Monthly Archives: May 2009

Beyond Classroom Walls

There is a growing number of Ugandans who read their newspapers from back to front. This phenomenon has been growing with the increase in popularity of the English Premiership Football League whose matches are often telecast live to audiences here … Continue reading

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Things Men Do II

Getting into a new week is a bit like coming into a new day. As you prepare to sleep you pray that the day ahead will be bright and full of joy but who knows what the new day will … Continue reading

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Marriage The Ugandan Way – Kwanjula

I spent the weekend here in Lira so much against my heart. I had to follow my head that said that it was only good that I stay and attend a colleague’s traditional marriage ceremony – what we call here … Continue reading

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Back From Arua

  22/05/09 I have had a peaceful journey back from Arua to Lira. I left Arua at about 1030hrs and got to Lira at 1600hrs, having covered a distance of about 330km. I was not in a rush this time … Continue reading

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Day Two In Arua

Day Two in Arua – 21/05/09 Today has been largely a good day except for the fact that it almost ended in tragedy for me back at my hotel room. The weather has been fine and it has just started … Continue reading

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In Arua

20/05/09 I am in Arua today for a special field trip up to Friday. It is special because I am here specifically to find out were our newspaper sales are tumbling down in this town more than in any other … Continue reading

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IDP Camp photo Answers

Hi Macsi and other readers from overseas that may not understand the Ugandan situation very well. I have read your comments and questions on the photos of the trip that I made to an internally displaced people’s camp in Kitgum … Continue reading

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