Tag Archives: Entebbe

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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South Sudan my second home – Reflections of a stranger in a strange land.

Just when I thought I had found another home away from my native home in the Eastern Ugandan district of Tororo and my second home in Entebbe in Central Uganda, South Sudan, the world’s newest nation “spat in my face” … Continue reading

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Mercy Turns Four

I did stay for Mercy’s birthday after all before traveling to Juba, thanks for the boss’s postponement of our journey to a few days before to Easter. The kids were surely delighted to have me around for the birthday since their mother, … Continue reading

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Taxi Tales – Driving home for Christmas

In less than forty-eight hours I will be leaving South Sudan for Uganda for three weeks Christmas holiday. It will be a great relief put behind me the heat and dust of the dry spell which seems to have just … Continue reading

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Far from home of the Hybrid Eclipse

It is another lonely weekend here in my big office home in Juba – no other member of staff around but just me and the security guard. This is the exact opposite of what I am viewing on TV happening … 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 green grass of home

When I talk of the “Green grass of home,” I am speaking in general terms of the good times, the warm and love of family and friends, and of course the environment there in which I have grown up and … Continue reading

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