Siima Sabiti on Drinking Water & Minding Your Business

In his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey introduces the concept of private and public victory. Katy Whitton writes a summarised review of the book; “The book begins with talking about the private victories before introducing the public victories. The public phase is one where we move from our newly formed independent selves into ‘interdependent’ people; we learn to trust and … Continue reading Siima Sabiti on Drinking Water & Minding Your Business

Ann Muhangi on Being Intentional on Living a Real Life

The Kampala sun is a different one. It has a way of being bold without clearly showing. It is like a boss who says no to you politely. They do not necessarily convince you that it is a no. You have this window of hope that they might change their mind. They don’t. That is the Kampala sun for you. It has a tendency of … Continue reading Ann Muhangi on Being Intentional on Living a Real Life

Jacque B Hosts ALOYSIUS MIGADDE

I am excited to be hosting a guest blog under A FACE IN THE SUN. Jacque B hosts Alyoysious Migadde Aloysius Migadde is one of the most down to earth artistes you will ever meet. For those that know him, he is a cheerful fellow who always wears a million dollar smile. He doesn’t prepare you for the awesomeness that he unleashes whenever he strums … Continue reading Jacque B Hosts ALOYSIUS MIGADDE

Faisal Kiwewa : On Building The Arts through Bayimba

In his famous quote, Alphonse Karr says, “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” However, the longer things stay, the better they (should) become. This is what should be the case. The latter is true for Bayimba, a home of the arts in Uganda. Bayimba opened its doors twelve years ago to a myriad of the arts and the story has never … Continue reading Faisal Kiwewa : On Building The Arts through Bayimba

Mugabi Byenkya: Standing BOLD After Three Strokes 

I am yet to meet someone full of delight and vigour as Mugabi Byenkya. Until he tells you about himself, you never realize anything as different. He does not come off as such. He comes off as a groomed gentleman proper in both dress and speech. When he laughs, the walls obey and echo back the resounding voice. When he begins to speak, his voice … Continue reading Mugabi Byenkya: Standing BOLD After Three Strokes 

Harriet Anena: Now that Columbia has called…

This is the third time Columbia has called. The previous times she deferred the call but this time she chooses to heed to it. To Columbia she will go. There is a place that gets engraved at the centre of your heart regardless of whether you have ever been there or not. It comes to you easily in speech, in reference and thought. Such a … Continue reading Harriet Anena: Now that Columbia has called…

William Lalobo: Of this my (Acholi) Heritage

When it comes to the things that define us; the exact things that make us the people that we are, for William OLwoch Lalobo, it has always been simplicity. It is untold joy to him when things get done the simplest way possible without having to raise any dust. In this, he has found the place to be a solution oriented person, something he has … Continue reading William Lalobo: Of this my (Acholi) Heritage

#WomenInTourismUg: Lilian Kamusiime on her Passion as a Driver, Guide and Birder

In the pursuit of enlarging our territories, we do whatever there is in our might to change the status quo. In most cases, we want things to get better. We aspire to create a difference in our lives and in the lives of those we love and care about. Many territories have been invaded, wars have begun, inventions and innovations have come up all in … Continue reading #WomenInTourismUg: Lilian Kamusiime on her Passion as a Driver, Guide and Birder

Isaiah Katumwa on Nurturing Talent and Jazz Music

For Isaiah Katumwa, it has always been about talent. Identifying it and grooming it. To him, it has always been about putting in the time to produce your very best. That is how he has managed to consistently hold his annual show for the last eleven years. Music, like food, appeals to taste. You cannot consume music whose taste you do not approve of. Good … Continue reading Isaiah Katumwa on Nurturing Talent and Jazz Music