Winnie Watera

Winnie Watera

Show BioHide BioContent Developer at Centre for Policy Analysis/ Parliament Watch Uganda, Social Media Enthusiast and slactivist. Winnie graduated from Makerere University in B.A Development Economics and intends to pursue a career in policy analysis. She loves to read, is idealistic, highly imaginative, intuitive, and spiritual.

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Speaker appreciated for Suspending MPs

Published 4months ago -

MPs in attendance of today’s plenary sitting were all praises of the actions of Speaker Rebecca Kadaga in suspending MPs yesterday. Approximately 24 MPs openly opposed to the motion to lift the age limit, mostly from the opposition were forcefully ejected fr... More »


Political Baracuda: Uganda’s real problem

Published 9months ago -

One clause in the production sharing agreement signed on behalf of the Republic of Uganda by a yet to be known Minister and Tullow Oil after the sale of interests to CNOOC and Total is the genesis of the multifaceted problem Uganda is currently facing known as... More »

Photo Credit: UN

Women, land and Food Security

Published 11months ago -

The prolonged dry spell that ravaged the country for the past months left almost 10.9 million Ugandans food insecure, a joint inter-ministerial statement laid in Parliament on February 14th noted. This number is expected to rise, with 1.58 million needing food... More »

Mulago interns strike

The Uganda Medical Intern question

Published 1year ago -

The scene of striking public servants is not a rare occurrence especially by those in the education and health sector. However, with band aid promises, that continue to plague the sectors calm returns only to resume amid the unfulfilled promises.  31st Augus... More »


Min. of Finance and Parliament are part of UBC woes

Published 1year ago -

Photo credit: Daily Monitor A number of public institutions are grappling with efforts to stay afloat, especially those that are supposed to be self-sustaining. For some, the Ministry of Finance whether unintentionally or knowingly has successfully derailed th... More »

How the Speaker and Deputy Speaker Election unfolded

Published 2years ago -

Article 82(4) of the Constitution provides that, “no business shall be transacted in Parliament other than an election to the Office of Speaker at any time that office is vacant.” In line with the Article, Speaker elections were held at Parliament on the 1... More »