David F. K. Mpanga on "The Politics of Common Sense"
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David F.K. Mpanga is the Deputy Chairman at Bowmans, a top tier Africa-wide law firm, and  co-founder of top tier law firm, A.F. Mpanga Advocates (now Bowmans Uganda). He is a barrister of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple and an advocate of the courts of Uganda with almost three decades of experience. David is also the Minister for Special Duties in the Buganda Government, an institution headed by the Kabaka of the Kingdom of Buganda. David is also the author of The Politics of Common Sense.

In this episode, David speaks about his book The Politics of Common Sense, including how he decided on the title, beliefs and perspectives which he had that were challenged as he wrote his book, the origins of negative tribalism on the continent, the importance of strong institutions in governance and why young Africans cannot afford to be apathetic when it comes to politics.

David also speaks about his love for music, how he started deejaying as a hobby and his Mixcloud channel.

The Politics of Common Sense is available at Aristoc and Bookpoint (in Kampala, Uganda), and is available for purchase online at Apple and Barnes & Noble

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