‘Mushrooming Agencies’: A commendable Move by President Museveni

Museveni’s directive is set to rattle many of his bureaucrats : AP picture I would like to take this opportunity to applaud president Museveni over his circular to some of his ministers that is making rounds on social media. In my view, This is the boldest, smartest and wisest decision the president has made in… Continue reading ‘Mushrooming Agencies’: A commendable Move by President Museveni

Uganda’s ‘Generous’ Refugee Policy: Museveni’s other Con Job on The West

[South Sudan refugees fleeing to Uganda (AP photo) Mr. Museveni is a cunning politician. In a ridiculously effective way. He has little legitimacy at home as he has done little for his impoverished people. So where does he look to improve it? To the West and its global elite, because unlike his helpless, impoverished people,… Continue reading Uganda’s ‘Generous’ Refugee Policy: Museveni’s other Con Job on The West

A short History of Uganda’s ICT Revolution and the Law of Unintended Consequences

The history of ICTs in Uganda is a short but intense one. Uganda started embracing ICTs as part of its economic development strategy when the first mobile phone service came onto the Ugandan scene in December 1994. The telecom company Celtel, using the GSM 900 technology mainly targeted high end users like business people and… Continue reading A short History of Uganda’s ICT Revolution and the Law of Unintended Consequences