Deadly combination of human folly and greed

  Human folly. Human greed. Combine the two and you have a human tragedy that is as predictable as death. Yes, you read me right. Death is easy to predict. Nobody has ever survived life, that uniformly fatal condition that the fool takes for granted. How we live with hate and intolerance as though immortal! […]

2017 military invasion of Parliament worse than the 1966 edition

The playwright or Hollywood scriptwriter has plenty of material to produce a great drama, even a thriller, out of the military invasion of the Ugandan Parliament on April 15, 1966 and on September 27 this year. As usual, the movie goers, like newspaper readers, are bound to get the impression that the 2017 invasion was […]

Kadaga’s political suicide may not be as fatal as Kategaya’s

Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of the Uganda Parliament, who is said to have had thoughts of becoming president of Uganda, committed political suicide last week. By doing so, she reminded me of Eriya Tukahiirwa Kategaya who shredded his political legacy by jettisoning a core principle in exchange for short-term survival. What awaits Kadaga is public […]