Category : Diplomacy


Four Decades and 800M People Out of Poverty: Lessons From China’s Poverty Alleviation Approach

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February 6th, 2024

George Musiime At the dawn of African independence, Kwame Nkrumah is quoted to have said “Seek ye first the political Kingdom and all else shall be added unto you.” However, as reality has proved to us, whereas political freedom might have been a necessary condition for Africa’s economic freedom, some analysts contend that this was not necessarily […]

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What is the Non-Aligned Movement’s (NAM) Place in Contemporary Global Political Space?

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February 6th, 2024

By Moshi Israel After Uganda hosting the 19th NAM and G77+ China Summits in Kampala, I felt it prudent that I focus my analytical scope on the relevance of NAM in the current political climate. It is my strong view that this movement’s relevance is needed today as much as it was during the time of […]

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Strategies for Uganda to Harness China’s Development Finance

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February 2nd, 2024

By Nnanda Kizito Sseruwagi On 8th August 2023, David Theis-the Press Secretary and Spokesperson of the World Bank Group- released a statement about Uganda in the wake of our Parliament’s passing of the Anti-Homosexuality Act, noting that “no new public financing to Uganda will be presented to our Board of Executive Directors until the efficacy of […]

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Let’s not diminish Uganda’s G77 & China leadership

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January 30th, 2024

By Nnanda Kizito Sseruwagi On 21st January 2024, Uganda assumed chairmanship of the Group of 77 (G77) and China during the official opening of the Third South Summit at Speke Resort Munyonyo. The G77 is a coalition of over 130 developing countries founded to promote shared economic interests and to amplify their negotiation voice at the […]

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G77+China and a New International Economic Order (NIEO)

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January 27th, 2024

By Moshi Israel Some of the fundamental questions we should ask ourselves, we the citizens of the global south are; why we need a New International Economic Order (NIEO) and how that would look like. To answer the second part of this question precipitately; such a world would be vastly different from the current one […]

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Navigating the minefield of negative media punchlines on China-Africa relations will take forming our own opinions

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January 27th, 2024

By George Musiime As Africans, we cannot continue to be a people that turn on our own because we have outsiders urging us on to do so. We are as human, as the next human trying to help us determine our destiny. Unfortunately, to use the words of one notable Son of Africa Dr. Kaihura […]

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Non-Aligned Movement Offers us Hopes for a Multipolar World

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January 10th, 2024

By Nnanda Kizito Sseruwagi. The world’s bipolar power structure which had determined the security policies of the two global powers, the USA and USSR, collapsed with the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991. This left America as the sole power with global dominance. I think that the inherent structure of unipolarity and the U.S.’s […]

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They Came, They Saw, They Joined: China’S Association With G77 

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January 10th, 2024

By Steven Akabwayi While at Kigezi High School Kabale, we had a teacher who was fond of making fun of students but we could find it hard to hate him because of his great sense of humor and storytelling skills that made us fall in love with history. One of the remarkable phrases I remember from […]

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China’s Example for Uganda’s Development Dilemmas

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January 8th, 2024

  By Nnanda Kizito Sseruwagi If you are to read only one line in this article, and merely for motivational value, it is that China reassures us of the possibility of changing the course of history. It did so. I don’t suggest we should copy and paste the Chinese model. I call that we learn […]

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Israel at the International Court of Justice: A Stern Test for the United Nations and its Institutions

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January 4th, 2024

By Marvin Hannington Kalema The year 2024 promises to be yet another interesting one if the events that transpired at the close of the past year are anything to go by. On the 29th of December 2023, the government of the Republic of South Africa formally filed a case against the state of Israel with […]

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