Ramblings

Mastering Online Transactions

Mastering Online Transactions

The world, as we know it, is progressing at a pace so fast many people are struggling to catch up. Take my friend Karen for instance. She was recently introduced to the idea of having a card that would help her go about making online purchases but for reasons I[...]
True Leadership (Day 7)

True Leadership (Day 7)

While some people insist that leaders are born not made, there are others who argue that you can be born a half wit of a human but turn out to become the greatest leader there ever lived. Personally, I sit on the fence about issues like this because I know[...]
Adolescent Dilemma (Day 6)

Adolescent Dilemma (Day 6)

When in school, there are several taboos that you are told about every day you step into the classroom. You are told to never talk back to a teacher, you are taught to never come late to class, you are told to never come to class in jeans but the[...]
Scholarly Rebellion (Day 5)

Scholarly Rebellion (Day 5)

It is not very African to ask questions. In fact, stories are told of children who asked their parents questions and lost entire limbs in the ensuing beat down. Generally the moment you leave your mother’s womb there is a general understanding that you have left your ability to question[...]
The Story of Lutwama (Day 4)

The Story of Lutwama (Day 4)

So many years ago Lutwama was born into a God-fearing family with the head of the house as a catechist and the assistant head of the house as a member of the local church choir. While other normal children in the neighbourhood had bedtime stories told to them every night,[...]
Catch and Release (Day 3)

Catch and Release (Day 3)

Human beings have for a long time been battling with gold fish. We have engaged in fierce and ruthless battles for a long time but finally, we seem to have lost the battle. You see, recent research shows that humans now have a shorter attention span than goldfish owing to[...]
Let them lead the way (Day 2)

Let them lead the way (Day 2)

As a young budding lad who is fresh in school, a child is often without blemish on the first day they enter the class. After that, the demon of education begins to slowly eat at them and before long, their dreams and ambitions have been snuffed out by the same[...]
School - The Lost Years (Day 1)

School - The Lost Years (Day 1)

There is not much in the way of hope nowadays when it comes to the education system not just in Uganda but all over the world. It almost feels like one pays chunks of money just to keep their children out of trouble for about two decades and thereafter the[...]
Mama Allan's Tongue Lashing

Mama Allan's Tongue Lashing

While carrying out the duty of putting smiles on people's faces by being there for them always, we are usually touched by the stories that emerge in people's lives. Some stories are really heartwarming and full of love while others make you raise an eye-brow because they are interesting. Some[...]
Peter's Bundle of Joy

Peter's Bundle of Joy

As a company, we at Quick Errands are always looking for ways to make our customers smile, not just with our services, but also in the way we talk with them and keep in touch with them. Occasionally we will say hello to someone who used our service a few months[...]
UgBlogWeek Day 7 – Gluttony

UgBlogWeek Day 7 – Gluttony

Gluttony is a word that is derived from the Latin word 'gluttire' which means 'to gulp down' or 'swallow'. It is one of the seven deadly sins and relates to an individual over indulging in the consumption of drink, food or even wealth so much that they begin to waste[...]
UgBlogWeek Day 6 – Sloth

UgBlogWeek Day 6 – Sloth

The first thing that crosses one's mind when the word 'sloth' is mentioned is Sid the Sloth from Ice Age. Sid is described as a 'lazy, slovenly ground sloth'. The sloth I am referring to here though is not that one. It does have likeness to him but it is[...]
UgBlogWeek Day 5 – Wrath / Anger

UgBlogWeek Day 5 – Wrath / Anger

The original plan for the universe was that all creatures should co-exist with one another. Obviously this was always going to be a tall order seeing as some creatures survived off of the demise of others. However, in the very least, the expectation is that creatures will most likely be[...]
UgBlogWeek Day 4 – Envy

UgBlogWeek Day 4 – Envy

It is very likely that every human being feels a hint of envy whenever they see someone else more successful or happier than they are. Quite naturally, most people are more envious of those closer to them than of those further away. When two brothers are growing up, there are[...]
UgBlogWeek Day 3 – Lust

UgBlogWeek Day 3 – Lust

A human being is often made up of the physical and tangible build as well as the emotional and intangible properties. Amongst  the intangible properties are the urges. Every human being has got a number of urges that often push them to desire specific things. Amongst these urges lies an urge[...]
UgBlogWeek Day 2 – Greed

UgBlogWeek Day 2 – Greed

Greed, which in many instances is also known as covetousness, avarice or cupidity is one of those cardinal sins that engulfs an individual and can easily morph into more dangerous and unstoppable evils if not controlled. It has a spillover effect that often manifests itself in struggle for more and[...]
UgBlogWeek Day 1 - Pride

UgBlogWeek Day 1 - Pride

The #UgBlogWeek begins today and for seven days I will be joining the rest of the Ugandan Blogging community in sharing a blog each day. I will personally be focusing on the seven deadly sins i.e Pride, Greed, Lust, Envy, Wrath, Sloth and Gluttony; one for each of the seven days. We kickstart[...]
Make No Mistake, the FIFA War is Not About Football or Corruption

Make No Mistake, the FIFA War is Not About Football or Corruption

The FBI’s move against seven FIFA officials on charges of corruption is seen by most countries as a desperate Western effort to isolate Russia and re-open the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.   Rio de Janeiro: Forget the analogies about football being more important than life and religion. The Beautiful[...]