Casualty

Article written by Likeleli M. Monyamane. She lay in her vomit – Again A casualty of Thirsty Thursday Sign on the door read – no admittance for under 23 But her 8 year-old is allowed in So that she can drag her home – Again Her heavy drunken body Looks like its ready to crush […]

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Dressing For Danger

By Kye Makyeli I had forgotten what it felt like to constantly look over both shoulders as I walk down the street. I had forgotten that I had to scrutinize my clothing to avoid “sending the wrong message.” As soon as I resumed my nightly outing routine (after a short hiatus) it didn’t take long for me to […]

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Wanting More

By Vivienne Amijee In my line of work, customer service, I tend to meet a lot of ladies and we all seem to have related relationship issues: Married and unhappy, taken and blissful, single and lonely, single and happy, in a fling and contented, in a relationship with a cheater, divorced and at the brink […]

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Kampala Fashion Week 2015

By Joan Semanda.   I recently attended Kampala Fashion Week, the second edition of its kind in Kampala that was initiated by Gloria Wavamunno, a fashion designer here in Kampala. This year, unlike last year, it was held in a room on Acacia Mall’s rooftop. Walking in during the day and watching the team work […]

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Boko Haram: Facts & Figures

Article by Christelle Mekoh April 14, 2014, an abduction took place at Government Secondary School, Chibok, in the Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria. Who were abducted? 300 girls. This headline took the world by storm and created an international campaign known by many as “Bring Back Our Girls”. The #BBOG movement was born! […]

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My Work Hubby!

By Nellie Umutesi-Vigneron Five short years ago, I met my work hubby while, unceremoniously, being scheduled to receive my new laptop for work. Romantic, right? Wrong. It was un-love at first scheduling conflict. After weeks of unsuccessfully meeting, we were finally able to agree on a time and place that was convenient for both of […]

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Is It November Already?!

By Elma Asio The year is drawing to a close and 2015 is almost through. Soon we’ll be caught up in that time when we forget that it’s actually 2016 and continue to reference 2015, especially when we need to write down the date, until it finally sticks in our minds. A number of us are […]

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Being A Battered Wife

By Joan Semanda.   Case in point: Beatrice Achola, age 28. Wife to Moses Olyel. Moses’ mother and father approached a traditional clan court in Oyam district, Uganda, over allegations that Beatrice was a witch-doctor. Upon hearing the accusations, the court sentenced Beatrice to 30 cane strokes in front of the village clan and her four […]

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