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DR JIMMY SPIRE SSENTONGO

Can we avoid corruption where it is a way of life?

Sometime in 2001, during Daniel Toroitich arap Moi’s era, I was walking along the downtown...

MOSES KHISA

Reflection on the ghosts of my humanity

Among other things, I read philosophy as an undergraduate student at Makerere University. This is...

Pius Muteekani Katunzi

Mo Ibrahim toys not good enough for East African leaders

Former French military general Napoleon Bonaparte once commented on the power of rewards when he...

Diana Nabiruma

Why govt must address energy poverty to save Mabira

On February 11, 2018, NTV aired a riveting tale of the degradation of Mabira forest...

Editorial

Act now before we face an environment catastrophe

Uganda Wildlife Authority has just appointed a new executive director. Sam Mwandha replaces Dr Andrew...

OUR REPORTER

Your mail: Why is Uganda’s electricity costly?

Parliament set March 28, 2018 to debate the controversial Shs 720bn. Part of this money...

JONATHAN MWESIGWA S

Museveni needs a lecture on bishops’ mandate

With great dismay, the country has once again learned of President Museveni’s altercation with the...

CHARITY K. AHIMBISIBWE

Picking up press lessons from Kenya

On January 30, 2018, the Kenyan government blocked four news channels: Citizen TV, Inooro TV...

FRED MUWEMA

Why death of Mowzey Radio may stop his music

The tragic death of Moses Ssekibogo, aka Mowzey Radio, early this month is a macabre...

FRANCIS ZAAKE

We need goodwill from EAC leaders for meaningful integration

  Expulsion of Ugandans by the Tanzanian government is not something new; it happens almost every...

YUSUF SERUNKUMA

Only Afande Kayihura’s fish start rotting from the tail

  I have just finished reading Neoliberal Moral Economy: Capitalism, Socio-Cultural Change and Fraud in Uganda...

Ssemujju Ibrahim Nganda

Sand is all that is left to loot

The temperature in Kampala these days averages 34 degrees Celsius during daytime. It drops to...

MOSES KHISA

The chief lecturer doesn’t want lectures!

Last weekend, the intrepid bishop of Rwenzori diocese, the Rt Rev Reuben Kisembo, spoke candidly...

DR JIMMY SPIRE SSENTONGO

Our show-off culture impedes development

Virginia Postrel, an American political and cultural writer, observed that “rich people in poor places...

Pius Muteekani Katunzi

Gen Kahiyura is chasing his own tail

Ida Rolf once wrote: “The where you think it is, it ain’t circle. Everything inside...