OPINION: Who Is The Real Enemy Of Our Health Sector?

OPINION: Who Is The Real Enemy Of Our Health Sector?

By Dr. Kirunji Arthur Last week, the media was awash with a headline that took many by surprise; “MINISTRY OF HEALTH PS ATWINE ARRESTED FOR MISUSE OF SHS6BN”. To many who know Dr. Diana and her committed and unwavering stand against corruption, this was a big shock. To me as a health worker, I got […]

FULL LETTER: Museveni Speaks On Kayihura-US Sanctions, Says He’ll Never Invest Overseas

FULL LETTER: Museveni Speaks On Kayihura-US Sanctions, Says He’ll Never Invest Overseas

Fellow Ugandans and, especially, the Bazzukulu It says, in the Church of Uganda Prayer Book, on page 5, as follows: “They left undone what they ought to have done and they did that they ought not to have done and there is no truth in them”. In Runyakore, it says: “Bakareka ebibashemereire kukora, bakora ebibatashemereire […]

Uganda should criminalise power theft, vandalisation

Uganda should criminalise power theft, vandalisation

That the lowly social cluster has largely been at the rough end of many social service inclusions is a fact not lost on anyone. From the government not doing enough to extend the water lines and denying them proper medical facilities to marginalization in education, the plight of the urban poor in Kampala metropolitan and […]

Removing all arts and other courses from Makerere University (or not) in 2018

Removing all arts and other courses from Makerere University (or not) in 2018

The Makerere University Visitation Committee has called for establishment of task-force that will oversee the implementation of a cocktail of its recommendations. The Makerere University Independent Transformation Task Force (MUTTF), the visitation committee recommends, should be set up by government for a period of three to five years. The necessity of the implementation task force […]

How Bobi Wine rates among Ugandan artists gone anti-establishment

How Bobi Wine rates among Ugandan artists gone anti-establishment

While events to mark 50 years of Uganda’s political independence, were going on, two prominent theatre companies, Afri-Talent and Bakayimbira Dramactors wrote and staged a play; ‘The State of the Nation’ (Ejjirikiti), which was an indictment of the government for its failure to curb corruption and sectarianism among many other ills. The play attracted the […]

Dear Grandpa Museveni, Give Me Anite And Leave Kyagulanyi Alone!

Dear Grandpa Museveni, Give Me Anite And Leave Kyagulanyi Alone!

Dear Jajja Museveni, I have just completed the unenviable and painful task of labouring through the statement that was purportedly written by you in response to my brother Robert Kyagulanyi, a youthful legislator, musical genius and leader who commands a national following. Given the generational nature of this debate, I find it important, in my […]

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