Traditional banking is dead, time to bury the cadaver

The news came via social media. That one of the big banks was closing all its upcountry branches. It...

In the Tower of Babel: the development trap in our discourse

There are times when you don’t know if you are going or coming. Your head spins so fast, you...

Between “Kyapa mu Ngalo” and Kibaale’s land redistributions

If economics were a being, he/she would be a hydra ‘handed’ monster. It has a way it plays tricks...

Namutamba: when civic leadership dies, societies fall apart

I don’t know if you have ever heard of a place called Namutamba. For me, until recently, it was...

Our skills crisis: square pegs in round holes?

The people (nations) of the lake area (also called the inter lacustrine region) share a beautiful culture. More than...
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DR. SEJJAAKA IS A CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT WHOSE EXPERIENCE AS BOTH A PROFESSOR AND ENTREPRENEUR, HAS GIVEN HIM THE CLARITY NECESSARY TO COMMENT ON SOCIAL ISSUES.

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Of provincial elites and our national pettiness

If you want to understand how Ugandan society’s collective mentality operates, I guess you have to go back to the era of colonial occupation. That is because the arrival of missionaries and our erstwhile colonial masters is probably the furthest…

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The Strange Tale of the Scorpion and the Frog

Economic literature is replete with analyses of man’s rationality as an economic unit. This has been received wisdom for ages. But some people are beginning to challenge it. Take for example this year’s winner of the Nobel Prize for economics,…

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Africa’ rising? Not so fast…

Yesterday we went back to school. It was at the CEO Summit 2017 and we were receiving the keynote address by Jennie Barugh, head of DFID Uganda. The theme was ‘accelerating inclusive growth: vision 2020’. Her topic was ‘beyond the…

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Wanted: a code of ‘sharaf’ for business

I have fond memories of a certain gentleman. Let me call him Sahib but that is not his real name. About fifteen years ago, I started doing business with...