Just as Christians in the 1800s were persecuted for embracing foreign teachings, today the regime in power vilifies civil society and opposition political parties as foreign agents.
Never has a political contest in Uganda’s history been so furiously played out in the media space as the 2021 national elections.
Debate is raging as to whether Uganda can hold a scientific election, preceded by mass media and digital campaigns.
Despite continual threats, the media in Uganda continues to tackle controversial issues and break big stories of corruption and abuse of power.
Some may say it’s far fetched to compare a 1970s African dictator with the President of the United States. But the similarities between Idi Amin and Donald Trump are quite startling.
The cases of two women who died in childbirth in two different parts of Uganda are being used in a Constitutional Court battle forcing the government to fulfill its healthcare obligations.