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Nyege Nyege, Itanda Falls Edition - The Return to Life!

Nyege Nyege, Itanda Falls Edition - The Return to Life!

When I first heard the rumour that the Nyege Nyege Festival was back on, after a two-year hiatus, I was elated. You see, I’m lucky to have attended each and every edition of this festival since 2015. It’s almost as if my year is incomplete until the Nyege Nyege festivalRead More
Kampala's Plain Sight Hide-Away

Kampala's Plain Sight Hide-Away

A few weeks ago while on an excursion in Nairobi, it occurred to me that the last time I actually spent a night in a hotel was a few years ago - way before the shenanigans of the god-forsaken Lockdown. I remember spending a few nights at Serena Hotel Nairobi,Read More
Retirement Delight

Retirement Delight

It's always been the song on everyone’s lips that Uganda boasts one of the youngest populations in the world. In fact, our population is so young that in the near future, it is expected that young people will be running things in every sector - hopefully anyway. Everywhere you turn,Read More
No Money, No Problem

No Money, No Problem

Uganda is praised around the world for a number of things. Two of those things are that we have a very young population and that we are an exceedingly entrepreneurial nation. And this reflects quite a lot in our everyday lives because almost everyone I know has some form ofRead More
Are you ready for the war?

Are you ready for the war?

The past few weeks have been an absolute nightmare for people living in Ukraine, the second-largest country in Europe. And this nightmare has been because of the threat of a war waged by Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, the leader of Russia which happens to be the largest country in Europe. TheRead More
Monsters of the Internet

Monsters of the Internet

Over the weekend, I bumped into an old friend, Flo (not real name), who I had not seen in nearly three years. Flo is the kind of person whose energy lights up the room as soon as she walks into it. She is admired by many people, both male andRead More