Speaking today at a public lecture organised by the Refugee Law Project at Makerere University to mark the 50th anniversary of the expulsion of Asians, Professors Sylvia Tamale and Samwiri Lwanga-Lunyiigo said that the economic domination and exploitation that caused the expulsion of Asians in 1972 is back in full swing and is attracting the same resentment they did in the 1970s.
Robert Odida, the In-Charge of Koblin Youth Rehabilitation Centre says that the majority of the children who were rescued were below the age of 10, and these have been reunited with their families, thanks to the efforts of the area leaders and partner Civil Society Organizations.
While there are questions on whether there is a need to import electricity from Kenya, some suggest the bigger questions include whether Isimba Dam was insured. Why should the government pay to repair the Dam after the floods if it was really insured? What about the threats the Dam poses to nearby communities?