December 2015


Full Text: HAVING an affair or being in love is too much work. I mean, forget what you have to do for that guy/girl/ transgendered transsexual transtranny or whatever you’re getting it on with – just keeping yourself fixed up and maintained is a full life’s work. For clarity’s sake, I shall refer to all […]


Full Text: Byline: Dora Liz Nansamba Dec 19, 2014 (The Observer/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Every woman who goes to a salon is sure to be addressed as ‘Aunt.’ You can’t escape the name. From my office window, I can see the salon which I go to, at Kisementi, just near my workplace. […]


Full Text: Nairobi, Dec 18, 2004 (The East African Standard/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Raila has not always been seen as the natural successor to his father’s political capital Of all the shadows cast by Jaramogi Oginga Odinga’s family tree, the one by Raila Odinga is the most paradoxical, controversial and perhaps the […]

The Chains of Freedom -1

Full Text: Nairobi, Jun 06, 2005 (The Nation/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) Stepping out of the prison gates three months ago, her eyes squinting at the bright sunshine and the people walking about freely, she played out the family reunion scenes in her mind. But these were not to be. Elizabeth Mwita had waited […]


Full Text: Byline: Maalik Fahd Kayondo Aug 11, 2011 (The Monitor/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — In 2006, this writer with a manufacturing engineering background, introduced for the very first time in Uganda, a new system of vocational education focusing on alternative vocational skills. Such skills were packaged to be all inclusive in nature, […]