Norbert Mao is a Ugandan politician and lawyer. He has been president of the Democratic Party since 2010, and he served as the Local Council 5 chairman for Gulu District.
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Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania, was a Pan-Africanist and an internationalist, and this book includes contributions from leading commentators—those who worked and fought imperialism alongside Nyerere, members of a younger generation, and Nyerere in his own words. The writings reflect on Nyerere and liberation, the Commonwe...
Then I’ll keep referring to this one - an academic reflection on the legacy of the Great Julius Nyerere. Not a book to be read in a hurry but to be chewed slowly and digested. – source
Norbert MaoMar 27, 2021
On July 4, 1976, more than a hundred hostages, held at gunpoint in Entebbe, Uganda, were freed in a spectacular rescue operation and flown to safety in Israel, over 2000 miles away. Their captors were Arab and German terrorists, aided by the Ugandan army; their liberators were members of Israel's elite commando unit, Sayeret Matkal, simply known as...
To understand why Uganda and Entebbe means a lot to @IsraeliPM Benjamin Netanyahu, read this book. It is by a brother about a brother who was killed in Entebbe at the tender age of 30! Surely, a fruit fallen unripe! If you can’t find the book talk nicely to me. – source
Norbert MaoFeb 04, 2020
@TimKalyegira @qataharraymond You’re spot on. Those who target the heart usually triumph over those who target the mind. Emotion is the jet fuel of logic. Read Westen’s book - the Political Brain. – source
Norbert MaoDec 30, 2019
@rkabushenga @cobbo3 @AgaSekalala @dfkm1970 @Kalinaki @TioKauma A fascinating book. Next you should read this one by Michael Pillsbury. Reminds me of the race between the hare and the tortoise! One is faster but distracted while the other is slow but steady. – source
Norbert MaoDec 25, 2019
In this post-truth and post-shame era, this book refreshed me enormously through the weekend. – source
Norbert MaoOct 28, 2019
Tribe tells the hidden history of the Mountains of the Moon, the glacier-crowned lost world of incomparable beauty that lies at the heart of equatorial Africa. Award-winning author Tom Stacey has been intimately involved in the life of the mountains and their people for over 50 years. In this compelling work, straddling the genres of travel and his...
For more about Rwenzururu please read Tom Stacey's book "Tribe: the Hidden History of the Mountains of the Moon". – source
Norbert MaoNov 29, 2016