Latest Commentaries

  • TAX AND THEN MORE

    ‘OMUSOLO’, that is a translation of the word TAX in the local Buganda dialect, which mostly inspired fear in the 90s and the need to hide under

  • The Black Panther movie is not African, it is African American

  • WOMEN AND TAX

    Dominating the largely informal sector in the country, women in Uganda are the major drivers of the Ugandan economy. It means that, any form of

  • Infinity War villain may have a solution to saving mother earth

    Take a scenario. You have suffered loss at the hands of Joseph Kony’s LRA. You have watched the horrors of villages burning to the ground and

Latest Monitor Commentaries

  • Hard times awaken human spirit

    The survivors’ struggle was not only for food, but against extremely huge forces of nature, including avalanches and extreme winter conditions for

  • Are we paying tax for systems that are no longer working?

    It appears that institutions are not working, and human rights and certain privileges are only extended to a small group

  • Youth Livelihood Programme is on steady path to success

    It is important to fathom that beneficiary groups have a maximum of three years within which to pay back the loan they receive, hence the term

  • Protect everyone in Uganda from killers

    Before Wamono’s grisly killing, two other cases were recorded by police on July 13. The bodies of Bashir Wandebe, a guard, and one Tom Mudoma were

  • Walk; if it doesn’t kill you it will leave you healthier

    Walking is a wonderful way to exercise. Almost anyone can walk, no matter their level of unfitness

  • Bad mathematics can kill NRM power

    You see, the brain makes decisions before we are conscious of (or express) those decisions

  • Navel-gazing political class has just sunk to a new low

    Further irrelevance of MPs is what is likely to happen when the security measures President Yoweri Museveni has ordered for each MP are implemented

  • Fallout on taxes says a lot about our budgeting

    Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda then briefed Parliament that the President’s directive to halve the tax that was imposed on mobile money

  • LCI victory for NRM might not necessarily mean the party is popular

    Under normal circumstances, winning elections would automatically be attributed to rising popularity

  • On the challenge of evaluating world leaders

    My initial take on the story was that it was fake news, but to make assurances doubly sure I consulted a media expert on the matter

  • In sympathy with President Museveni

    Since assuming responsibility of government, President Museveni has been an effective long-time leader

  • Bad advisers infiltrate government

    Mr President, I say this in reference to my earlier correspondences in December 2013 and January 2014, where I made a formal brief, whose contents