Articles Posted in the " Perspective " Category

  • A Tale of Unmasking a Ghost called TVO

    Mr. Fred Muwema’s litigation brought against the mysterious person called Tom Voltaire Okwalinga (TVO), in Ireland, is an interesting ghost chase. The case, many of you will remember, arises from post 2016 election as John Patrick Amama Mbabazi (JPAM) was preparing to challenge the fraudulent Presidential elections in Court. On morning of March 9, 2016, […]



  • A Letter To Acholi Leaders

    Dear Acholi Leaders; my leaders, I am writing for the very first time to you. Given the gravity of the subject, I humbly beg that you invest just few seconds of your rather busy schedule to scheme through this letter. This letter comes at a time when the online newspaper Acholi Times has reported a pending meeting […]


  • Mao Should Let The End Justify The Means

    We learnt long ago that Political Parties are formed to vie for power and capture it. Once in power, the party must fight as much it can to retain power. The success of a political Party is judged by its abilities in retaining power. Parties criticizing the strategies of the other is only part of […]


  • Talk Of Mafia Erodes Hope For Democracy In Uganda

    In the last couple of weeks, Uganda’s media space has been awash with controversies and scandals, one after the other. The storm created by the powerful Byanyima family during the Kanyumunyu murder bail hearing, and Hon. Odonga Otto’s antics rivalled and suppressed the topical “Presidential Handshake” involving pillaging 6 billion Shs for officials of the […]


  • Lessons from King Leopold’s Ghost on Uganda’s chameleon journalists

    In Adam Hochschild’s ‘‘King Leopold’s Ghost,’’ there is a chapter titled ‘‘Journalists won’t give you receipts.’’ King Leopold II was the shrewd, deceptive and megalomaniac King of Belgium whose barbaric misrule of the Congo left, according to estimates, 10 million Congolese dead and countless more limbless. A pretentious Leopold had in the 18th century scramble […]


  • Kasese Massacre Was Just An Episode

    When Ugandans woke up on the morning of November 26, 2016, all they heard, read and saw in the news were dead bodies, a burnt palace, and video clips of the Rwenzururu King, His Highness, Charles Mumbere arrested and dragged into custody like an ordinary chicken thief. Subsequent imagery coming out of the fiasco – […]


  • Will Our Tears For Akena Drop In Vain

    By David Martin Aliker Sunday, November 20th, 2016 marked a week since Akena Watmon, a child rights specialist was brutally murdered in cold blood. The President of the Democratic Party Hon. Norbert Mao opined an article, Individual responsibility for individual crime in the Daily Monitor. In his last sentence he mentions, “If the case is […]



  • Trumps Victory and the Uganda connection

    Unthinkable as it seemed at the beginning of the American presidential campaigns, Donald John Trump is the president- elect of the powerful United States of America. Only days before voting, President Obama derided Trump as a man who could not be trusted with his own Twitter account. At the time media reports had emerged that […]


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