition flying passed the moon, although it doesn’t that much change the political balance of forces in a parliament of 425 MPs. By this victory, FDC now has 37MPs compared to NRM’s 302, in addition to 55 independents, allied to the NRM.