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The Cliques of Twitter and Social Kampala

“The bad thing about cliques is . . . we’re not going to get dissenting views, and that’s the kind of information you need for factual judgments.” – Martin Kaplan A BBC feature on The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser brought to our knowledge that “… users are seeing their own world view reflected online.” The…

The Politics of Oil by Oil firms and government on influencing Climate change Policies

On August 3, 2016, The Daily Monitor reported that the Petroleum Directorate from the Ministry of Energy hailed the coming of four new international oil firms into the Ugandan oil world. These included “Australia’s Armour Energy Limited, WalterSmithPetroman Oil Limited, Oranto Petroleum International Ltd and Niger Delta Petroleum Resources Ltd from Nigeria.” These firms were…

Marking World Oral Health Day

I was that girl that looked forward to exams for the proof they presented that yes indeed, I’d been a good student. I know, I’m the worst. Unfortunately for me post school life doesn’t present as much chance for tests and that ilk of evaluation that is why I take my fix anyway I can…

A Women’s Day Poem

By Emmanuel Kasomi The earth in itself cannot contain it It has seen her through all the huddles It has bore the shame and the treachery she’s gone through: All her ups and downs. And finally, her day has come To stand forth and feel proud about all the misfortunes Because to these she credits…

I Am Woman

This post is a response to the post “Be Woman, Be” by Andrew Ojara. By Jessica Layado My dear man, oh what faith you have in woman! What privilege to read your thoughts! I don’t think it’s a question of what  woman is capable of doing because like you say- woman is a force to…

Be woman, Be

By Andrew Ojara Charles   You see leadership is not really like make-up. You don’t wear it and ask if you look good with it. You wear it and tell the world how good you look. You take the reigns and if your society buys it, they follow. If they disagree, they won’t. I don’t…

I Never Thought That I Could be the Battered Spouse

By Denise Kavuma It’s a fact widely known that I live in a bubble. I do. It’s a beauteous creation, moulded by my own mind and brought into existence by a need to experience some happiness, as fleeting as it might be. Rarely do I consider this world hell but sometimes… well, sometimes the arguments…

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