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I write 'By The Way', a humour and satire column that runs in ,The Sunday Monitor. I make many attempts to keep it serious and full of incisive facts. My editor doesn't quite agree.
Besides 'By The Way', I give a take on spirituality, manhood and marriage

Beating traffic 101

Our country is in a hurry. Every single person is in a hurry somewhere. To work to clock-in and leave to ‘chase a deal’. To school to sit as teachers go on strike. To the gym to sweat a bit. To the bar before happy hour is done. To the bank to join the beautiful […]

Thankful for being Ugandan

It requires a lot of will power to stay Ugandan; different stories in the media make people do Google searches to see if there are countries out there that can adopt them. You had expect that after doing the search once, one would never try to look again…till the next big story hits and all […]

Army takes war to the garden

Our beloved leader recently sent word out that the National Agricultural Advisory Service (NAADS) be given marching orders and be replaced with the strong men and women we usually turn to, to keep the peace during elections-the army. Our leader didn’t send the word on Twitter so he had enough characters to expound; he added […]

Pastors are like WhatsApp

Last week, my fellow columnist and personal friend, Rogers Balamaga (he’s down to the right if you are reading the papers. Hi Rogers) wrote about how pastors are inciting witchcraft wars. He gave an engaging account of how during his high school, while in a prayer and worship session, a visiting evangelist spoke words of […]

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. […]