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If we all speak for our tribes, who will speak for Uganda?

If we all speak for our tribes, who will speak for Uganda?

FEATURED, Latest News, NEWS, Politics
By Muhimbise George The death of former Speaker Jacob Oulanya opened the debate of tribalism, sectarianism & nepotism. It was indeed the ugly truth that we must contend with! After Oulanya's death, the MPs from Acholi, Lango and WestNile unanimously demanded that the next Speaker must be from the north lest they would boycott the voting exercise! Although the matter was resolved and they turned up to vote for a non northerner, am sure that whatever was given or promised to them was merely a pain killer and not a medicine to their problem. Ofcourse, the MPs from the North were neither the first nor the last to make such a demand, and so one can't simply blame them without understanding their context. The bakiga from Kabale demanded that the next governor be a Mukiga simply because...
Katikiro Mayiga Mourns The Fallen Speaker At Parliament

Katikiro Mayiga Mourns The Fallen Speaker At Parliament

Business, FEATURED, GOSSIP, Latest News, Rwanda
The Katikkiro of Buganda, Charles Peter Mayiga has called upon legislators to prioritize the interests of the common person in memory of the late Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah. “Parliament has a key role to play in the social and economic transformation of our country. If we prioritize the interest of the common person; how they live, the work they do, the health service they receive, and the opportunities accorded to them as the common good, then we shall have remembered the late Jacob Oulanyah appropriately,” he said. Mayiga said this while addressing journalists after paying his respects and signing the condolence book in honour of Oulanyah at Parliament on 01 April 2022. Mayiga said that the process of reconciliation and working together was manifesting itself in the death of Oulanyah. “Y...