Yesterday I received a video from Eddie Yawe, Bobi Wine’s big brother. Watching and listening to an emotionally drained Yawe narrating the dire state in which Bobi is, sent chills down my spine, broke me down physically and excruciatingly weakened me emotionally. For minutes, I blankly stared at my phone with tears rolling down my cheeks, breathing so heavily; unsure of what response I should … Continue reading Free Bobi Wine, he is only a harmless voice for the voiceless.
When the First Lady Janet Museveni, in her capacity as education minister called the media to advise parents about among others, not to transport their kids to school on Boda Boda’s, or if they should, not more than two on one bike, no one dared to respond to her unrealistic advice in this Uganda that’s marred with a lot of inequality. Only one outspoken woman, … Continue reading Stella Nyanzi only did what we have feared to do
Dear Uncle M7, it is 9th October, 2012 It is not my birthday, not my parents’ wedding anniversary, yet I beam with lots of Joy. I have religiously been looking forward to this day since I was born. It is the 50th Independence anniversary of a great and beautiful Nation- Uganda. Exactly 50years ago, this humble Nation received the power of self-governance from our colonial … Continue reading A letter to President Museveni
Somewhere in East Africa Sits a small but sweet Nation Also famously called the ‘Pearl of Africa’ The home of all beauty The Nation that holds the future of its citizens Somewhere in East Africa A child was taught to love and respect her motherland. The land upon which she was sired and reared With utmost respect, love and compassion To honour that … Continue reading Somewhere in East Africa
NTV Kenya is currently airing an investigative piece called “Sisters of death.” It is about women who make alcohol mixed with antiretrovirals (ARVs) to make ends meet. The documentary features HIV positive women in Korogosho slums in Kenya, selling the drugs they get for treatment, to other women involved in a liquor making business. They sell Seven tablests for as low as 250 she (about … Continue reading Sisters of Death; What does God think about your Business?