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.
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
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
If you are thoughtful and want to read a book that is profound, Karl Polanyi’s “The Great Transformation,
On one of the most riveting episodes of NBS TV’s highly acclaimed weekly political talk show, The Frontline, moderated by veteran journalist, Charles Odongtho, Andrew Mwenda as one of the panelists was to be alongside State Minister of Finance, David Bahati and the topic was; “the economy”.
February 28, 2017 the Parliament of Uganda, in an event that attracted such diverse reviews, nine (9) members out of 45 Candidates were voted to represent Uganda in the East African Legislative Assembly in Arusha, Tanzania.
I hate mass hysteria. The mob forced Pontius Pilate to sentence Jesus to death by chanting crucify him, crucify him yet Jesus had done nothing wrong. The democratic assembly of Athens did the same to the father of western philosophy, Socrates, the noblest man ever to have lived.
In its classic forms, according to Ian Tyrrell, American Exceptionalism refers to the special character of the United States as a uniquely free nation based on democratic ideals and personal liberty.
Of course, I grant it to the Americans who so hang on to their respective successes as their “Exceptionalism”. They are undeniably unique. What I sternly dissent is when they misunderstand every other civilization to be a second-rate class of humans. That is a misnomer.
For years she ran the most popular Talk Shows on TV but the question always lingered whether “Queen of Talk” would ever run for the highest elected office in America!
“America First” was one of Donald Trump’s catchphrases during the Campaign, from which he emerged as America’s 45th President. This refrain continued into his Presidency and so has it epitomized his first month in office.
President Yoweri Museveni November 23, last year emphasized the need for African countries to integrate saying integration is for scientific and objective reasons.
This was during an address to students at 5th Annual Convention of the Great Lakes Young Leaders’ Forum, which ran under the theme ‘Defining the Role of Young People in Fostering Stability, Integration, Economic Transformation in the Great Lakes Region.’ The function took place at the International University of East Africa (IUEA) in Kansanga in Makindye Division.
The big question buzzing allover the place now is whether or not American rapper, Kanye West is reevaluating his earlier support for newly installed President of the United States…
[Yesterday, January 26, 2017] NRM marked 31 years in power. On this day 31 years ago, Besigye was only 28 years and Museveni’s blue eyes cadre. They had been in the bush together fighting apparently to bring about democracy and transform the economy of Uganda.
Within three days of taking power Besigye was announced as the Minister of Internal Affairs responsible for the police. Ask the opposition politicians of the day how Besigye’s police treated them. In fact most were in Luzira.