A more convincing answer to Joachim Buwembo’s argument “ why many non-Baganda love the Kabaka more today”, is language. Luganda is a de facto national language and I think explains the cultural penetration of all things Buganda including the favourable interpretation of the Kabaka of Buganda as depicted by Buwembo (see his blog post here).
Dear Mr. President (Elect) Yoweri Museveni I hope this letter finds you well. Judging from the reporting of your trip to Nairobi over the oil pipeline issue the Kenyan political establishment expects nothing less than an agreement to export oil through Lamu. The Citizen reported that the talks had“collapsed”, for example, even if an official
Heavily armed members of Uganda’s elite anti-terrorism police stand guard along the neatly manicured perimeter of the US Embassy in Kampala. Occasionally they shout commands and point their guns. For security reasons you are not allowed to stop or park a car within a certain radius of the US Embassy on plot 1577 Ggaba Road,
Ugandan crude will be sold for the first time this year. The one-off sale by competitive bidding consists of 40,000 barrels extracted and stored earlier from extended well testing. An announcement about the sale was made by the Petroleum Exploration and Production Department [PEPD] the oil sector planning and regulatory body based in Entebbe. The
Uganda will announce a lead investor for its refinery project this month. The ranking officer in charge of the refinery project Mr. Robert Kasande in a brief email said, “ Yes, we’ll announce this month” in response to our queries seeking a definite confirmation. Two firms, a Russian and South Korean firm, were issued a
The praise and worship choir singing fortunes “Made in Africa” has been hushed by the retreating march of lower oil prices. Leading companies like Tullow oil, a shining talisman of the possibilities of oil riches on the continent’s undiscovered potential, have seen their share value fall by nearly half. For freshmen into the club of
Uganda’s proposed oil revenue management legislation was passed quietly into law on Thursday this week. A version of the bill, now law, was first circulated in 2010, making it one of the most considered pieces of legislation amongst the troika of oil laws passed this oil was discovered nearly a decade ago. Unlike other countries