By hating Rwanda Museveni wished to buy banished mother’s affection

Museveni’s origins are shrouded in mystery. Many versions of where he was born and his true nationality are claimed. Those who know him view the vagueness around his origins as deliberately created. He one time said that he was born in Mbarara Hospital even as he claimed he does not know his exact date of birth. That was in Mbarara in April 1992. But later … Continue reading By hating Rwanda Museveni wished to buy banished mother’s affection

Why disaster readiness is critical for Africa, and what the Commonwealth is doing about it

By Patricia Scotland Five months ago, Cyclone Idai ripped through the Southern African region, causing a massive humanitarian disaster that affected three million people. More than a thousand perished, while 200,000 lost their homes, many of whom are still to this day living in refugee camps. Economic losses were estimated at more than $1 billion across the affected countries – Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Madagascar. … Continue reading Why disaster readiness is critical for Africa, and what the Commonwealth is doing about it