Museveni’s “letter to bazzukulu”, an empty rhetoric, as usual

By Charles Kamya Ssentamu   Our dictator Museveni, like he normally does when he is faced with political heat, has taken to his mouthpiece New Vision and penned a lengthy “letter” that is full of political rhetoric. The letter he titles “article on political public assemblies” is no different from his back-to-back monologues that he … Continue reading Museveni’s “letter to bazzukulu”, an empty rhetoric, as usual

Dictator Museveni’s ‘gift’ to Ugandan media practitioners on World Press Freedom Day

By Charles Kamya Ssentamu As the rest of the world celebrated World Press Freedom Day on May 3, here in Uganda, the media was facing the heaviest clampdown in years. On the eve of this sacred day for journalists, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), on orders of President Yoweri Museveni, made an announcement. The announcement … Continue reading Dictator Museveni’s ‘gift’ to Ugandan media practitioners on World Press Freedom Day

When a Museveni kangaroo court jails the people’s representative

By Charles Kamya Ssentamu The Museveni regime will stop at nothing to suppress representatives of the people, more so when he perceives them a threat to his decades-long misrule. The latest is the unjust arrest of opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, who was this Monday committed to the notorious Luzira Maximum … Continue reading When a Museveni kangaroo court jails the people’s representative

American lawyer implores President Trump to reconsider US ties with Uganda over rights abuse

By Charles Kamya Ssentamu Robert Amsterdam, an international lawyer hired by Ugandan opposition politician Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi, has written to US President Donald Trump over the gross human rights abuse by Ugandan security forces at the behest of President Museveni. In a lengthy letter, Amsterdam accuses the Museveni government of using military aid from the … Continue reading American lawyer implores President Trump to reconsider US ties with Uganda over rights abuse

Are we ready to accept a Museveni dynasty?

By Charles Kamya Ssentamu Is Museveni turning Uganda into a kingdom? This week, one story probably overshadowed the final delivery of the much-touted Uganda Airlines’ two bombardier jets. Well, the jets finally came, albeit with the circus that preceded their coming, among which the ownership of the company that many Ugandans thought was public. It … Continue reading Are we ready to accept a Museveni dynasty?