Category Archives: Half Long Stories

I killed a man last night


It started like this. The Doc said I have a syndrome. When the syndrome comes, it sets my spine on fire, my intestines go into a pull and shrink mode, my mind forgets what it should remember and remembers what … Continue reading

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#TheBloodOnMyDress


Auntie, there’s blood on your dress. Where? There… Listen, don’t tell anyone about this, Okay? Yes, Auntie. It’s our little secret, hmmm? Yes Auntie. Akello dashed into the house, even though her legs suddenly felt like dry leaves being rustled … Continue reading

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PICTORY V.2 #17 – WE’RE A CRIME


Originally posted on KIMANIWANDAKA :
I’m pregnant, Mum. I know. Then why haven’t you said anything? I was waiting for you to open up about it. Okay. So who’s responsible? I’m also getting married, Mum. End of month. What? What’s the…

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Someone give my government a condom


My beloved, Uganda, used to preach A.B.C But now he says no more #Abstinence, no more #Condoms. But he’ll still #BeFaithful I was about to smile a full smile and say not all’s lost after all, until he flung me onto … Continue reading

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Search thy souls all ye ‘masters’ of chalk


It’s the beginning of a new school term, and as has become the norm, teachers are protesting. They want government to increase their salaries by 10 per cent this academic year as promised in 2014. It’s common knowledge that Ugandan … Continue reading

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Theatre takes a leap in Kampala


A scene from Radio Play, one of the productions that featured during the Kampala International Theatre Festival. “You should know that the government is following you.” That statement can easily be understood to mean a warning by government to a … Continue reading

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Dear UPDF, institutions are made up of people


Dear UPDF, One of your soldiers, Lt Col David Lukanga, recently told Mukono residents to kill thieves on sight, according to the Daily Monitor. Lt Col Lukanga also advised the residents to keep petrol, kerosene, matchboxes and tyres in their … Continue reading

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