Uganda

Authorities Detain 2 Ugandan Journalists On Charge

Friday, June 28, 2024
Nairobi, June 27, 2024 mdash; Ugandan authorities should release journalists Dickson Mubiru and Alirabaki Sengooba, drop all criminal charges against them, and take steps to reform laws that can be used to stifle journalism, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On June 20 the Buga ...

Uganda Celebrates Martyrs Day

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
While millions of Christians from Uganda, Africa, and from across the globe trooped to Namungogo Shrine, in a pilgrimage, to celebrate their so-called martyrs and saints, killed by Kabaka (King) Nwanga Mukasa II, between 1885 and 1887, I trekked there, a loner, to cast a critical look at the events ...

Ugandan Opposition Leader’s Bodyguards Assault, Harass Three Journalists

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Kampala, May 22, 2024 mdash;Ugandan authorities should thoroughly investigate and hold to account those responsible for attacking journalists Zainab Namusaazi, Gertrude Mutyaba, and Magaret Kayondo, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On May 18, the private bodyguards of oppositi ...

The Uganda Government Should Consider Lowering The Taxes.

Sunday, May 19, 2024
Taxation is the claim of ownership over the life and labour of other people. At best this is extortion. No one should have a right to the life, labour, or property of another person, and no badge, or title, or government decree should change this fact. Regardless of how one tries to justify it one c ...

Ugandan Journalist Juliet Kyarisiima Beaten And Robbed While Covering Land Dispu

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Kampala, Uganda, May 14, 2024 mdash;Ugandan authorities must credibly investigate an assault on broadcast journalist Juliet Kyarisiima, hold the perpetrators to account, and ensure that journalists covering public events do not face violence, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On ...

Power Has Corrupted Both Those In Opposition And Govt

Monday, May 13, 2024
Power is like a truth-pill that exposes the real character of a person. Former US president, Abraham Lincoln, once said, ldquo;Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man 39;s character, give him power. rdquo; Once you achieve power, the fear of getting punished is reduced ...

NUP Leaders Should Help Museveni Release Their Supporters In Prison

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
When you want to bring back your supporters, especially those wrongfully arrested and where the rule of law and court system is not straightforward, it is better to negotiate a prisoner release. People like NUP rsquo;s Abed Bwanika do not wish the lives of ordinary human folk who have been caught up ...

Why Bobi Is Arguably The Best ‘’Agent’’ M7 Has Got In Opposition

Monday, March 25, 2024
There are times when nothing less than the unvarnished truth will do. This is one of those times- the truth needs to be said for possibly the Uganda opposition to recover in future. From the bird rsquo;s-eye perspective, the opposition looks weaker than it did before, and NUP rsquo;s Abed Bwanika ...

Is Rubongoya A ''Gorbachev''?

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
While appearing on CBS fm radio last weekend, NUP 39;s Abed Bwanika accused (not suspects) NUP rsquo;s Secretary General, Lewis Rubongonya, of being a spy in NUP. He accused him of paying bloggers to insult people on social media and recording meetings people have with Kyagulanyi. He also suspects ...

Bobi’s Current Mistakes Remind Me Of The Fox & The Monkey - Aesop’s Fables

Monday, March 4, 2024
At a great meeting of the Animals, who had gathered to elect a new ruler, the Monkey was asked to dance. This he did so well, with a thousand funny capers and grimaces, that the animals were carried entirely off their feet with enthusiasm, and then and there, elected him their king. The Fox did n ...
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