“I am the mama of the prostitutes here”

  “Everyone knows me as the mama of the prostitutes in this area. I came here in 2000 after the death of my husband. He loved me. He pampered me. We had property together. I lost him to sickness in 1999 shortly after the birth of my son. My Husband’s elder brother had been hitting…

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…

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…