Sometimes we get used to doing the wrong things and somehow it becomes like the right way of getting things done. Twenty two years ago, the government introduced the Universal Primary Education (UPE), a big project whose objective was to have every child accorded an opportunity of attaining primary school education. Ten years later in 2007, the same government rolled out the Universal Secondary Education … Continue reading How literate are we with our languages?
Kampala, Uganda On a lazy Saturday morning when all you want to do is sit back and unwind, there is one place you would rather be. The Kampala Book Market. Running for now its 17th edition, the Kampala Book Market is a community market where book sellers gather to make book sales. It is the place where book readers meet with the different book sellers … Continue reading Have you been to the KAMPLA BOOK MARKET?
It is every child’s dream to grow up and make themselves some money to buy that one item that they think they have not had the chance to have in plenty at a particular point in time. This particular bucket list usually has candy, bread or meat. Soon it grows to more important items like toys, a bike or a labelled shoe. The constant is … Continue reading Pamela Bayenda: Running In Heels
There is a story that every writer tells. It is one which only comes out after much pushing. It is often told last in a soft tone without revealing a lot of details. To some who have writing buddies that is the only place where these stories are shared. For others like Maria Kakinda, the story stays with you. You scroll through the phone as … Continue reading Maria Birungi Kakinda, Honing a Writing Career
The habit of reading can be related to that of drinking water. To some, water is life and somehow they manage to drink more than a litre a day. To some, water is as troublesome as swallowing tablets. It is not something they do with ease. They plan and even pray about it. To others, reading is a dreaded activity. It comes with memories of forced … Continue reading MIND YOUR BRAND