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Register for 2020-2021 general elections

COMMENT | Yoweri Kaguta Museveni | Greetings to all of you Ugandans. On New Year’s Day I will make a broadcast where I will give a detailed report of whatever is happening. However, for today I wanted to salute the Electoral Commission for registering voters and also for extending the registration time …

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Uganda’s War against Corruption

Accounting officers should be on the frontline To say that corruption is wide spread in our society is an understatement. It touches everything and everyone but the poor and marginalised have the most to lose since wealthier citizens can privately source the services that corruption denies all of us. For …

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THE LAST WORD: Atubo’s disappointing lamentations

  THE LAST WORD: Why African elites are deluded to think the “international community” has our best interests at heart THE LAST WORD | Andrew M. Mwenda |  Last week, I read with sadness, disappointment, disillusionment and frustration an article in Daily Monitor by former minister Omara Atubo. He was explaining …

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Civil servants and political pressure

c Why African governments can resist political influence in distribution of public goods but may not avoid it completely | JSUTIN SCOTT SCHON | Electricity is a hot political issue in Ghana. Ghanaians demand access to the electricity grid as a right of citizenship. And, when not connected, they have …

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Green industrialisation for Africa

Africa’s late industrialisation, which put it at a significant disadvantage, can be its greatest asset | TARIYE ISOUN GBADEGESIN | Africa has contributed less to the climate crisis than any other continent, but it will suffer some of the worst consequences. It already is: this year, Cyclone Idai killed more …

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