Category Food security in Uganda

#Youth of #Uganda = Ms. Rebecca Alekur

Utilising the grounds of their rented home and road reserve land in the Central Division of Lira Municipality in Lira District in Lango in Northern Uganda, Rebecca and her brother Dickens are growing vegetables, fruits and other food items which are earning them daily income. In addition, Rebecca makes fabulous mandanzi as well for sale. […]

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,300 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 38 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the […]

Why I won’t try to go to the UK, unless it’s absolutely necessary

This is a must read for all who engage in discussions which utilise binary categories such as ‘developed countries’ versus ‘underdeveloped countries’ and which often insinuate that what happened to Joshua can only happen in an ‘underdeveloped third world country’, usually in sub-Saharan Africa and meted out ‘non-first-world’ citizens. How so vacant the binaries seem […]

KU Journalism Major Shreds “Case” Against Mike Brown

Something for journalists in Uganda to learn – Investigative Journalism at its best.

Celebrating Cultural Mothers As Well

When the state fails mothers bear the brunt and they gap fill

Why Uganda Should Subsidise Agriculture for Food

Who is getting taxed? How much are they getting taxed? Is the tax fair? Who should be taxed who isn’t being taxed at the moment? How are the resources of our taxes being utilised?

When Wisdom Eludes a Nation

Isn’t it about time that we come up with a system to vet our leaders on the basis of their practice, what they have done for our Country and their experiential knowledge other than that which is signified by papers?