Category Archives: By The Way

How to spread the World Cup fever

For an entire month, all you will see will be one thing or another about the World Cup. If you have caught the World Cup fever, here are a few ways you could spread it In the taxi ride home, break out and sing “Olé, Olé, Olé Olé” when the taxi conductor asks for the […]

We are all heroes

Today is Heroes’ day. Usually, the thing that comes to mind first is a picture of the president handing out medals to different individuals who’ve done one thing or the other for the nation. It is a great time to hand-out medals to different people who’ve had an impact on your life. Your heroes. On my […]

Police want to defy colonial masters

Word in the corridors of power has it that the Uganda Police Force is rebranding. The word actually was announced by the Inspector General of Police during the launch of a six-month campaign; that mode of delivery doesn’t entirely count as ‘corridors of power’ but you cannot fault a columnist for trying to sound sophisticated. […]

How to run a conference

Have you run a conference/seminar/workshop/gathering before? You haven’t? Are you planning one? That pregnant pause counts as a yes. You are in luck. Today, we help you skip a lot of hurdles average folk have to battle with to get their conference off the ground. You, dear reader, are not average-you read this column after-all. […]

Alternative sources of income

Following the signing of the controversial anti-gays Bill into law, several nations and organisations that have been partly funding the nation expressed a drop in their zeal to continue doing so. They said, “I don’t know how to say this but… It’s not me really, it is you. This isn’t working.” Several informed pundits have […]