Fr. Kilama Stephen Raphael on Escape by grace

Sometimes the words we read in books paint pictures of far away places that the mind struggles to accommodate. But there is a story you read and you just see yourself in it. Reading Escape by Grace is such a story. Raphael’s story is so close home for you to put it down. From the onset, I had the picture of William Golding’s Lord of … Continue reading Fr. Kilama Stephen Raphael on Escape by grace

John Muto-Ono on War in Northern Uganda

For over twenty years, there was war in northern Uganda. What began as a rebellion in 1989, it had become war by 1997. The Lord Resistance Army (LRA) ravaged the whole of northern Uganda where many people lost their lives and property. The war put to a test UPDF’s strength to quell a war. Northern Uganda is a big component of Uganda covering over 20 … Continue reading John Muto-Ono on War in Northern Uganda

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on The First Woman

Reading the novel and going about discovering the adventure life and escapades of Kirabo Nnamiiro is a thing to die for in THE FIRST WOMAN. Kirabo is a beloved grandchild of Miiro and Muka Miiro.  A daughter to Tom and Nnakku a woman she comes to learn hates her at heart. The story is told from the developing village of Natteta which is growing through … Continue reading Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on The First Woman

Didas Nkurunziza: STAGE 4

It is everyone’s dream to live in perfect health. This is most often linked to being in a better financial position to afford you a deserving lifestyle. With a financial cushion, it is assumed that anything and everything can be met with some bucks. There are certainties one prepares for and some that one has no idea that they will ever befall them. For Didas … Continue reading Didas Nkurunziza: STAGE 4

David F.K Mpanga: The Politics of Common Sense

Nathaniel Bassey sings of the Book of Life. Denzel Washington acted in the Book of Eli. David F.K Mpanga writes the Book of Time. It is interesting how events of the past are made alive in the current times. This book is a collection of newspaper articles by the author in a space of three years. One thing though is that the events that happened … Continue reading David F.K Mpanga: The Politics of Common Sense

Kakwenza Rukira tells of the Banana Republic

It is such a devastating scene a father looking at his children at home when he is at his weakest unable to be of help to them. Unable to stretch out his hands to hug them as he always does. It is more painful having unwanted escorts into your own house. As if the word ugly does not have enough letters, they give you instructions … Continue reading Kakwenza Rukira tells of the Banana Republic