Opinion

Is the western world subtly misinterpreting the Anti-Homosexuality Law?

The President of the Republic of Uganda signed into law the Homosexuality Bill early this week. This was followed by heavy criticism from the United States President Joe Biden,...

We Don’t Hate Gay People, We Hate The Vice And Its Promoters

Is it just me, or there’s a tenderness of heart that seems to be infused in your heart,...

“Never Take Any Vaccinations!” Says Kabuleta’s Personal Research

Joseph Kabuleta, party president for National Economic Empowerment Development (NEED), while addressing journalists last week at the party...

Kangaroo Mother Care a Cheap Bonding Incubation Method between Preterm Babies, Parents

A person of this era that is armed with the current sophisticated technology may wonder how preterm babies...

Roko Construction Workers in Dilemma after Massive Layoffs

ROKO Construction Limited, one of the leading construction companies in Uganda, with majority of its contracts with government,...

Is the western world subtly misinterpreting the Anti-Homosexuality Law?

The President of the Republic of Uganda signed into law the Homosexuality Bill early this week. This was followed by heavy criticism from the United States President Joe Biden, the United Kingdom's MP Andrew Mitchell, Dr. John Nkengasong US Ambassador PEPFAR and the Executive Director UNAIDS, Winnie Byanyima, among others, have issued statements full of falsehoods linking the law to crippling the fight against HIV/AIDS and other general health services. President Biden’s comments on the law "Innocent Ugandans now fear going...

We Don’t Hate Gay People, We Hate The Vice And Its Promoters

Is it just me, or there’s a tenderness of heart that seems to be infused in your heart, right about the 50-year cross-over mark? Joining the 5th floor was quite a big deal for me. I can comfortably say, I am not an all-out party person. But at my 50th birthday, I went all in. I had a full blast, and I should add that it was all arranged by close friends. My credit here is that I said...

“Never Take Any Vaccinations!” Says Kabuleta’s Personal Research

Joseph Kabuleta, party president for National Economic Empowerment Development (NEED), while addressing journalists last week at the party offices, urged Ugandans to reject vaccinations of any form, especially those for COVID-19, claiming that 99.8% of people who got sick from COVID-19 did not die from it as it is not a serious sickness. "Please listen to me, fellow Ugandans, never take any vaccinations, they are not necessary, especially for COVID-19. They are lying to you; no one dies of COVID;...

Kangaroo Mother Care a Cheap Bonding Incubation Method between Preterm Babies, Parents

A person of this era that is armed with the current sophisticated technology may wonder how preterm babies survived the animal called death, before 1880s when the first electric baby incubator was invented in Europe. There are things that our ancestors with or without formal knowledge did and saved a people in their generations through Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC). The World Health Organization (WHO) defines KMC as care of preterm infants carried skin-to-skin with the mother. It is a powerful easy–to-use...

Roko Construction Workers in Dilemma after Massive Layoffs

ROKO Construction Limited, one of the leading construction companies in Uganda, with majority of its contracts with government, has laid off several of its workers. According to a letter by the company’s contracts manager, Danison Blas, to all staff, majority of the work force was reduced by a reasonable number leaving them in a dilemma. β€œDear all, this is an instruction to all sites concerned to reduce workers effective Monday 22nd may 2023,” the letter reads in part. Blas further instructed all...

Forthcoming Party Elections Escalate Rift Between FDC’s Top bosses

The FDC formation structure roadmap has further escalated tensions in the long-standing intra-rivalry between the Katonga group (PFT), led by Besigye’s invisible hand and Nandala Mafabi’s camp. Each team is working to persuade key party figures in their respective districts to send delegates who will support their interests to the national delegate's conference. AccordingΒ toΒ insideΒ sources,Β bothΒ factionsΒ areΒ holdingΒ aΒ numberΒ ofΒ small-scale,Β confidentialΒ meetingsΒ inΒ theΒ hallwaysΒ ofΒ theΒ partyΒ headquartersΒ andΒ atΒ theΒ districtΒ level,Β withΒ numerousΒ loftyΒ promisesΒ andΒ generousΒ monetaryΒ giftsΒ toΒ someΒ partyΒ members. The two camps are bound to tussle it out in the forthcoming elections to bag the biggest number of delegates, something that has continued to tear the...