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Opinion Posts

Acid-Attackers Should Get Life Imprisonment

By Josepha Jabo
(608 Words)
It is always upsetting to see pictures of acid victims in the newspapers because the damage done is usually irreversible. I was hurt by images of the most recent victims of acid-assaults, Pastor Umar Mulinde in December and Makerere University Student, Lynette Kirungi this month. Read more about Acid-Attackers Should Get Life Imprisonment

MPs Don’t Have to Die to Retain Seats

Don’t Believe Otunnu, He is a Revisionist

Museveni Resolute on ICC In Spite Ongwen’s Trial

Feb, 1, 15                          Read more about Museveni Resolute on ICC In Spite Ongwen’s Trial

Poor Journalism in Uganda, Bigger Threats Loom

Gains for Women and Girls; a Journey Well Covered

Women’s struggle for equality has been a long battle that still continues into the present day. All over the world, there is a natural order that places women in a different bubble from men. This of course disadvantages the woman, who ideally is supposed to be submissive to the man, be obedient and in some cases the woman is not allowed to make decisions that affect her livelihood. Read more about Gains for Women and Girls; a Journey Well Covered

Making Kampala a Pedestrian-Friendly City

I was fortunate to attend the Future of Cities Forum (FCF) under the umbrella of the World Future Council (WFC) organized by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). What made this year’s three day forum, from 1st to 3rd October, 2014, historic was that this was the first time the annual international urban development conference was being held in Africa. On the opening day, October 1, at the Gala by the Speke Resort Munyonyo lakeside, Minister for the Presidency and KCCA, Hon. Read more about Making Kampala a Pedestrian-Friendly City

The Anti-Corruption Law Ugandans Have Been Waiting For

Ugandans have heard countless stories of corrupt officials stashing stolen funds in off-shore bank accounts, or in secret safes within the vicinity of their properties or registering their properties in the names of family members to deflect suspicion of theft during police investigations or investing in foreign real estate. Of course, corruption scandals will always make news for they provoke public outrage, due to wastage of tax-payers money, compared to the corruption that takes place in the private sector. Read more about The Anti-Corruption Law Ugandans Have Been Waiting For

Applaud President Museveni's Radio Talk Shows

On January 3, President Yoweri Museveni was hosted on the Capital Gang show of Capital Radio for the second time.

 The first at State House Entebbe denied the audience an opportunity to question the President. Unlike state-managed messages like end of year speeches.

 The President thought it wise to give the listeners another opportunity. This was one of its kind. Read more about Applaud President Museveni's Radio Talk Shows

17TH JANUARY TO BECOME MOUNTAIN CLIMBING DAY

January 17 as been designated as the Uganda Mountain Climbing day and it will be marked by mountain climbing and hiking activities.
Speaking at the Media Centre, John Sempebwa the deputy CEO Uganda Tourism Board noted that the inaugural climbing activity will this year be held at Mountain Rwenzori which is also commonly known as the Mountains of the Moon. Read more about 17TH JANUARY TO BECOME MOUNTAIN CLIMBING DAY

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