Museveni’s directive is set to rattle many of his bureaucrats : AP picture President Museveni should be credited over his circular to some of his ministers that is making rounds on social media. In the directive, issued yesterday and addressed to his ministers of Finance, Public Service, and chairpersons of the Public Service Commission and… Continue reading Museveni finally Sees the light on bloated government. Sort of.
Now I know how ridiculous lots of you think this proposition is, but please stay with me. This is going to be a long slog. ************ The science is finally out. Women with Big Bums have smarter kids than those with small bums. You can look it up, ICYMI. According to University of Pittsburgh scientists… Continue reading Can’t Get a Hot Gal? Blame Museveni
[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
The scene moments before was the definition of mundane. Then all of a sudden, pandemonium! A group of previously peacefully (if mischievously) assembled young men and women around the main taxi park scattered in different directions. I thought it was a thief as is commonly the case in my home town of Kampala when such… Continue reading Rwanda: A Pleasant Surprise
One of the pick up trucks that formed part of my convoy throughout the constituency during the campaign. It carried a Public Address System, and campaign posters to distribute. This document is an account of what I saw when I contested for Parliament in Kisoro District in South Western Uganda in 2011. I simply described every event in… Continue reading “Look After Me”
The country of Uganda, in the world celebrated writer and journalist Timothy Kalyegira lives in, is one hell of a place. It is a backward, Stone Age basket case whose people are so ignorant of basic manners; are devoid of any trace of intellectualism that they make Al Hajj Nasser Ntege Ssebagala look like Mark… Continue reading The Folly of Kalyegiralism
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