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Lesson for Museveni from Mugabe; and for Uganda from Zimbabwe 

posted onNovember 16, 2017

By Andrew M. Mwenda 

The fall of President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been welcomed by many Ugandans with excitement. For many people tired of President Yoweri Museveni’s long rule, Mugabe’s fall gives hope that their nightmare is about to end. That a long serving president who had ruled his country like a colossus can fall from power must be encouraging to many anti Museveni Ugandans and worrisome to Museveni’s supporters.

Enhanced Salary Review: Public Servants Would Do Well to Hold Fire

posted onOctober 17, 2017

By Dennis Katungi

Prosecutors have downed their tools for the second time in months, Medics are rumbling and Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) dons are throwing a spanner in the works about broken promises.  The fact of the matter is that public servants are very poorly paid.  So much is expected of them, but remuneration is abysmal.  It’s amazing how civil servants make ends meet.

This is why government, now that it seems to be serious about it should be given a chance to do a root and branch review of this problem across the board.