Author Archives: Steven

About Steven

It wasn't me; arrest the voices. It was the voices in my head. Sike! I am Ugandan first. I care for development in my country. I am a curious observer second and I care to know what you think.

The voice has left the building

Moses “Radio” Nakintije Ssekibogo                                 Pix: howwe.biz On a cool Kampala evening about 2007, a silky voice broke through the night at Blue Africa, situated at Crested … Continue reading

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Somebody save me

Sitting in the waiting area at Mazda Vacaville and staring at the coffee machine with zero interest. The coffee is almost always bad, probably somebody’s idea of a strategy to save on costs, and I am not a fan of … Continue reading

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On this day in 1934…

On this day, Jan 17, 1934, my father was born. He was a twin; my aunt Rosalie died in the early 1990s. I came across this nugget about the time, date and place going through my father’s diaries and old … Continue reading

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Ghosts of the internet

At the end of December 2016, I quit Facebook. It wasn’t hard, as I had quit before. I knew deep down that this time I was not coming back. Six months later, I deleted my Instagram and Twitter accounts. The … Continue reading

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The Crypt

Living in a maze, one does not know what is real and what’s an illusion. The roads, windswept and trodden hundreds of times in the hot African sun; many hot African suns, are not clearly defined even at high noon. … Continue reading

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Random meetings

I work at different locations, and cities, in a week. My job requires me to drive to different stores often far from my home. I visit Fremont, CA twice a week. Now I love to travel. It gives me some … Continue reading

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A long history of violence

At the long table with most members of his family, The Man thought how remarkable it was that history had persistently pushed its way into all their lives and caused sharp unavoidable turns. The many gray heads at different positions around … Continue reading

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