• Uganda’s NGO Bill: Why Are Governments Obsessed With Pummelling CSOs?

    Uganda’s NGO Bill: Why Are Governments Obsessed With Pummelling CSOs?0

    Uganda’s Parliament is at a critical stage as it considers the Defense and Internal Affairs Committee’s report on the Non-Governmental Organisations Bill, 2015. Will they seize this watershed moment and set a major legacy in the protection of civic space and the fundamental association and expression freedoms? Or will they coldly look away from an

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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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