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OPINION: Minister for Lands should urgently give a report on Rwamucucu Market Land

posted onMay 21, 2019

Government of Uganda has undertaken a series of animated legal and policy reforms in regard to property rights and resource governance since 1995, with the intention of bringing about fundamental reforms in rights, tenure management and control of land. Uganda’s Constitution (1995) and the Land Act (1998) redefined land rights and attempted to resolve old conflicts by providing an institutionalized framework for land management with decentralization as a key feature of that framework.

OPINION: Could there be a Pending RWEXIT from the East African Community?

posted onMay 11, 2019

By Charles Birungi
As the European Union remains gripped by the tense latter stages of Brexit, the proposed withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, scheduled for 29 March 2019, another kind of exit, albeit more dramatic could well be on the cards – the Rwanda exit, or Rwexit, from the now revived and vibrant East African Community (EAC).

Museveni on The Leadership Needed to Catalyze Africa's Transformation

posted onMay 11, 2019

By Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

We first need to understand what is meant by transformation. In the 1960s, economists were talking about growth and development.  Growth was supposed to mean quantitative expansion of the respective sectors e.g. grow more coffee, cotton, etc.  Development was a term that implied some qualitative changes ─ propelling the economy and society to a higher level.  Later on, however, when we became active on the scene, I insisted on the use of the word transformation.