• The philosopher and the curses he warned about

    The philosopher and the curses he warned about0

    It is coming to sixty years since Africa started decolonising. Yet, most African countries are still disorganised, poor messes.

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  • HIV+ Priest Using Social Media To Encourage Positive Living

    HIV+ Priest Using Social Media To Encourage Positive Living0

    By Paul Shalala A 47 year old Anglican Priest, who is living with HIV has taken to social media to encourage positive living and discourage fellow clergymen from stopping HIV positive congregants from taking Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ARV) drugs. Reverend Stuart Bweupe, the priest in charge at Kabwe North Parish, has been posting Facebook and WhatsApp

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  • Samora Machel’s legacy lives0

    By Blessing Vava It is exactly five years since the Committee of the Peoples Charter (CPC), launched the inaugural Samora Machel Public lecture at the New Ambassador Hotel in Harare in 2010 to celebrate and remember the life of Comrade Samora Moises Machel. Comandete Moises Machel The inaugural launch drew eminent speakers drawn from various civil

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  • The Anatomy of a Lootocracy

    The Anatomy of a Lootocracy0

    In light of the ongoing NYS/IFMIS scandal in which amounts ranging from KES 695 million to KES 791 million are said to have been stolen by alleged relatives of top NYS officials hiding behind a few companies, it is important that we as a nation take pause to appreciate the extent of the mess we

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  • Unwritten rule that fosters corruption in #Malawi

    Unwritten rule that fosters corruption in #Malawi0

    It is now two years since Malawi was rocked by its biggest government corruption scandal in history. The systematic looting of public coffers by civil servants, private contractors and politicians saw them steal US$31 million from government coffers. It is estimated that about 35% of government funds have been stolen over the past decade. The

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  • What Is The Value Of A Kenyan Life?

    What Is The Value Of A Kenyan Life?0

    Mythology has it that human life is priceless – this sentiment has been reinforced as long as I can remember and is taken as a basic human truth. It is echoed in the Bible when King Solomon had to determine the mother of a child and did so by ordering that the child be split

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  • Political Cartoonists Are Our Canaries

    Political Cartoonists Are Our Canaries0

    In his column for the Daily Nation, Peter Mwaura, the paper’s public editor, has on more than one occasion taken issue with my cartoons. In his latest offering, he accuses me of being unethical, of contravening both the law and the editorial policy of the Nation Media Group, as well as malice for the above

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  • We Either Watch Goat Races or Put the country in Order

    We Either Watch Goat Races or Put the country in Order0

    The year  2005 will go down the annals of history as a year of deep-seated betrayal of Uganda’s constituents by their elected representatives. In 2005 an important piece of principle was deleted from our Supreme law. Parliament in its wisdom or lack of, through Constitutional amendment removed the legal provision that barred a President from

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  • Month of Breast Protests in Uganda

    Month of Breast Protests in Uganda0

    I was sitting in the living room with my mother and grandmother as we watched the news broadcast of the women in Amuru on NTV Uganda. On 16th April, 2015, women stripped before the Minister of Land and Minister of Internal Affairs over a land dispute. “It’s a curse,” my mother said. My grandmother agreed.

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  • A National Transitional Council could be Uganda’s only chance

    A National Transitional Council could be Uganda’s only chance0

    Political stability provides for change of power peacefully. It provides for harmonious transition from one generation to another. This in essence fosters national development in terms of ensuring peace and security upon which economic development thrives. This is why in a country like Uganda where political stability has been elusive for over 52 years; Museveni’s

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