Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ghost of a revolutionary

News of the power shift in Burkina Faso is trending. Since the common people decided enough was enough and and kicked the president, Blaise Compaore out, it has been a mad house on social media. It is laughable, agreed, how¬†Compaore … Continue reading

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Adieu Shadrack

The earth is insatiable. It keeps on swallowing and nothing can ever fill its belly. We are all headed for the same exit, no matter what the rate of our movements but still, many times we all stop and marvel … Continue reading

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Ugandan roulette

For the Pope, the urge to look at the Holy Chronometer must have been strong and he had to fight to keep the Holy Eyes on his guest and the camera. Continue reading

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Of bad investments and long waits

Every time I hear or read anything about the National Social Security Fund, my hackles rise. It is something I am very interested in but at the same time, I know it is the cause of so much stress to … Continue reading

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What makes the man

Not a question. What makes a man is different from one society to the next. This should have been strongly brought to the fore in recent weeks after news of the Chinese billionaire who supposedly said people who get to … Continue reading

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The type of man who’s always on the road

There are a number of these statues in this little town I live in. They are innocent and all seem to point to a certain goodness of heart that the people do not even know they have. Coming from a … Continue reading

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Heart strings

Even that terrible jam on Entebbe Road, made worse on days the Big Man is going to be traveling to or from State House. Yes, even that hustle becomes desirable when the clarity hits. It all sounds like something out of a Bob Marley song. Continue reading

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