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Reflections in Juba–Time to go back home

Looking into the distance towards the south-east from the balcony of my room, I can see the way home from the diminutive images of vehicles plying the Juba/Nimule Highway, probably more than ten kilometers from where I am standing. If … Continue reading

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Reflections in Juba – Lessons from my elders.

Some time later this year or early next year, God willing, my family will have a thanksgiving ceremony for our aging parents (they are well into their early eighties). When the idea came up from our eldest brother over the … Continue reading

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Reflections in Juba–The sad story of the undeserving Mzungu

If you have some knowledge of African history or at least follow some world events, you may know that for ages Africans have resisted racial discrimination and fought against white domination both on the African continent and the west. And … Continue reading

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Taxi Tales – Lies and more lies

  As it often happens I took a bus from Juba to Kampala on my journey home last week.  Not any spectacular things happening along the journey save for the usual contrasts of the Uganda and South Sudanese highway traffic police … Continue reading

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The New Nation – My trials and tribulations part 2 (“A break-in for Eid”)

As though the two incidents at the Juba central taxi park on Saturday afternoon were not disturbing enough, we had another attempted break-in by thieves early Monday morning and this time round at least gun went off besides the electric … Continue reading

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Independence Day – Uganda

Today is a public holiday back home in Uganda as we or they back home celebrate our 51st birthday as an independent nation from Britain. If I had a choice, I would be home with family and probably out some … Continue reading

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Taxi Tales – One size fits all.

On my last journey home from Juba to Kampala, I took an early morning bus that got me home in just under twelve hours and I was so happy to step out that bus sane. Besides the reminder of money … Continue reading

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