Category Archives: Commentaries

Of minis & tight pants: Let’s know when to shut up

By penning this blog, I’m probably committing the same sin I’m about to reproach a section of our media for – not knowing when to shut up. So I’ll keep it short like the mini-skirt that is once again dominating … Continue reading

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My midro income status

I was just minding my mouth eating a samosa when I saw them. I slowed down as I inched closer to the roundabout and the traffic lights turned red. The rest of the cars ground to a halt and they, … Continue reading

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…but who is still fully dressed in this country?

Before the people (s) who invented clothes invented clothes, humans were strutting their things in the full glare of the sun – without care, without shame. Then we were struck by the evolution lightning and suddenly our Lacomi was not … Continue reading

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Want Museveni to lose election in 2016? Have him kiss Janet

Once upon a time in 1996, Norbert Mao and Betty Bigombe (fondly called Atuku) wrestled for the Gulu Municipality MP seat. I was in Primary Four at Gulu Public Primary School, a short distance from Kaunda Grounds in Gulu town … Continue reading

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If you must die, MP Ekanya, die properly

Hallo Mr Ekanya, How is your neck? I hope you didn’t sustain a dishonorable 80-degree bruise after your attempted suicide. See, after those saboteurs like Cecilia Ogwal, Ken Lukyamuzi the man, Mama Mabira Beatrice Anywar and others, stood in your way … Continue reading

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Let’s allow The Monitor to die in peace…and resurrect

Black smoke has been billowing from my former workplace – the Daily Monitor. Those who have been keen enough to follow the developments will realise that the Monitor has been sinking and stinking, notably since government closed it down for … Continue reading

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Give us this day our daily emotions, Dear Intellectual!

Dear Mr/Ms Intellectual While the rest of us held our breath and wiped tears  after watching Jolly Tumuhirwe thrust, whip and step on baby Arnella*, you were intellectualizing the incident. REASON and RATIONALE is what you subscribe to. Which is … Continue reading

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