journalism

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 […]

Kampala

The Kampala pedestrian

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A pedestrian can be defined as a person who walks on the roads of Uganda in general and Kampala in particular. Wikipedia and the Oxford dictionary have their own definition of a pedestrian but mine is clearly not far off. In Kampala people walk to work (Which until recently was legal – sort of).There are […]

Blogging

Not Blogging. Moving soon.

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Its been ages since I posted anything here.Wait. Long since I posted. That is an understatement. Well I have a couple(Not a couple, more than a couple) of excuses. (Always have an excuse for everything. Backspace and remove the word everything and replace it with “not doing something”.) 1. Got a new job. Yes. 2011 […]

Kampala

Special MTN Uganda Rant.

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Just like the blood sucking vampires MTNUganda seems to be on a mission to drain me. Customer care has never been one of MTN’s strong points, they have always taken their customers for a ride and they always taken them for granted. I really understand how MTN took a thorough run for their money with […]

death

Death and all its friends (Viva la Vida)

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I want a gun. Shoot someone. That one, who tortured me, beat me, rendered me useless, denied me entrance in the pub and stole my phone. Could this have been going through the mind of that PGB soldier who shot at people at a bar in Kampala sometime last month? A dark crispy night, air […]

earth

Intimate connection: Kampala Vs Earth

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The traffic jam around Kampala in the late evening is quite pathetic. So to beat the Jam I normally like taking a walk. I have always dreamt and I hope to drive a car in the near future. Hope the roads will be available. Now while I was walking I noticed a few things. 1. […]