ON POINT!! Bravo Museveni On Sectarian Politics

My name is Dr. Charles B. Niwagaba, a Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering-Makerere University. At a recent pass out of 2,900 UPDF soldiers in Luweero, HE President Yoweri Museveni was quoted directing […]

Gov’t in preparations for Papal visit

Arrangements for the November Papal visit are underway, the Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has assured Parliament. Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Uganda on November 27th – 29th, 2015, as the Catholic Church […]

Kagame Says He’s Happy with 3rd Term Debate

In Karongi, Rwanda President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has given the latest clue on countrywide calls to him to run for a 3rd term of office in 2017, saying he will make his stand clear […]

William Mutenza calls on other Ugandans in the Diaspora to get out of their comforts zones and take advantage of the opportunities back home

Invitations to the Uganda Convention-UK are already out for the 12th of September 2015.   In fact the organisers began preparing for this year’s event on the last day of last year’s. Behind every detail […]

Developments and investment opportunities in renewable energy resources in Uganda

The Ugandan Convention UK is held jointly with Uganda Investment Authority. It is pleased to welcome Dr.BenonMutambi, Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Regulatory Authority who will make a presentation on specific energy topics, such as the […]

Prof. Baryamureeba: In Uganda do we have strong opposition parties or strong individuals?

When Ms. Miria Obote handed over office of the President of UPC to Dr. Olara Otunnu she went silent. When Col Dr. Kizza Besigye handed over office of the President of FDC to Maj. Gen […]

Should We Be Reminded Of Etiquette?

To begin with, we can define etiquette as the customary code of polite behaviour in society. Now that September has come to an end, one might as well say that the year is ending. What […]

Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba: Unfolding Ugandan Politics

By: Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba There was a time when Hon Amama Mbabazi had the option of choosing between serving as Prime Minister (PM) of the Republic of Uganda and NRM Secretary General (SG) but not both. […]

Beware Of Cranes Player Mutiny Soon

I hate to be the harbinger conveyer but when it seems inevitable, I gather the nerves and let it out. For those of you well abreast with Ugandan soccer history, you will remember the scenario […]

Mandela: What Africa’s Future Leaders Must Know

One of my greatest leadership coaches in the world is a man called John Calvin Maxwell. An accomplished American author, pastor and businessman, Maxwell has written more than 60 books, all of them on leadership. […]

Why Sheema was not mentioned in the Budget

As the budget was being read last week,  I went ahead and got myself a copy. To my surprise I didn’t hear anything like sheema as Minister Maria Kiwanuka presented the budget to the Speaker […]

Sleeping Ministers and MPs-why the fuss?

By: Tumusiime K. Deo International Communications Consultant They slept in 2007, slept in 2008, slept in 2009, slept in 2010, slept in 2011, slept in 2012, and even in 2013 they slept again each time […]

Uganda Police is Rotten To The Core

By James Mugerwa Cause to complain has always been there. But lately the police are acting like a bunch ofhooligans. There is little doubt that this is only going to get worse. I don’tknow whom […]

Do More Than Opinion Polling On the Marriage And Divorce Bill

By Mubarak Mabuya The process of reforming marriage and family laws and practices in Uganda has been on-going since the 19th Century. Before the advent of modern religion, natives in their diversity practiced cultural marriages. […]

Brazil 2014: Uganda Loses A Game, One Game, And Its Already Doom And Gloom? Let Us Not Be Silly

Ugandan sports writers have an odd inclination. They present their stories with that finality tone; you’d think the world is ending. Take a look at the coverage of Uganda’s 2-0 loss to Liberia. ‘Cranes In […]

Fr. Musaala’s Sins Are Not The Faults Of The Entire Holy Catholic Church

Fr. Anthony Musaala’s missive is not news to anyone, anymore. As I wrote this he had been suspended from perfoming sacraments in the Catholic Church and it’s my opinion that the suspension was the right […]

OPINION: Clean Politics Is Kategaya’s Greatest Legacy

“My job is not to give you fish but to teach you how to fish.” This is a line I picked from Rt. Hon Eriya Kategaya’s Constituent Assembly campaign manifesto of 1993. I was only […]

OPINION: The Invasion Of The African Woman President

Assessing Dr. Ramphele’s Eye on the SA Presidency Yesterday, I woke up to not so surprising but quite telling news. The renowned South African anti-apartheid activist and Co-Founder of the Black Consciousness Movement, Dr. Mamphela […]

Uganda at 50 & The Future of Tabloidisation of Ugandan Media

Background: At 50 years of independence, Uganda boasts of the youngest population in the world. In 2010, both the ‘CIA World Factbook’ and www.world.bymap.org, a prestigious website which regularly presents world statistics in several categories […]

FDC Polls: Muntu Could Be NRM’s Most Dangerous Opponent

During the 2011 opposition ‘Walk to Work’ protests that nearly brought Kampala on its knees, a police constable saluted one of its chief walkers-Maj. Gen Mugisha Muntu. As this happened, majority of his colleagues, especially […]