The Oil Presidential Handshake a true image of a Patronage led economy.

The quality of a country‚Äôs policies and governance depends on the strength of its Institutions and those appointed to led in those institutions. The ongoing Parliamentary inquiry into the Presidential Handshake tells you how easy it is for a patronage system to misuse institutions to share or loot resources meant for the entire nation. As…

And my thoughts on oil: Curse or Blessing? – Nandala Mafabi

In Uganda, corruption is on the increase despite the extensive institutional mechanisms aimed at curtailing the vice because of the lack of will by those in power. Uganda is now the second most corrupt country in East Africa after Burundi

Oil Proceeds will be kept in the Consolidated Fund – Maria Kiwanuka

Today I was privileged to be part of the conference organized by Global Rights Alert and Oil in Uganda on Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative – EITI a mechanism that fosters transparency amongst oil companies and oil producing countries. This is meant to create an avenue where the people of a given country see through the…