Monthly Archives: January 2012

Another bites the dust

Partings are rarely easy. Many cannot handle them and they prefer to do it at a distance so as not be be soiled by the free-flowing tears or by the indecision that might strike at the very last minute. It … Continue reading

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Traders on strike

The traders stared down the government and went on strike yesterday. Today, they have successfully completed the second day of this three-day thing. Kampala is a different place from what you are used to. There are those who are regretting … Continue reading

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A prole’s tale

So if you are a sophisticated prelate with a cool name (maybe, Michael), you have to know that your coolness stops at the borders. Continue reading

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Dilemma

But as you worry about some government hack going all over your business, how do you handle your employer? What happens when you step over the line, forget that there is no official one? Continue reading

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The grind

They said you need to put a body on page one if you want to make it in the rough world of writing. They also said one needs to loo to TV for good writing. They said many other such … Continue reading

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50 years of…nothing

This year, my country celebrates 50 years of Independence. There will be a lot of fanfare, I can predict (no prizes). We are all being told we have to be happy that we have come this far from being the … Continue reading

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Save yourself

It’s a common feeling; everyone’s been down in the doldrums before. Sometimes it’s not as easy as saying, “I lift mine eyes to the hills…” But seriously, where do you turn when the bets you’d lined up are all falling … Continue reading

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