Opinion Posts

CHRISTMAS; THE WIND OF THE RICH DOES NOT FOUL THE AIR

It’s that time of the year Christmas, Boxing Day and the beginning on another year when rich and poor people alike travel to their common ancestry to celebrate the festive season. In Uganda, the poor are especially in the bad old habit of spending so lavishly of the little they have on food, drinks, new clothes, shoes, and general merrymaking that you wonder when they will ever learn to be frugal.

US-AFRICA LEADERS’ SUMMIT: DON’T GET FOOLED WITH SYMBOLISM

It has taken China’s unstoppable rise for the US and allies to appreciate that Africa have plenty of opportunities to offer and should be treated with some respect. The 35km Entebbe Expressway, New Nile Bridge, Expansion of Entebbe airport, new Kabaale logistics international airport, 1442 km EACOP, Isimba and Karuma hydro-dams, many industrial parks and road networks rising out of bushes to facilitate Uganda’s socio-economic transformation.

NRM; A SUPPOSED REVOLUTIONARY PARTY, SUFFERING INTERNAL LETHARGY

Mao Ze Dong in 1937, said that active ideological struggle is a major weapon for combating liberalism, and ensuring unity within a revolutionary party. It is evident, that today’s liberalism within the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party is causing the rejection of ideological nourishment, and instead promoting unprincipled peace with decadence.

UGANDA’S CAVALIER POLITICS; ALL DRESSED UP BUT GOING NOWHERE

Looking over the political terrain, one can see Kizza Besigye Kifefe, Greg Mugisha Muntu, Robert Kyagulanyi, and Patrick Amuriat Oboi are all dressed up but with nowhere to go, and probably coming to the end of times although NRM shouldn’t write them off as yet.

Slowly, one-by-one, they are fading in demeanor, popular appeal, policy alternatives and the buster of yesteryear although being feathers of a kind still pursuing an ambition. 

TERROR AND OPPOSITION DISSIDENT GROUPS WON’T IMPOSE WAR ON UGANDANS

There have been ominous signs of a creeping armed subversion that appears to be instigated and supported by some dissident groups passing for legitimate political opposition outfits seeking a democrat change in Uganda. They are taking advantage of the plethora of social and traditional media platforms to generate hate politics, drive negative agenda and propaganda, mobilize local and Diaspora support, blackmail and intimidate the state and Ugandans.

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