Go Big or Go Home!

27th October 2017 Amandla Karungi 0

As a young woman getting married in 2017, I have noticed differing reactions of people from different age groups when I tell them of “my impending nuptials” (It sounds more regal to call it that). […]



12th October 2017 Amandla Karungi 1

At times, I ask myself if I would become a politician like you, standing on the back of a small white pick-up with my hands waving rhythmically, enveloped by a throng of villagers whose votes […]

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Thoughts & Reflections

How To Climb A Mountain

26th July 2017 Amandla Karungi 0

Carry water. There will be someone at the foot of the mountain to help you carry all your litres of water. You need them. Prepare your sugar. If you have kept away from sugar because […]

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The Puppet Show

16th June 2017 Amandla Karungi 4

I sat in a fortress of solitude, even though around me sat waves and waves of souls. It was a gaping hole and no one could catch me. I had run out of my social […]

Current Affairs


16th May 2017 Amandla Karungi 4

#MenAreTrash has been a trending hashtag on Twitter in the past few days.  Are they? Or are they not? What sparked this conversation? Last week circulating on Facebook was a picture of a South African […]

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Mapping Our Own World

9th May 2017 Amandla Karungi 2

Uganda’s fashion industry has come a long way from the days when just shoving kitenge material onto anything would do as fashion. We are now experimenting with new material and designs, including a modern take on […]

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Thoughts & Reflections


13th March 2017 Amandla Karungi 0

Letting go I love the certainty of things, the way things always are, the way they used to be; mother peeping through our bedroom door every night, my eyes fixed on the same wall every […]

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Black Is A Colour

19th December 2016 Amandla Karungi 0

Tick the box which applies to you. For statistical purposes only. White Black Coloured OTHER I take a few minutes to consider, glance at my skin and decide that it would be less confusing to […]