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The Baha'i Temple

My Sunday mornings kick off around 8 am when I am gently awoken by the first service of the day at the church in my backyard. 693 more words


The Road To Kampala

My trip has finally come to an end. Leaving Gulu was not easy, and yet, I feel like a part of me is still there. … 333 more words

In The Field

Kampala Nights: Kayunga and Street Meat

Like I’ve said, one of my jobs here in Uganda is monitoring detention conditions in police stations and prisons around the country. Given that my first visit to a police station resulted in my interviewing a 13 year-old with cancer and a probable murderer, I fully expected things to go rapidly downhill to the point where I’d be listening to stories of attempted genocide and other war crimes. 1,895 more words


19 Photos That Will Make You Want to go to Uganda

Uganda, a small landlocked country in East Africa, is called the Pearl of Africa because it has some of the best scenery in Africa with its lush greenery, vast lakes, stunning green valleys and mountains.   302 more words


Kampala Celebrates Social Media Day

Kampala’s online community met over the weekend at the 2nd Edition of Social Media day Kampala.

Social Media Day was conceptualised about 6 years ago by  552 more words

A Day at Mpanga National Forest Park!

In light of the weekend, my fellow Mzungus and I took a gamble for some adventure. Instead of staying in the apartment, we opted for a day trip to Mpanga Forest, a National park and forest reserve located about 30 kms out of the city. 182 more words


Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba launches a "12 - Issues"manifesto

Prof. Baryamureeba Venansius today has launched his “12 – Issues Programme” which is also the basis of his manifesto at a press conference at Silver Springs Hotel in Kampala. 96 more words