• Bobi Wine – 2021 Beckons

    Bobi Wine – 2021 Beckons0

    The countdown to 2021 in Ugandan elections is on. Amendment to laws have been made and campaigns are already in full gear. NRM, the rulling party has already announced it’s candidate. Bobi Wine aka Robert Kyagulanyi has also said he intends to run. On Thursday last week, the well known musician turned politician appeared on

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  • Ending FGM: Lessons from Uganda and Kenya

    Ending FGM: Lessons from Uganda and Kenya0

    On February 6, Uganda and Kenya joined the rest of the world to mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. The day came amidst a surge in FGM incidents in Kween district – one of the hotspots in Uganda – where at least 100 girls and women were mutilated. The two continue to

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  • Sexism Is Not Just Words, It Harms Society

    Sexism Is Not Just Words, It Harms Society0

    Sexism is prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex. The State Minister of tourism in Uganda Kiwanda said, “We have naturally endowed nice looking women that are amazing to look at. Why don’t we use these people as a strategy to promote our tourism?” and of course this is the

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  • Women’s Bodies are Not for Tourism

    Women’s Bodies are Not for Tourism0

    Uganda’s leaders are at it again. Tourism minister, Hon Godfrey Kawanda beginning this week decided that he would be launching a beauty pageant to celebrate “curvy women”.  The competition will be called: ” Miss Curvy  Uganda”. It is unbelievable that in 2019, a Ugandan minister believes that parading curvaceous women’s will boost Uganda’s tourism. Uganda

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  • Happy Independence Day, Uganda

    Happy Independence Day, Uganda0

    I had a conversation with my Dad earlier today . He was ironing his red T-shirt when he remarked – this used to be a day when we all wore red because of UPC (Uganda People’s Congress), a political party known to exist from the 1960’s ME: But Kabaka Mutesa was given charge on Independence

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Dear Nairobians, Looks like the rains may finally be here. Let's pray @MikeSonko spent the long dry spell fixing the drainage.