Entebbe International Airport certainly needs to be upgraded to a level that can help us deal with some of the debilitating effects of our being a landlocked nation.
But when you listen to the ongoing arguments over this matter you realise with dismay that, once again, many of those shouting are failing to capture the scale of our country's developmental problems.
There are generally two types of problems. Tame problems are those that have straightforward solutions. Wicked problems have no simple way of dealing with; they are complex and require purposefulness, hard decisions, and complex solutions.