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Byline: Daniel Kalinaki
Imagine for a moment that the Kabaka of Buganda went around the country promoting a government-run vaccination programme. There would be cheers, right?
Now imagine if the Omukama of Bunyoro, while on a tour of the oil fields near Lake Albert, told his subjects to vote for the NRM party since it had 'facilitated' the oil exploration in the area. Chances are, he is unlikely to be interrogated by the local RDC or district police commander.
These two examples go to the heart of what is wrong with the Institution of Traditional or Cultural Leaders Bill brought to Parliament last week.
For starters, while the law only puts flesh …