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On Uganda’s Internet shutdown and moral hazard

During the just concluded Ugandan elections 2021, the authorities that be, decided to shut down the Internet. Initially the shutdown was limited to what are called ‘social media applications’ like WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter. On election day this was extended…

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Of “dotards”, democracy and why nations fail.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word “dotard” as “a person in his or her dotage,” which is “a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness.” The Oxford’s dictionary definition is: “an old person,…

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A peak into 2021: what lies ahead?

If anybody had asked you how 2020 would turn out, none of us would have predicted the drama that it turned out to be! Locusts, an overflowing Lake Victoria, Covid-19 and its attendant deaths, a violent presidential campaign and then…

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