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What to make of Janet’s plunge into party politics

What to make of Janet’s plunge into party politics

First Lady Janet Museveni has treaded the paths of compassion for the vulnerable, championing the cause of orphans through Uganda Women Efforts to Save Orphans (UWESO), working with women, name it.\r\n\r\nQuite a number of children (now adults) orphaned by HIV/Aids and civil strife across the country have benefited through the NGO.\r\n\r\nJanet professes to be a […]

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Who is fooling who? NRM picks another legal battle with Mbabazi

Who is fooling who? NRM picks another legal battle with Mbabazi

The National Resistance Movement party and former prime minister Amama Mbabazi are at it again. We are back to square one, boxed in legalese, legalese and more legalese.\r\nThe legal circus continues, ringing in the minds of literature lovers of legendary writer Charles Dickens’1838 play Oliver Twist wherein Mr Bumble, the dejected spouse of a bossy […]

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Westminster lesson for our MPs

Westminster lesson for our MPs

British politician John Bright famously christened England the “Mother of all Parliaments” – a phrase now used in reference to Westminster, the fulcrum of British democracy.\r\nBut if Westminster is the Mother of all Parliaments, Uganda’s Parliament increasingly passes for the ‘Theatre of all Parliaments’.\r\n\r\nFrom piglets being smuggled into the House precincts by youths protesting against […]

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