All posts tagged "children"

  • Reverse Universe

    In this universe of ours, there are things that we consider the norm and the accepted way of life. A child is born, they look ugly, they cry, they grow up, become better looking along the way,...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • A New Uganda

    Recently I heard about a proposal to have the National Anthem changed or at least re-worked so that it can be groovier and less sombre. When I first heard of this idea, I almost chocked on the...

    • Posted July 8, 2014
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  • Lessons from Luwero

    When a Ugandan sees the word ‘Luwero’ they are most likely to associate it with a bush or a struggle or a bush struggle or a struggle in a bush. This time round, this story has nothing...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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  • Babysitting Lessons

    Right next to rocket science, neurosurgery, engineering and architecture, there is a certain complex human skill known as babysitting. To put it simply, babysitting is the process of looking after a child (or children) despite the itching...

    • Posted January 20, 2014
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  • Yes to Boarding School!

    The boarding school system in Uganda can be likened to a prison system; not so much that children are criminals who need to be locked up but that children are sent away to these institutions and only...

    • Posted October 28, 2013
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