Monthly Archives: April 2013

COMMERCIALIZING GENOCIDE : Immoral and below the belt.

As we conclude this month of commemorating nineteen years since the Genocide against Tutsi, we need to guard against commercializing this dastardly evil historic event for personal gain. Yes, the survivors needed to tell their stories, lest we forget. Historians … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, AND A SACK OF MONEY.

Folks, I am worried about images and reports coming out of Uganda, and I am wondering if all is well at the helm. The other day, President Museveni handed a sack (it was white!) containing, we are told, $100,000 (Shs. … Continue reading

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POPE FRANCIS HAS A CHANCE : But the Vatican is a hard nut to crack.

The selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new Pope (Francis) may be the best news the Vatican has seen and experienced in decades. His desk is however pilled with problems that need to be solved, and solved quickly. … Continue reading

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AFRICA’S SAD, DEPRESSING STATE : What will it take to turn things around?

One cannot but lament about the sad state of our continent, and there does not seem to be light at the end of the tunnel. There is a leadership crisis of un-proportional magnitude. Yes, there are a few flickers of … Continue reading

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MUSEVENI SLAMS THE ICC : Cautionary message but wrong venue.

While speaking at Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration in Nairobi the other day, President Museveni of Uganda slammed the ICC saying it has been “grabbed by a bunch of self seekers and shallow minded people whose interests is to mint revenge on … Continue reading

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MADONNA IN MALAWI : There is no (foreign) aid without strings.

The on-going row between popstar Madonna and the government of Malawi is a lesson to behold. She claims she has built 11 schools with a total investment of $11 million dollars, (of which $4 million is allegedly un-accounted for) ┬ábut … Continue reading

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Margaret THATCHER IS DEAD : Her stand on apartheid was shaky.

Margaret Thatcher the former British Prime Minister from 1979-1990 has died, 87, but few in South Africa are shading tears or even mourning her death. The so-called “Iron Lady” is credited for turning the British economy around and will be … Continue reading

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