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Andrew Mwenda: Inconvenient Facts about Educated Ugandans

Kikuubo is the epicenter of Uganda’s business activity, especially local business. You go there as 11am on Monday or 11pm on Sunday and the place will be busy like a beehive - people selling in shops, others loading lorries with goods to take to South Sudan, Congo, Rwanda and other

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Andrew Mwenda to FDC Supporters: Stop Blaming Others for Your Misery

Dear friends in extremist radical wing of the FDC led by opposition presidential candidate for life, Dr. Kizza Besigye. I was away on holiday in Dubai during this Easter and was unable to send you a frank festive message as has become custom in our increasingly hot and steamy relationship. You

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Museveni Praises Andrew Mwenda’s Mother, Asks Ugandans to Emulate Her

President Yoweri Museveni on Friday showered Constance Kabakaali Muhangazima with praises and asked Ugandans to emulate her to attain socio-economic development. Museveni was speaking at Constance Kabakaali Adyeeri’s 83rd birthday celebration and thanksgiving in Burahya County, Kabarole District on Friday. Constance Kabakaali Adyeeri is wife to the late Phillip Muhangazima and mother

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Andrew Mwenda: Besigye Supporters Need to Change From a Man Who Has Failed for 17 Years

Opinion: Andrew Mwenda Dear friends and allies in the radical extremist wing of the FDC led by opposition presidential candidate for life, Dr. Kizza Besigye. I closed last year with a message to you and your reaction was typical of your uncouth ways: you never reply to my arguments. You only

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Andrew Mwenda: Muntu’s Defeat Marks End of Decent Politics in FDC

Opinion: Andrew Mwenda “Follow an idea from its birth to its triumph,” Bertrand de Jouvenel observed in his 1948 volume, On Power, “and it becomes clear that it came to power at the price of an astounding degradation of itself. The result is not reason which has found a guide but

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Andrew Mwenda: What Happened to Mugabe Cannot Happen to Museveni

Opinion: Andrew M. Mwenda The fall of President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been welcomed by many Ugandans with excitement. For many people tired of President Yoweri Museveni’s long rule, Mugabe’s fall gives hope that their nightmare is about to end. That a long serving president who had ruled his country like

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Andrew Mwenda: NRM Has Miserably Failed to Justify Age Limit Removal

Opinion: Andrew Mwenda The real crisis of the NRM The debate on the proposed amendment of the constitution to remove the age limit has gathered a lot of momentum. Across the country people are debating. Yet the NRM which began it still lacks a sense of purpose and direction. It has no

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Tamale Mirundi: Andrew Mwenda is Mad, Bobi Wine Should Ignore Him

Joseph Tamale Mirundi, President Yoweri Museveni’s controversial advisor on media, has attacked the president’s ‘media consultant’ and journalist Andrew Mwenda. Mirundi was responding to Mwenda’s recent exchanges with  Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine. In his posts, widely shared on social media, Mwenda has said Bobi Wine is ignorant

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Andrew Mwenda: Why I Work for Museveni

OPINION: ANDREW MWENDA   Controversial journalist Andrew Mujuni Mwenda has explained why he works for Uganda's three-decade president Yoweri Museveni. Mwenda was responding to attacks from supporters of musician and legislator Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine. In a recent social media post, Andrew Mwenda said Bobi was unfit to even head a

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Andrew Mwenda: Bobi Wine Lacks the Basic Competences to Even Manage a Village

Opinion: Andrew Mwenda Why Bobi Wine is misguided   So Bobi Wine issued a “letter to Young Ugandans” in which he claims that colonialism marked Uganda’s golden age. This is the problem with President Yoweri Museveni’s critics - always ignorant and emotional and their arguments always lack substance in both matter and manner.   I

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