Western leftists are arguing among themselves about whether there will be bananas under socialism. In Africa, however, bananas do not necessarily represent the vagaries of capitalism.
In Kampala, Nasser Road has become an iconic site of entrepreneurial printing, most famously, its ubiquitous posters of notorious political figures like Saddam Hussein and Osama Bin Laden.
The writings of Ugandan lawyer David Mpanga are both literary and legalistic, rooted in African conceptions of storytelling and self-determination.
Uganda’s rulers don’t get that clobbering words is impossible. The pen will escape every hammer, and cross borders to haunt oppressors, even if the authors are no longer around.
Uganda has never qualified for the World Cup, but at a continental level it is making a comeback. So is its club football.
The Ugandan architect, Stephen Mukiibi, reflects on his studies in Soviet Ukraine and the lessons he learned on equality, environment, race, and friendship.
A new book revisits the career of Uganda’s first elected prime minister, Benedicto Kiwanuka, his followers, and political ideas.
Now that we have had time to process it: Uganda's January 2021 elections were a key step in the country's long transformation towards a fully fledged neoliberal society.
African states are involved in the War on Terror more than we think. They're surrounded by an eco-system of the war industry.
Ideas for how to pressure Uganda's "M-Pigs" to become elected representatives who actually serve in the public interest.
The United States must make the choice to side with the majority of Ugandans who would like to see democracy take root in Uganda.
Ugandan activist and politician Dr. Stella Nyanzi challenges a new generation of women to take up the struggle for political freedoms and revolution.
How did popular music become the battlefield of Uganda's future? And what are the consequences?
The Ugandan government quells public unrest with violence. What won't it do in the name of "security"?
Cooperatives provide a convenient lens through which to examine the political present and future of Uganda, if not the greater region.
Communities that live and work in African woodlands must become central to conservation efforts.
Burundian refugees in Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda are enacting grassroots responses to COVID-19.
Local traditions of crisis management have largely been shed along the path to “development.” The age of COVID-19 is the time to recover them.
The parallels between COVID-19 and the 1910s in Kampala, when the colonial regime used a series of plagues to cut Ugandans out of the capital city.