Visiting the Dentist

Think of a Vitz car owner, every three months they will service their car at 100,000 Ugx.  A new Pirelli tyre (65/70R14) is about 250,000 Ugx, they will pay without questioning but the same car owner will frown when a dentist tells him that a dental checkup is at 35,000 Shillings. Priorities anyone? Many Ugandans…

Her Name is Kitty #Hertale

She was my life’s constant until she met a guy, a Bengal with six packs. She didn’t hang around our compound anymore, was not there to welcome me and eventually, I moved on too. She reappeared 3 weeks later looking like she had put on some weight. I suspected she was pregnant and by the…

The Burden of falling sick in Uganda

I remember September last year as the time I got so sick, threw up all night and drained my account to get back on my feet. As a freelancer, my health was my greatest resource. It was mumps, to be precise. I went to see a doctor who prescribed painkillers because mumps is a viral…

Violence Against Women Online Stifles Freedom of Expression

  The right to freely express oneself is a fundamental right. Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights” states – “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless…