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30th March 2019 - Not to suffer fools gladly

For some reason I awoke at 5 am on Sunday with the phrase “Not to suffer fools gladly” ringing in my mind.

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12th January 2019 - Britain Uganda house debates

Some years ago a Dr Williams from Britain came into Uganda, loved the country so much he stayed, working in its provinces, until he returned home, only to bid successfully and enter the British Parliament.

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5th January 2019 - New year shows its face again

It is my eightieth time to witness this phenomenon, although few readers will believe I was already counting in the first years of my stay on Earth!

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1st December 2018 - Approaching death’s mute horn

The Baganda say, “Akanaafa tekawulira ng’ombe”, which can refer to Death approaching it’s potential victim without warning, or hunters blowing their horns on their way to hunt, with the  potential victims  (the animals) oblivious. How else do you open the tragedy of what happened some days ago when merrymakers set out to make merry on Lake Victoria on a day that brought such terrible tragedy?

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17th November 2018 - Wholesale killing is hideous

Armistice Day first came into being one hundred years ago on 11 November 1918,  when the utterly senseless killing of each other by the two sides (I almost wrote teams!) engaged in the slaughter, cried “Enough!” By then over a million souls had perished in four horrific years!

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10th November 2018 - Pray God USA Republicans lose!

Perhaps I should re-phrase that to say, “Pray God Trumpian Supporters Lose”, meaning in the Mid-Term American elections.

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6th October 2018 - Uganda's human rights history

Today’s title is not wholly accurate, but it is not a lie either; and, more to the point, it fits the space! It concerns, to give it the full mouthful: “The Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Violations of Human Rights in Uganda: Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations.”

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6th October 2018 - Uganda’s human rights history

Today’s title is not wholly accurate, but it is not a lie either; and, more to the point, it fits the space! It concerns, to give it the full mouthful:

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22nd September 2018 - EU impudence towards Uganda

Only what can easily be read as European Union impudence towards Uganda, could have stolen first place in this column’s offering from the death of our dear brother David Rubadiri! I wanted to express my repugnance of EU in the strongest possible way, where it could be spotted world-wide by the diplomatic world and rightly condemned.

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15th Sepetember 2018 - The non necessity of our standoff

By the “our” in the title, I am, of course, referring to Ugandan governmental affairs.

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8th September 2018 - Splendid China offer to Africa

The great nation of China, thanks in large measure by the negative efforts of that always-contrary American president, Donald J Trump, has decided to invest around $60,000,000,000 to the often sleeping African giant continent, in an effort to wake it up to its true potential.

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1st September 2018 - Pope begs for church's pardon

Ever since Pope Francis came to Rome as the Roman Catholic Church Leader, I have felt a huge charge whenever his name is mentioned, in the same way I did for Pope John Paul I (26 August 1978 – 28 September 1978, i.e. 33 days).

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25th August 2018 - It takes two camps to tangle!

Wednesday night I dreamt Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni had been lied to, concerning the behavior of some politicians.

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18th August 2018 - Is Uganda being made ungovernable?

Not all that long time ago the leader of one of the main opposition parties threatened to make Uganda ungovernable.

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11th August 2018 - An answer to a conundrum

On Sunday I awoke and stretched, trying out my own home-made take on Yoga for half an hour, and, I must confess, finding it, if not overwhelmingly profound, still somewhat pleasurable.

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