Journalism · Life · Uncategorized

Ten lessons I learnt in search of Telos

Telos is extracted from the Greek word τέλος which means “end”, “purpose“, or “goal”. The search for Telos has set man on an endless pursuit, a good example is the Greek philosopher, Aristotle who’s name coincidentally means “The best purpose”. He believed that man moves from an imperfect state to a perfect state in a… Continue reading Ten lessons I learnt in search of Telos

Short Stories

A Wallflower in the middle of a busy road.

Nambi sat at the bus stop waiting for her bus to arrive. She pulled out the tiny mirror that was gifted to her by her sister; she always carried in her purse now. She proceeded to looking at herself to see if there were any traces of African groundnut husks stuck in her teeth. She… Continue reading A Wallflower in the middle of a busy road.

Culture · In the shoes of a Graduate

Woke and in Transition.

Woke – A friend of mine called me this back in 2013. The first time I heard that word I automatically figured out what it meant, I didn’t need to ask my mate or go to the urban dictionary. But for those of you who do not know what this means, Normal dictionary definition: Woke… Continue reading Woke and in Transition.

Health · In the shoes of a Graduate · Life · Love · Short Stories

The true self vs the ego.

The ego; one of the most dangerous weapon known to mankind. Don’t get me wrong, a little ego adds a bit of spice to the sauce but let’s get real; how much is too much spice in this case ego. Queen Beyonce did sing about this back in 2008 where she stated that “Some call… Continue reading The true self vs the ego.

Food · Health · Journalism

Will Uganda survive Monsanto (GMO’s)?

Amidst of Uganda’s MPs swearing in, we wait patiently  for the parliament to release the budget for the financial year. While we play the waiting game, let’s talk agriculture in Uganda for a second. Statistics show that the agriculture sector on its own sustains up to three quarters of Uganda’s population, this same sector makes… Continue reading Will Uganda survive Monsanto (GMO’s)?

Culture · Fashion · Uncategorized

Ugandan Girls discovering their Kinks, Curls and Nappy Naps

I have been natural since November 2012, and it has been a journey. I started with the BC  (Big Chop) with an inch left of hair. I have dyed it, cut it again, straightened it, cut it again due to heat damage, re grown it, faced the awkward stage, lost my edges due to weave… Continue reading Ugandan Girls discovering their Kinks, Curls and Nappy Naps

In the shoes of a Graduate · Journalism

When elephants fight, it’s the grass that suffers.

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is that time again. Today is the day we Ugandans cast our votes for the next President; the next leader of our “not so free” country. For those of you that have been following the presidential campaign know that we had our first presidential debate this year. I use debate loosely… Continue reading When elephants fight, it’s the grass that suffers.

Love

Dear Relationship/ Love Experts.

Dear relationship experts, why are you always addressing one party? I am trying to understand the logic behind articles like “How to get him” or “How to know he likes you” or “How to make sure he does not cheat”and my all time favorite “How to keep him”. How are women supposed to keep him,… Continue reading Dear Relationship/ Love Experts.

Celebrity Gossip · Culture · Journalism

Clueless Stacey Dash strikes again.

Stacey Dash strikes again; for those of you who have not been watching Wendy Williams, following twitter, or basically do not care for what trends let me enlighten you. So the clueless actress, went on air and dared to deem black history month and BET unimportant. She said that she doesn’t see the importance of… Continue reading Clueless Stacey Dash strikes again.