The stability of any country and security of all people depends on the politics of the day. Our country has chosen to play the survival kind of politics and what that means is that only the strong will survive in this lawless society. The break down of all institutions provides the avenue to all we see in happening in the country, deaths, robberies, murders, raids into civil society, etc.
Our sole purpose in sacrificing our time and resources has been invested in making sure that we defend the dignity of every Ugandan, expand opportunity, build an economy that creates jobs but also serves and rebuilds households that is the dream some of us are committed to not the scramble for a few jobs to make a small class happy and while millions of Ugandans starve, bleed to death in hospitals and health centres and others are rendered homeless and destitute in their own country.
According to Whitaker when she was in government, she had explicit instructions to lobby African countries not to sign the Rome Statute. It seems she was not up to the task and largely failed in her job to lobby to the African countries because not just Uganda signed the Statute but a whole host of African countries.
The Constitution of the Republic of Uganda enacted in1995 mandates the Uganda Police Force to protect life and property as well as preserve law and order among other functions. Article 221 of the Constitution further directs the Uganda Police Force and any other police force to observe and respect human rights and freedoms in the performance of their functions.
If consent of the governed is the most fundamental concept of democracy, its most essential right is the right of citizens to choose their leaders in free, fair, and regular elections. Other rights are fundamental to democracy. Indeed, elections alone are insufficient to sustain it.
“Our egos have eaten away our aspirations and rendered us a survival generation. We live in a country where you cannot dream because there is one man with all our dreams and visions.”