Reading Time: 6 minutes Did the Ministers resign? No. They stepped aside. The legal implications are different since one would be to relinquish office while the other is simply to absent oneself from office to allow for time to have their name cleared. There is a caveat here on “stepping aside” here though. If a public official had instead
Reading Time: 3 minutesParliament of Uganda yesterday had arguably one of the hottest sessions in recent times. The Oil Debate as it is being called has come full circle. So let us say a couple of things about the implications of parliament’s kicking the can down the road. Firstly, Mps are keen to be relevant in the oil
Reading Time: 3 minutesOnce upon a Sunday this month in a fairly affluent neighborhood of a town called Entebbe (once known as Port Elizabeth) a family was settling down to the midday meal. In the kitchen a beef stew was being prepared. The lady of the house, her children and the maid were doing the sort of thing
Reading Time: 2 minutesSteve Jobs is dead. He was just 7 years old when Uganda became Independent in 1962. His story is better known now than the country where am writing from. Yesterday on the Hot Seat, the evening talk show on KFM where I sit every now and then, we hosted a discussion on Uganda’s upcoming Independence
Reading Time: 2 minutesUganda’s hard line stance on the stabilization clauses, which, we revealed, may prove to have been a winning negotiation formula. When President Yoweri Museveni’s directive for the oil companies to lift the stabilization clauses set back the Tullow farm-down it also forced a re-negotiation. Now sources tell me a couple of new situations have emerged.
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe company at the center of bribery claims says they have been the result of consistent attempts to undermine and discredit its standing and assets in Uganda. The claims are in a letter to the Speaker of the House ( see below). We suggested as much in our previous post here. The most plausible explanation