• Caregiving for Ghosts

    Caregiving for Ghosts0

    My memory is again in the way of your history. Agha Shahid Ali, Farewell. I’ve been wondering about the role of apathy. We read about it and talk about it often. Even as we try and figure out how to best present a story we ask ourselves “why should I care?” This question has been

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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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  • REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES: Why the Burundi crisis is an opportunity for AU and the UN to redeem themselves

    REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES: Why the Burundi crisis is an opportunity for AU and the UN to redeem themselves0

    On Saturday morning, the world woke up to news of fresh violence in Burundi that left 87 people dead, most of them shot at close range – some with their hands tied behind their backs. The military claimed that those who were killed were trying to break into a military armory to steal guns so

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  • Uganda’s NGO Bill: The Sting In The Passed Law

    Uganda’s NGO Bill: The Sting In The Passed Law0

    When the Parliamentary Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs tabled its, largely, progressive report on the Bill after extensive consultation with government, NGOs and other stakeholders; the state made it clear that they would be coming hard on the report to battle it on the floor of Parliament. As the Executive recruited several Members of

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  • Malawi’s calculative and manipulative leaders

    Malawi’s calculative and manipulative leaders0

    Malawi was a de facto police state during a good part of former president Hastings Kamuzu Banda’s 30 years rule. There was no rule of law or judicial system to speak of. Kangaroo courts and traditional tribunal were Kamuzu’s preferred systems. The late Orton and his Wife Vera Chirwa who were recognised as prisoners of

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The difference is that it’s not opposition but Tonse Alliance followers - they want better leadership. People want real change, not a repeat of the disastrous past. People are tired of mediocrity, thievery, corruption, nepotism and cronyism. The leadership must be accountable pic.twitter.com/V7E1…