Princess Mazzi Wampamba on Why this is the right time to write

Margaret left Uganda as a teenage girl of about 16. It was around that time when people moved for their safety. Children were picked from school to go and meet their parents across the border. The 70s were known for this. If your parent for one reason or another happened to be a threat to the peace of the president, it was safer and better … Continue reading Princess Mazzi Wampamba on Why this is the right time to write

Barbara Kasekende: There Has To Be a Reason Why You Are Here

I was very angry growing up. I was heavily misunderstood. I’m a two time suicide survivor, an opinionated first born. I felt I wasn’t heard both at home and school. I am loud. I am practical. I am crazy. While at Namagunga, I was very active in music, dance and drama. Whenever I took part in these activities, I came alive. I felt understood. I … Continue reading Barbara Kasekende: There Has To Be a Reason Why You Are Here

Maureen Nankya on Persevering on Passion

Writing about the corona virus on her blog, Racheal Kizza talked about seasons and why we need to embrace them as and when they come. She said; “Don’t be on pressure to run away from the season, the pain. Find out what God is saying to you. There are lessons in all seasons, find them.” In my conversation with Maureen Nankya, I was reminded of … Continue reading Maureen Nankya on Persevering on Passion

Edgar Kasenene on The need for Agility

Ever heard of the statement that things happen at the right time? Edgar Kasenene has been combing through corridors and knocking at different doors asking company heads to reconsider the models they are using in running their establishments and not many took heed. The corona virus has struck and the safest way to keep away from it is to work from home which means disruption. … Continue reading Edgar Kasenene on The need for Agility

Victor Ochen: A Thirst for Peace

The reason stories never grow old is because they are timeless. They live in the embrace of longevity. They linger on as life happens. They grow to become bigger and better. They are always with us and within us. They bring us to remember and celebrate the moments of our lives that we could have forgotten. That way, we are reminded that we are our … Continue reading Victor Ochen: A Thirst for Peace

ASIIMWE DEBORAH KAWE ON SIX YEARS OF THE KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL

6 years. A lot can happen in 6 years. A child born then would be trying out their 2nd year in the school system. A president would have run a 5 year term and would be seeking another. A doctor would have graduated from medical school and now be able to practice. A court case might still be ongoing. A road could be undergoing re-construction … Continue reading ASIIMWE DEBORAH KAWE ON SIX YEARS OF THE KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL

Dr. Davis Musinguzi on building a Telemedicine Company

Evenings in Kampala are mainly for meet-ups. They are the informally allotted time to meet with the people you do not share work space with. At Café Javas, Lugogo, there is a bustle of the evening life as plates and cups suffer the emotion of repeat activity for the growing numbers of the self-acclaimed hungry.  It is only in the evenings that you can catch … Continue reading Dr. Davis Musinguzi on building a Telemedicine Company

Aganza KISAKA: FOR THE LOVE OF THEATRE

Her name is Aganza. Aganza Kisaka. She is a professional dancer, actress and all things theatre and film. For the few years she has been on the scene, she has had to grace the stage and the screen under different titles and roles. Being able to do something she has been so passionate about since her childhood is a dream come true for her.  However, … Continue reading Aganza KISAKA: FOR THE LOVE OF THEATRE