Kwame Nkrumah, a Ghanaian politician, and revolutionary once summarized the view of colonialism as, the policy by which a foreign power binds territories to herself by political ties with the primary object of promoting her own economic advantage.
On October 9th 2019, we shall be in Sironko Distract, Bugisu sub-region, Eastern Uganda, celebrating 57th anniversary of our national independence with the theme, “Consolidation of national unity, security, freedom, and prosperity.”
Governments around the world are recognizing the need to introduce open government reforms to better deliver on the demands and aspirations of their citizens. This is not, however, something that can be achieved by government reformers alone.
Uganda has been rated and accredited as one of the best countries to host International Conferences worldwide. Following this, Uganda will host the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Kampala from 22-29 September 2019.
Uganda today stands at a total of 4,971km National tarmacked roads, excluding the urban tarmac roads as of June 30th, 2019. Besides, Uganda National Roads Authority is currently implementing a total of 27 road projects (new construction and upgrading from gravel to paved bituminous standards) covering a total distance of over 1,920Km.
There has been a mixed reaction on the President’s state of the nation address. Some people like myself welcomed it because it was timely and focused on issues of national importance, while others are complaining that it was too brief and wanting on security and foreign relations.