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[...]
Ready To Work - Digital Identity

Ready To Work - Digital Identity

Very many years ago, it was very easy for someone to remain anonymous from the time they were born up to the time they died. As long as they did not interface with any record keeping during their lives, they could easily come and go without anyone noticing. Today, with[...]
People Skills at the Work Place

People Skills at the Work Place

Human beings are each created different from one another not just in anatomy and physical outlook, but also when it comes to behavioural and emotional attributes. Therefore while some people may be short tempered or quick to get angry, others might be more accommodating and tolerant of those around them. It[...]
Ready to work - Preparation is Key

Ready to work - Preparation is Key

Most times when people have just graduated from the University, they are looking to hit the ground running so they usually want to have a foot everywhere, in terms of job applications. There is a sense of hope and optimism that sweeps over them and encourages them to keep those[...]
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[...]
Old But Gold

Old But Gold

The other day, while at the Vintage Car Show at Sheraton Gardens, it seemed apparent that while the new edge cars are the in-thing, vintage cars are not going away anytime soon. And from the look of things, these old school gems might be making some sort of comeback. I[...]
Quick Hangover fixes for the festive season

Quick Hangover fixes for the festive season

During the festive season there will be moments where all you want is to stay at home, and enjoy a lazy night in front of the TV with the family. You might also want to enjoy a delicious meal without having all the kitchen work. But also like all festive[...]
Kampala Restaurant Awards

Kampala Restaurant Awards

Hellofood, in partnership with Done Deal, MTN, Shell Gas, Pepsi, SN Brussels Airlines and Robertson Winery, held the inaugural Kampala Restaurant Awards 2015 at Serena Hotel Ball room on 25th November, 2015. Adhering to the dress code of black tie, guests filled up the main hall at Victoria Ball room,[...]
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[...]
KRA Celebrity Cook Off

KRA Celebrity Cook Off

Hellofood Uganda, is hosting the KRA’s, with Done Deal and MTN as its organizing partners with Pepsi, SN Brussels Airlines and Robertson Winery Co-sponsoring the inaugural Kampala Restaurant Awards 2015 to take place at Serena Hotel Ball room on the 25th November, 2015. The gates will open at 7.00PM, with[...]
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[...]
How to Vote in the Kampala Restaurant Awards (KRA)

How to Vote in the Kampala Restaurant Awards (KRA)

Hellofood Uganda, is hosting the KRA’s, with Done Deal and MTN as its organizing partners with Shell Gas, Pepsi, SN Brussels Airlines and Robertson Winery Co-sponsoring the inaugural Kampala Restaurant Awards 2015 to take place at Serena Hotel Ball room on the 25th November, 2015. The gates will open at[...]
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[...]