Business Journalism

On moving on & journalism

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“Ever since they left Thies, the women had not stopped singing. As soon as one group allowed the refrain to die, another picked it up, and new verses were born at the hazard of chance or inspiration, one word leading to another and each finding, in its turn, its rhythm and its place. No one […]

Business Journalism

A tear shed for Uganda’s business journalism

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“Africans are one of the most resilient, innovative and creative business people in the world. To navigate poor and decaying road networks, maddeningly corrupt and inefficient bureaucrats, government regulations that frustrate and hinder business operations, a lack of reliable electricity or water, all demand ingenuity, agility and determination. I doubt western entrepreneurs operating in such […]

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Ugandan media serves Easter Eggs on Christmas

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Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn’t mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar. Edward R. Murrow Charred bodies, some unidentifiable, of 29 people, including children – and still counting – made it to the cold room [mortuary] in Mulago. This, after a horrific accident last […]

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Scribe in Transition.

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Take two. This blogger has been inactive for while. Not because he has a writer’s block but because the paintbrush cannot work on the keyboard. Take another two. Grab a napkin and simply wipe that face of the sweat brought about by the smoldering sunlight. Someone once told me that a bold head can be […]

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Ain’t worth that

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The preamble I will not say I know the unemployment rate in Uganda, but it is pretty high. Every year thousands graduate across the country. The number is so high but the jobs….well are not seen. When I was growing up I always told myself and people around me that I can never be unemployed. […]