Articles Posted in the " Perspective " Category



  • Labour Day Should Make Meaning To Work And Living Conditions

    Ugandans spend Labour Day unconsciously as simply another public holiday. Labour Day has a long treacherous history whose commemoration requires deeper and purposive reflections on understanding labour. The debate on labour has spanned generations, and yet no one ever explains the relations of labour to capital like Marx and Engels ever did. These analyses allow us time to place appropriate value on our everyday struggle for […]



  • 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 […]


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