Hello Uganda Blogging Community.
We come with good tidings of the second blog week of 2019. And because the FOMO is that much, we are just going to blurt it out…we are doing another chain story challenge…woot-woot!! We last did one in 2017 and those that participated had so much fun
It's officially the art festival season in Uganda and August is proving to be the busiest month on the scene. It kicked off with the Bayimba Music Festival from 2 - 5th August (check out this review by Beewol) at their new home on Lake Victoria. The Babisahi Poetry Festival
To begin with, sorry for the long break and irregularity with the happy hours. We are back now and intend to be better at putting together these monthly meetups. For the May edition, the topic is photography and blogging.
With the advances in phone camera's, there's increasingly no excuse for one
Maskarm Haile recently published a travel memoir "Abyssinian Nomad" An African woman's Journey of Love, Loss, and Adventure from Cape to Cairo.
She is currently in Kampala to promote the book. and UgBloC is honoured to co-host a book talk and Q&A with her.
We are therefore calling out to
Our first #UBHH of 2018 is on and we shall use this to celebrate Joel Ntwatwa Nevender who passed on recently. We'll recite some of his poetry, light some candles and basically appreciate the different ways he touched our lives.
Here are some of the tributes that were written about him. You
Last year, the Europian Union run a competition, Faces2Hearts, where 4 young bloggers were selected to embark on a 5-month journey across 3 continents to discover projects, supported by the EU, that change people’s lives for the better.
Sabina Trojanova was one of the 4 winners and she is currently in
Do you have a story to tell about Uganda?
As a nation on 9th October 2017, Uganda celebrates 55 years of Independence. Usually that's a day we hope lands on a week day so we have the day off.
This year Kafunda Kreative in partnership with Uganda Blogging Community is daring you
Confession. The writer of this post had never been to The Square until yesterday. So when he got to the gate and the askari told him to enter, he paused for a moment because all he saw was a car parking and a building with three storeys. He in fact
By Ojara Andrew Charles
Storytelling has always been by people about people.
It started as one on ones; the direct result of the human ability for interaction, possession of shared versus divided lives, experiences and aspirations against the fact that we can be both inspired and intrigued by the elements of stories.
The future at any one time always seems far, however, sooner than you know it, it becomes the present.
Writing as a form of expression has been for a long time limited to established guardians. Writing as a form of expression is sacred because not everyone can do it and not