• Democracy, my foot

    Democracy, my foot0

    Like many other Ugandans, whatever illusions I might have had about our being a “democracy” were quashed in February. But, every now and then I chance upon something that extols our democratic virtues. Government literature, especially. It’s rare to read a government report whose foreword or introduction does not include a reminder about how far

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  • Did Besigye poke a Private Part of a ‘Leopard’ With a Sharp Ballot? What Next For Uganda?

    Did Besigye poke a Private Part of a ‘Leopard’ With a Sharp Ballot? What Next For Uganda?0

    The runner-up in Uganda’s February 18 poll, Dr. Kizza Besigye still remains under lock-down – 23 days on. Handicapped, he failed to file a Presidential Election Petition to challenge the disputed polls. However, candidate Amama Mbabazi managed to beat the deadline to file his petition. Apparently, we are now set for two battles – one

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  • Uganda: Marking 30 years of liberation with threats

    Uganda: Marking 30 years of liberation with threats0

    Uganda’s most controversial election was held on December 10 and 11, 1980. While Dr. Apollo Milton Obote’s Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) was declared winner, Dr. Paul K. Ssemogerere’s Democratic Party (DP) disputed the result, claiming victory. A third political party, Yoweri Museveni’s Uganda Patriotic Movement (UPM), decided to take the contest to the bush and started a guerrilla war in

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