Friends Of The Dead

By Felly Oyuga During my father’s funeral, the chief insisted on giving a short speech, but after he had had something to eat. So after eating, the chief came back to the gathering, tummy full and started his speech. He said that he was in school with my father. My aunt then asked, ‘’which school? […]

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Wear Your Big Girl Panties

By Felly Oyuga I am going through my Whatsapp and come across a post in one of our groups.  The post is about a woman who posted on Facebook that her husband watches porn with their six-year-old son. She then claims to cry about it daily. Everyone’s typical reaction is rage against the husband. Understandably. […]

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Don’t Put Us In The Same Box

Women don’t have to like each other  Women don’t share the same privileges  Women don’t share the same ideologies  Women don’t want the same things  Our struggles are wired differently  And we deserve to express them all. By Afia Kwakyewaa Owusu-Nyantakyi I remember when Christian Amanpour’s Love and Sex Documentary in Ghana first premiered in […]

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To Leave or Stay at Home?

It is estimated that Mary Mother of Jesus was twelve years old when she was betrothed to Joseph. She could have been between 13 to 14 years when she gave birth to Jesus Christ. Mary, probably the most hailed woman in all religious custom is most praised for being a virgin when the angel gave […]

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Book Review: Culture of Honor by Danny Silk

By Racheal Kiiza Book: Culture of Honor Subtitle: Sustaining A Supernatural Environment Author: Danny Silk Pages: 568 This book provides and calls for a culture of honor in the church, a culture that strips off the clothes of shame, fear and punishment culture in our churches today. The book opens with a thrilling but scary […]

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Mapping Our Own World

By Amandla Karungi 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 an ancient material which comes from the bark of a tree; bark cloth by African designer José […]

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Focus & Growth

By Racheal Kiiza This week marks the beginning of March, and with the new month comes the realization that we are well into 2017. There are a lot of months left in the year but it’s important to take stock of our progress towards the goals we set at the end of 2016.  No time like […]

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