The Richest Man in Kole

Mr. Okello, the richest man in my village is a smallholder farmer practising mixed farming. He cultivates mainly temporary cash crops like: cassava, millet and maize; and vegetables like boyo, abuga. Every plot of his land has fruits like mangoes, oranges, passion fruits, growing; whose leaves fall down, rot and decompose to provide manure for … Continue reading The Richest Man in Kole

Elections and the Vicious Cycle of Poverty

It is that season again - Presidential and Parliamentary Elections are due next year and the election canvasing has began. During a similar season leading up to the 2016 elections, i wrote: When Ugandan politicians are electioneering – as they are actively doing in 2015 in preparation for the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections – … Continue reading Elections and the Vicious Cycle of Poverty