The Myth Of the ‘rich, entitled, arrogant’ Munyankole

ED note: Originally written on July 25, 2020 and published on my facebook page, in reaction to the arrest of a comedy group on allegations of tribalism (originally titled 'ON 'BIZONTO' AND THE IMPORTANCE OF CONTEXT.' See it on my Facebook page https://web.facebook.com/bernard.sabiti/posts/3555483031146525 ) *** Uganda has 65 ethnic groups and 43 indigenous languages. Like … Continue reading The Myth Of the ‘rich, entitled, arrogant’ Munyankole

Big Boys Don’t Cry: Africa’s Emotionally neglected men

Turns out 'The Patriarchy’ is bad for men, too!  He was about 6ft 2 I could tell, even though he didn’t stand up the whole time I was there. He wore a khaki overcoat above his light blue shirt and tie, which was strange because It wasn’t cold. When I passed closer to his table … Continue reading Big Boys Don’t Cry: Africa’s Emotionally neglected men

Museveni finally Sees the light on bloated government. Sort of.

Museveni's directive is set to rattle many of his bureaucrats : AP picture President Museveni should be credited for his circular to some of his ministers in which he complains about multiple Agencies and Authorities that are being used as cash cows for their administrators in form of ridiculous salaries and not doing any significant … Continue reading Museveni finally Sees the light on bloated government. Sort of.

Can’t Get a Hot Gal? You Can Blame Museveni

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? You Can Blame 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 … 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

An ethnographic Study of a Makerere Guild Presidential Race

A Makerere University Guild Presidential Candidate is carried shoulder high by supporters during a rally on campus . Internet Photo In May 2011, I took the trouble to do an in-depth ethnographic study of a Makerere University Guild Presidential race, and wrote a 49-page report out of it! (Someone had told me then that my … Continue reading An ethnographic Study of a Makerere Guild Presidential Race