The curse of carrying “big notes”

You wave down the boda boda speeding past you. Then, you ask to use the services the cyclist offers to make his daily bread. He initially speeds past you as though in a hurry to go get stuck in traffic jam somewhere. He pauses and seems to rethink. Being stuck in traffic is not very […]

That extra baggage in job contract

The unemployment rate in this country is what donor funds are to an unmonitored politician -bad. The joblessness has driven most graduates this columnist has spoken to, when asked what they’d like to do, to say ‘anything’. There are several manuals out there on how to ace your next interview. There are equally as many […]

A nation in waiting

This columnist has lived in this dusty Pearl for many, many years. So many, he has seen the Union Jack lowered and the Uganda Flag raised for the first time amidst overwhelming joy. The feeling that, “This is it. This is what our parents and grandparents died for. This is what Benedicto Kiwanuka and all […]

Skype session with Sejusa

A few months ago, General Sejusa, the national army’s representative in Parliament, said that there were plans to impose President Museveni’s son, Brig. Muhoozi Kainerugaba as the next head of state. Tempers flared, big words were thrown around, tables were turned searching for him until he made his location known; London. Not Alaska, just London. […]