Spreading Love And Flowers To My Sisters

It is 2:00 am and I am wide awake. I put on my unkempt hair in a messy bun, switch on the lamp, take my writing book, and start scribbling. I can hear the grandfather’s clock ticking and I know that I am the only awake nocturnal being in a household full of sleepy heads. I started writing […]

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Permission To Enjoy Sex!

By Felly Oyuga At twenty-two, I told my mother I was pregnant. I was young, unwed and my mother was a staunch Christian. I was expecting her to throw her mug of tea at me. So after blurting out , ‘I’m pregnant!’, I closed my eyes tight and waited for the mug to land on my head. ‘Did […]

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A letter to Baba Opembe

  • by Teakisi
  • Sep 13, 2017
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Dear Baba Opembe, I have wanted for so long to write to you a letter. To tell you how my new home is not home without you. But is home anything so physical? I think home is where you are. When you are with me, I feel at home and I am more true to […]

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I Love You

I love you. I love you because you are me. I love you because there will never be another you and you are amazing as you are. I love you, each part of you. As you find yourself outside the bra, I think you are fine, really fine. Just learn to stick a little bit […]

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What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You (Part 2)

By Noeline Kirabo For “What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You (Part 1)”, click here. Your greatest asset is your brain: As women, we are raised to believe that your greatest asset is your physical  appearance, followed by character. This is constantly  affirmed by the different messages we get from different people throughout our lives. Mothers pay […]

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The Internal Clock

By Noeline Kirabo As women our life experiences are deep and vast: from the stresses of family life, the joys of motherhood (for some), the pressures and satisfaction of having and maintaining a successful career, while still being personally fulfilled, womanhood is indeed a complicated and curious amalgam of unbeatable expectations as well as great […]

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How Rugby Saved My Life

By Joan Semanda.   My name is Gabby. 7 years ago, I lost both of my parents in a flood in Kawempe where we stayed at the time. I was devastated to say the least. I am the oldest of four children and I had to fend for all of us, including Rosa, my sister, […]

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When Beauty Is A Curse

By Amanda Nasinyama From the 16th to the 18th of May, 2016 Uganda had the newly elected Members of Parliament take their oaths during a very colorful swearing in ceremony. One of the highlights of the event was the swearing in of the Gomba district female Member of Parliament, Ms. Sylvia Nayebare. To be honest, […]

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