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My Problem With Bobi Wine And His Supporters

Some of our “intellectuals” are treating Bobi Wine as an alternative to President Yoweri Museveni. This is the pathway to disaster.

By Andrew M. Mwenda

Bobi Wine is being presented to us domestically and internationally as the symbol of our struggle for democracy, freedom, liberty and social transformation. Even some of our “intellectuals” are treating him as an alternative to President Yoweri Museveni. This is the pathway to disaster.

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Andrew Mwenda Continues With His Thought Experiment

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In 1995, Uganda had a population of 21m people and was collecting Shs 527 billion in revenue, which when adjusted to inflation comes to Shs 3.2 trillion in 2017 prices

By Andrew M. Mwenda

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We continue with our thought experiment on the economic performance of Uganda under Museveni.

In 1995, Uganda had a population of 21m people and was collecting Shs 527 billion in revenue, which when adjusted to inflation comes to Shs 3.2 trillion in 2017 prices or Shs 151,000 per person.

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Why are Ugandans so angry?

By Andrew M. Mwenda

How economic success has tended to create more political trouble for Museveni than comfort

Very many Ugandans are angry, very angry. They feel the country has lost direction. They argue that our politics is corrupted, our democracy in retreat, and elections are rigged. They say the economy is not growing, poverty is increasing, inequality is widening, and state capacity to deliver public goods and services has been grossly eroded. Yet the opposite is the case on almost all these issues.

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Gedanken (Thought Experiment)

By Andrew M. Mwenda

In 2005, I wrote to then commissioner general of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Allen Kagina, asking how many motor vehicles they register on average per month. She replied giving me a figure of 2800.

Last year (2016), the average number of motor vehicles being registered was 12,000 per month – an increase of 330%. Meanwhile the population in 2005 was 29m. Now it is 38m, a growth of 33%. Continue reading Gedanken (Thought Experiment)

Andrew Mwenda Further Admonishes FDC: In Embracing Radicalism, Leaders Are Going To Cross To NRM

By Andrew M. Mwenda

MP Odongo Otto refuses to vote for Besigye radical extremist, Ingrid Turinawe, and announces he will be quitting FDC.

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Besigye Radical Extremist TVO Denies His Identity

By Andrew M. Mwenda

So now Besigye’s demented psychopathic maniac, Robert Shaka, who goes by the pseudonym of Tom Voltaire Okwalinga or TVO is denying his identity.

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Andrew Mwenda Shifts His Discussion To ‘Serious Policy Issues’

By Andrew M. Mwenda

February 23, 2017: The Crisis In Uganda’s Agriculture

According to a government report, eleven million Ugandans are facing food shortages (famine) and need relief food to save them from potential starvation. Our country has suffered a drought. This has been followed by famine.

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Victory Over Besigye’s Radical Extremism

By Andrew M. Mwenda

The campaign against radical extremism in FDC by its cult leader and opposition presidential candidate for life, Kizza Besigye had taught us many lessons.

First the suffering the cult leader has gone through has traumatized his supporters who have blinded themselves to the profound strategic deficit in his courageous resilience.

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Besigye’s House Of Cards Begins To Crumble

By Andrew M. Mwenda

The radical extremist faction of FDC led by opposition presidential candidate for life, Kizza Besigye, is already pushing that party towards an open split. High profile politicians are finally finding their voice to stand up against intolerance and blackmail by this group.

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How Besigye And His Radical Extremists Have Ruined The Entire Opposition

By Andrew M. Mwenda

Is it possible for an opposition candidate to win the presidency when the combined opposition gets only 15% of the seats in parliament? How do we predict this? The only laboratory of human experience is history.

Are there countries in post colonial Africa where an opposition candidate won the presidency while the combined opposition lost parliament by a very big margin?

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Just Who Is Robert Shaka?

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TVO ADMIN: Robert Shaka

Earlier this year, internationally acclaimed journalist, Andrew M. Mwenda came out strongly against TVO, a Facebook page that has long been bent on a campaign to smear the government of Uganda.

According to Mwenda, this TVO entity has hacked into poorly protected government of Uganda websites and apparently negotiated deals to buy alleged classified content from them.

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Besigye’s Taking His Radical Extremists Nowhere

For 16 years now, opposition presidential candidate for life, Kizza Besigye, has led his followers, especially radical extremists, along a tunnel with no light at the end. He has promised them power through various means but failed to deliver anything except misery.

Their radicalism is a sign of lost hope; their anger is misdirected to those who seek to save them from a leader who is incapable of delivering on their false hopes.

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