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YUSUF SERUNKUMA

Asaba, Ateenyi and Oyire: The making of a Muganda

I was shooting a movie in Kayunga when, during the lunch break, I caught up with...

KAKWENZA RUKIRABASHAIJA

MPs patronizing voters with relief while masquerading as donors

The truth is, Ugandans will never get angry enough against this rogue regime if we...

YOSAM MANAFA

The efficacy of total lockdowns in Uganda

As the nation draws close to the end of the 42 days lockdown initiated by...

DEO SSELWANGA

A side mirror look at "men who take care" (Part 2)

In the previous edition of The Observer, July 21, 2021, I ended my column by...

Editorial

Fare thee well Dr Mbonye

Dr Antony Kabanza Mbonye died on July 25, 2021. Dr Mbonye’s death shocked the country...

OUR READERS

Your mail: Take your Covid-19 vaccine

It’s important for people to understand that thousands of Covid-19 mutations have been identified globally. The...

ARTHUR MATSIKO

Understanding surrogate motherhood

Cases of infertility are on the rise, at least according to the ever-increasing number of...

NICHOLAS BAMULANZEKI

COVID-19, a real test for multilateralism & international solidarity

Declared a global pandemic in March 2020, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is seemingly becoming...

Joyce Kirunga

Use of tech in learning at all levels now a must

On June 16, Uganda joined the rest of Africa in the commemoration of the International...

YUSUF SERUNKUMA

In failing Dr David Ssenfuka, Museveni govt failed country

Perhaps one of the most widely-shared stories in the recent history of The Observer newspaper...

PRIDE ASHABA

Post-delivery family planning for teenage mothers crucial

Betty Namusisi, 23, is a mother of four children living in Namayuba village, Wakiso district. At...

Dr Jimmy Spire Ssentongo

‘I am Dr Professor Jimmy Spire Ssentongo’, So what?

A couple of years ago, as participants in a multinational Summer School, one of the...

DEO Ssellwanga

A side mirror look at the men who "take care" of women

On April 10th, 2021, a friend of mine and fellow columnist, a cartoonist as he...

Olivia Nalubwama

Wamma, Gen Tumwine, social media idiots should leave you alone

General Elly Tumwine, I believe you. I believe your heart is finally back in its...

Sam Evidence Orikunda

We want justice but Zuma shouldn't be in cells

I have been following conversations on social media and in mainstream media from the time...

Editorial

Our strategies against Covid are upside down

When we attempt to get it right with social distancing and the lockdown rules, we...