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COVID-19 baby boom

How it could slow Uganda’s ‘demographic dividend’ dreams Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Nancy Piloya, 18, is a teenager who got pregnant during the 2020 lockdown. When Piloya, who is from Nwoya District in the Acholi sub-region of northern Uganda discovered she was pregnant, she ran away from home and …

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Hell in Karamoja

Does sub-region require military response only? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Until March 23 when Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the Commander of Land Forces, warned Karimojong cattle rustlers of hellish consequences, the pandemonium seen in the region over the last two years had gone under the radar. Government officials including …

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Uganda in sanctions crisis

Targeting of top officials by U.S. puts country in diplomatic minefield Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | For the fourth year in a row, the Uganda government has been on the receiving end of sanctions from the United States which accuses it of overseeing deteriorating human rights in the country. …

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Anita Among

 Emerging political powerhouse? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | As people were questioning the ethical and cultural considerations of electing a new speaker of Parliament when the body of the fallen Speaker Jacob Oulanyah was not yet buried let alone even in the country, Anita Among was consolidating her …

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Muhoozi’s hot tweets

Should the General be banned from social media? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has a new moniker. He is now called “The Tweeting General”. It is a joke on his rather choice tweets. But Gen. Muhoozi’s tweets are no jokes. His latest controversial tweet …

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