SKILLS ARE THE ENGINE FOR PROSPERITY

Uganda’s population stands at 34.6 million people according to the 2014 census. 55% equivalent to 19 million are children below 18years. Only Niger has a younger population in the world than Uganda. This puts the pearl of Africa in two situations with one more likely to happen in the foreseeable future. Firstly, Uganda could be…

MUHANGA! THE INFAMOUS GOAT FARMER TURNED BILLIONAIRE

Margaret Muhanga is the Member of Parliament representing Burahya County in Kabarole District. The legislator was on Tuesday, 2nd August grilled by colleagues over a plot of land originally owned by the state company, Uganda Broadcasting Cooperation (UBC). Her predicament that attracted immense social media outrage arose when a parliamentary committee unearthed circumstances related to…

WOMEN MUST DENOUNCE VIOLENT BEHAVIOR OF MEN

The Kenyan government last week deported celebrated Congolese musician Koffi Olomide for kicking one of his female dancers at Jomo Kenyatta International airport. Apparently, the victim had an altercation with the musician’s wife leading to his outburst. Regardless of the reason, Koffi who is famous globally for his astounding music should not have done what…

PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI WRONG ON SEX EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS

The New Vision dated Tuesday, July 12, 2016 published a story titled, “MUSEVENI SPEAKS OUT ON SEX EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS.” The president while speaking at the national celebrations to commemorate World Population Day in Isingiro said sex education should not be taught in schools. He was quoted as saying “Do not engage in sex education. Sex…

BODA BODA UNRULINESS, A THREAT TO PUBLIC SAFETY

The rate at which boda boda accidents are happening is so alarming that something drastic must be done. We have lately been recording a lot of deaths caused by boda bodas especially in Kampala. Just last week, a Makerere University Journalism student who completed her course in May perished after the motorcycle taking her to…