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Museveni Roots for End of HIV/AIDS by 2030

posted onOctober 29, 2019

Magezi Kiriinjju

In the 1980s when Dr. Luc Montagnier of Pasteur Institute, a French research organization was busy feuding with Dr. Robert Gallo of the American National Cancer Institute over who found the virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Ugandans were grappling with what had befallen them. A strange ailment was wrecking havoc on communities leaving entire families wiped out, villages abandoned, orphans and old people helpless, the medical community and politicians bewildered.

Crime in Uganda: The Case of a Rich Man and his Poor Neighbors

posted onSeptember 18, 2019

By Eng. Tom Isingoma Mwesiga

a). Illustration:
~There was a rich man whose cows were constantly destroying crops in the poor people's gardens. This was repeated season after season. Whenever the man was contacted, he adamantly and arrogantly responded that just about 200 out of 2000 cows had gone to the people's gardens which is not a big number to make them cry. That what would they do if the whole number of 2000 cattle went to their small unproductive gardens?

Uganda-Kenya Cross Border Agreement to Strengthen Co-existence.

posted onSeptember 12, 2019

BY HAJI AHMED KATEREGGA MUSAAZI.

In 1976, there was a lot of tension when the then President of Uganda Idi Amin resumed his usual territorial claims. This time he wanted to reclaim Rift Valley, Western and Nyanza provinces which were once parts of Uganda Protectorate.

Kenya under the late Mzee Kamau Kenyatta took him seriously and sent high powered delegations to the areas cautioning the people whether they would be part of Uganda which was suffering from scarcity of goods and services or not.

GCIC is bridging access to service delivery in Uganda through Digital Media

posted onAugust 29, 2019

By Opolot Nicholas L’akwang
Uganda’s National Vision 2040 underscores the need for Uganda to re-orient itself to make Information and Communications Technology (ICT) the main driver of its economic growth. For these targets to be multiplied and realized, Ministry of ICT and National Guidance has formulated enabling policies that will guide not only the development of ICT but also the foundations on which ICT stands. That foundation is connectivity for all to bring about affordability and digital inclusion in the economy.

Inside Bobi Wine’s Crass Opportunism in Ziggy Wyne’s Death

posted onAugust 14, 2019

By Andrew M. Mwenda

Last week, it became apparent that the initial news that a one Michael [K]alinda aka Ziggy Wyne had been kidnapped, eye yanked out, fingers chopped off and face burnt using a flat iron were exactly that – a hoax. Ziggy had a nasty motorbike accident at 7.30pm on July 21. People around the accident scene picked him up and took him to the nearby Hope Clinic. The nurse at the clinic referred him to Mulago for urgent medical attention.