Truth is I actually don’t know who killed him. What I know is that we are all responsible for his death.

A friend, Mumbere Daniel Mahinda of Urban Tv wrote a poem about who is responsible with a few details of who he thinks killed I know who killed Afande Felix Andrew Kaweesi and how it was done.

Danial wrote and said;

I know who killed Afande Kaweesi.
Kaweesi was killed by journalists!
Journalists described Kaweesi as a source who became a friend, who tirelessly fought to defend them from brutality by the Police Force
Yet the same journalists failed to task the Police and all investigating organs to do more to apprehend the criminals taking the lives of Ugandans in a seemingly visible pattern
Journalists failed to tell the story of why Muslim clerics were being targeted
Journalists failed to tell the story of why the criminals favored the use of motorcycles
Journalists failed to question the police on the futile investigations, unreleased reports and rampant insecurity
My fellow journalists, we killed Kaweesi!

Being good at you job, can get you killed.

Envy is one of the causes of evil, alongside the love of money. Journalists painted a good lovable man who was so good at his job, but failed to safe guard him from those who envied him.

I know who killed Afande Kaweesi
Kaweesi was killed by the Police and other security organs
The Police and its apparatus arrived at crime scene after crime scene, gathered evidence, produced composite images of suspects, conducted investigations and DID NOT APPREHEND THE CRIMINALS
The president said it;
‘You people always have clues leading to the criminals and yet because you have been infiltrated by criminal gangs, we have come to this…’ – Museveni
The IGP, CIID, CDF, CGP and the DISOs, GISOs, PISOs the president was talking about; you killed Kaweesi!

Police failed their own!

I can’t add anything to the above, it’s all in there. No wonder we are sorting ourselves now.


I know who killed Afande Kaweesi
Kaweesi was killed by the government he served
The president said public servants killed Kaweesi because they frustrated development projects like the installation of CCTV cameras in all major urban centers and highways through their incessant demands for higher salaries
Kaweesi was killed by the government that purchased posh air conditioned vehicles for its key personnel in sensitive security positions rather than securing armored vehicles. (The luxury of armored vehicles was spared for the Fountain of Honor and rioters!)
Kaweesi was killed by a government that accepted half-baked solutions and half-truths in the name of crime preventers as solutions for its glaring security gaps
Government of Uganda, you killed Kaweesi!

The amount of blood on the Ugandan government of it’s people…ahem.  Its needs a Jesus Christ Blood cleansing.

From Cancer machine, to bad roads, bad hospitals, bad schools, bad leaders, bad, bad, bad… This is all blood.

I know who killed Afande Kaweesi
Kaweesi killed himself
Kaweesi killed himself when he failed to establish a force competent enough to combat the violent crime that took his life; a force that would not pledge investigations and arrests of criminals every time a Ugandan was brutally murdered by gunmen on a motorcycle. (Kaweesi acted in various training and Human Resource capacities within the force and could take credit for the personnel’s competencies and blame for its inefficiencies)
Kaweesi killed himself when he refused to believe that his life was in any more danger than any other policeman doing his job. (Refer to Umar Kashaka’s interview with AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi published in Sunday Vision)
Sadly, Kaweesi killed Kaweesi!

Bad leadership springs from the head. If the head is not that good so will it’s following.

Kaweesi killed himself, he should have done well with recruitment and empowering his colleagues to do more than best, more than what was expected, more than the ordinary.

I know who killed Afande Kaweesi
Kaweesi was killed by You and I
You and I killed Kaweesi when we looked the other way as Muslim clerics were gunned down in cold blood
You and I killed Kaweesi when we refused to hold the security forces accountable for the alarming insecurity and crippling boldness of criminals terrorising us
You and I killed Kaweesi killed when we buried our heads in the sand and refused to believe that insecurity was ‘Coming To A Street Near You’
You and I killed Kaweesi when we made fun of the composite images and all efforts by our Police officers to apprehend crime. We made fun because we won’t trust our Police and we would rather crack jokes than undergo the baptism of fire that would accompany making the ‘Investigations Are Ongoing Department’ accountable!
You and I killed Kaweesi!
I know who killed Afande Kaweesi

Yeah! You killed him, your tweets killed him, your memes did this, your Facebook posts pulled the trigger.

You murdered Kaweesi!

Patricia Kahill

Patricia Kahill is a multipotentialite Christian entrepreneur, Content Marketing Coach and founder of the Content Marketing agency, Kahill Insights that helps business owners create engaging and interactive content items for digital platforms with a focus on returning a desired outcome. Patricia was the producer of SlamDunk Basketball Talk a show on House of Talent online TV, a former fellow at Harvest Institute for leadership and now an assessor there, and an alumnus of the YELP class of 2017. A member of the BNI Integrity chapter and African Women Entrepreneur Cooperative. She is driven by passion and curiosity, been taking every opportunity that has been given to her with an ambition of stamping her footprint on the world.

4 thoughts on “I know who killed Afande Felix Andrew Kaweesi!”

  1. This is a powerful indictment against all of us and because it is so powerful and truthful it has made even me feel a bit uncomfortable and trust me, I am not easily given to discomfort. Because of this I know that most of us, who read this including myself, will internally react, possibly squirm a little, but will actively do nothing because truth be told the ‘blame’ has been spread so wide that the sense of responsibility is not as keenly felt.

    We will ‘pass the buck’ in the hope that the next group in the poem that was ‘blamed for killing Kaweesi’ with grab the baton and run with it but sadly, the baton will be dropped and the various groups will look at the baton and then look at each other and turn shamefacedly away and continue with their lives until something even more devastating happens!

    …and therein lies the true indictment!

    1. I hear you Brenda, it is wide spread of responsible people, but it opens us to the idea that we are all responsible for each other.

      Whatever we do no matter the magnitude, it in certain ways affects others directly or indirectly.

  2. Patricia, I hadn’t thought about it from your perspective. Life usually doesn’t work out the way we usually think it would. At moments like these I at times sit back and look at life with another lens. I did not know him but his death really shook me as it unfolded that day. Am sure the truth will be revealed after sometime.
    But now that I look at it from your perspective, you could be right.

    1. There are many truths out there. I have found out that the biggest one is that truth we know deep down in our hearts about we contribute to the things we see around us. Those truths are what is important.

      Thank you for reading and leaving a comment.

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