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
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
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
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
To err is human. That is one thing we cannot take away from ourselves. We set rules for ourselves and break them at a breakneck speed. It is human. It is natural. Trouble begins when we live in denial. The denial that can alter the way of living. That in our living close to righteousness, we are prone to err. Take for example the way … Continue reading What Are You Doing With The Literacy You Have?
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?
Often times poets write of things that affect the community they live in. They are observers who take note of the many things that the ordinary eye may misses out. They are society’s self-appointed mouth piece without whom some things might never come to light. Ronald Ssekajja takes a U-turn in this collection. He takes an outside-in point of view into the jungle that is … Continue reading ECHOES OF TIRED MEN