Articles Posted in the " Perspective " Category

  • Pointers To Untangling The Simon Toolit Disappearance Saga

      Simon Toolit Akecha, the former Member of Parliament for Omoro County (2006-2011) in Gulu district and a candidate in the February parliamentary elections has vanished. Mr Toolit, according to his son, who was with him in the same house, was abducted by armed men at around 3 am on Wednesday morning from his home […]



  • Mao’s Moving Tribute On Mother’s Day

    By Norbert Mao You all know that my father Dusman Okee who was in many ways also my mother died on 3rd January 2016. His 74th birthday celebrations was planned for 5th January 2016. By the time he died he had remarried more than once. Hence the title of this tribute. So now my current […]


  • A change in school curriculum should enforce a cultural revolution

    The debate about the confusing nature of the hyped new Ugandan curriculum has resurfaced. Parliament has suspended the implementation of this curriculum, and yet, some select schools are already piloting the same curriculum. What will become of the students who will have been “guinea pigs” in this whole process? Uganda’s education system has run out […]


  • $20 Million for Gulu Municipality Roads

      Yesterday, the government of Uganda and Japan held a  signing ceremony for the improvement of roads in Gulu municipality.  Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development signed on behalf of Uganda. We reproduce his remarks below.  *                         *         […]


  • Dr Nyanzi’s Undressing: Ugandans need 24hr distress call services

    Dr Stella Nyanzi’s undressing at Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) has placed Uganda under a moral siege of sort. Public opinion appears swayed against Dr. Nyanzi, but in her act, she was only conforming to Makerere University’s tradition of bad decisions leading to strikes and violence. In Uganda, issues of sex and sexuality as […]


  • Kampala Needs Alternative Municipalities To Decongest It

    The story of collapsing buildings in Kampala will soon shape Kampala’s legacy as one of the most dangerous cities to live in. If buildings can collapse at will, no one is safe. However, Kampala’s troubles are more than that. Collapsing buildings are just the tip of the iceberg. Rather, Kampala’s real woes are about the […]



  • Circulation of Power Within NRM Is Now Inevitable

      By Julius Peter Ochen  Identical to corporate companies that go through five stages of product or service life cycles, most regimes in Africa have got life span which in most cases is embedded in the life of  the generation that ushered it in. Like an onion with layers upon layers of concentric circles around […]


  • Acholi Needs to Get Serious on Reforestation and land

    By Lubwa Yeremoi Recently it was reported in the media that Gulu recorded the highest temperature ever, as high as 36C, whereas to the best of my memory the highest temperature in Gulu used to be around 30-32C! This to me does not come as a surprise given the extent of the deforestation that has […]


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