9 Years ago.

Facebook is illegal in Uganda,there was a quarrel (petty I must say) . Starting from then, there was an express order to the ISPs not to direct traffic to the site and Ugandans being Ugandans bypass the Firewalls and tunnel through the Very Possible Networks (VPN). A good friend who stays in Nairobi recently amusedContinue reading “9 Years ago.”

Hallelujah

As a young man at university, Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen never made sense and meaning to me . The tempo was sluggish and the melody wasn’t nice, it was just another song. I have learned that you have to live a life for some art to make sense .I have lived that life and everyContinue reading “Hallelujah”

The Twinokwesigas

“Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.- Don Corleone” ― Mario Puzo, The Godfather. p41. Friends are relatives that we choose and in the Twinos, I found a family. Alexander, Annet and Angel are my people,the last time I saw theContinue reading “The Twinokwesigas”

The Plight of Teachers

We are those John Blake calls the Children – and grand-children – of the movement. We may use facebook daily on our smartphones, but we also read Biko and Fanon, while listening to music that enlightens and inspires. We hear and believe in young people, but we don’t have a set place in contemporary partyContinue reading “The Plight of Teachers”

Amanda

This is a cold morning,one of those I prefer to stay indoors and I am not taken in the early morning sun,apparently it is therapeutic as it gives us Vitamin D which strengths the bones. I am not watching TV and neither am I reading today. Yesterday I completed reading,’ Predictably Irrational ‘ by DanContinue reading “Amanda”