Category Archives: Opinion

Uganda Is Moving Forward — Andrew Mwenda

ANDREW M. MWENDA | August 14, 2017 | Last week I used the Entebbe Express way to go to the airport (see the magnificent picture below). A journey that usually takes two hours when traffic is bad took me only 25 minutes.

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Andrew Mwenda Edgily Dissects The Rift Between Bank Of Uganda And Embattled Sudhir Ruparelia’s Crane Bank

ANDREW M. MWENDA | August 16, 2017: Rape Of Crane Bank | Yesterday two things happened. First it was revealed that Bank of Uganda (BOU) bought 350 pens at the cost of Shs 125m.

Bank of Uganda Pens

I don’t know what type of pens they are and their special purpose. But Ugandans must ask why our central bank buys pens that cost Shs 357, 000 each.

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Uganda’s Andrew Mwenda Makes Spirited Case For President Paul Kagame: The Landslide Win Can Only Be Explained Within Specific Context Of Rwanda’s History

ANDREW M. MWENDA | The Independent | Last week, Paul Kagame won presidential elections in Rwanda by 98.6%. Historically, such margins have only been won in countries like Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, which was under the tight grip of a tyrant.

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Uganda Is Caught Between Museveni’s Frying Pan And The Opposition’s Fire – Andrew M. Mwenda

Here is the real crisis of Uganda and why change of government cannot create a change in governance. The most potent force that can defeat Museveni is the one led by FDC cult leader and opposition presidential candidate for life, Dr. Kizza Besigye.

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Andrew Mwenda Nudges Oppositon About How Museveni Beats Them

Opposition have been in an overdrive on social and other media, hurling insults and abuses at anyone they suspect supports or is likely to support the removal age limits.

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Andrew Mwenda On The Age Limit Debate

The debate on lifting age limits is very depressing. This battle was lost long ago when the opposition adopted a strategy of a single minded attempt at winning the presidency at the price of ignoring the necessity of increasing their numbers in parliament.

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Kyadondo East Legislator Robert Kyagulanyi Writes Combative Article Reacting On President Museveni’s Article On The Recent By-Elections.

Mr. President, I have read your article dated 10th July, 2017 on the recent by-elections. I thank you for congratulating me on my victory in the Kyadondo East polls. For emphasis, it is not me who won but rather the ideas which I presented to the electorate. It was especially a victory of a people determined to get involved in how they are governed.

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Andrew Mwenda Taunts Opposition Activists About How They End Up Aiding Museveni Instead

Uganda will amend the constitution and remove age limit easily because the NRM party has an overwhelming 82% majority in parliament.

Then Museveni will win the 2021 presidential elections because his opponents have consistently failed to learn the basic principle of marketing – product differentiation. Continue reading Andrew Mwenda Taunts Opposition Activists About How They End Up Aiding Museveni Instead

The Good Legislator Myth: Why Robert Kyagulanyi Will Actually Meet A Different Reality From His Idealistic View

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Bobi and wife Barbie Kyagulanyi waiting in the Psrlisment’s VIP room before the swearing in

Yesterday [July 11, 2017] newly elected Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine was inaugurated following a hotly contested by-election in Kyadondo East last month.

Now, with everything granted him as a full legislator, he remains to redeem himself by either walking the walk or like many of his predecessors, evade his responsibility to solely focus on his future electability by conveniently talking the walk instead. This is what I mean;             Continue reading The Good Legislator Myth: Why Robert Kyagulanyi Will Actually Meet A Different Reality From His Idealistic View

State of the Nation Address by President Yoweri Museveni 2017

Greetings,

Madam Speaker, in fulfillment of the Constitutional requirement under article 101 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I am here to deliver the State of the Nation Address, 2017.

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The Problem With Term Limits: It Is Time For Africa To Pause And Reflect

As Sierra Leone’s president seeks to amend the constitution and extend his presidency, it is time for Africa to pause and reflect… Continue reading The Problem With Term Limits: It Is Time For Africa To Pause And Reflect

The logic of Besigye claims

By Andrew M. Mwenda

What psychology tells us about Besigye/FDC’s claims to have won last year’s presidential election

Recently, opposition presidential candidate, Dr. Kizza Besigye, claimed on a television show that he won the last presidential elections and that he has evidence to prove it.

This was a very vital revelation, which Besigye has actually made many times in the past. I was surprised the moderator did not ask him to table his evidence. Continue reading The logic of Besigye claims

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni Issues Statement On Torture

“Therefore, the use of torture is unnecessary and wrong and must not be used.”

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President Museveni’s Statement At A Conference On Somalia, London

Thursday 11th May 2017: PRESIDENT MUSEVENI’S STATEMENT AT A CONFERENCE ON SOMALIA, London

Excellencies Heads of State and Government; Continue reading President Museveni’s Statement At A Conference On Somalia, London

Here Is A Moral And Contractual Puzzle

By Andrew M. Mwenda

What makes a contract or an agreement? Is it the consent of both parties? Assuming there was no consent, can someone hold another to account for actions they did not promise? Let us use a practical example:

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