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Lumbe’s Spear (Finale)

  By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda The journey to Bujagali had taken half the day. Lumbe had insisted on using a full escort of his guards. Some of them rode on the armoured elephants. A few rode on the camels. Others jogged round his ox driven cart. Mbabazi lay on her stomach reading some of the documents that she had received […]

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Lumbe’s Spear (1)

  By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda “Oh how I hate that fool.” Lumbe was seated outside of his great hut. The structure overlooked the imperial city of Ganda. In the sinking blood gold rays of the western sun, Ganda shone brightly. Lumbe had always wondered how the old masters had woven Zaabu with stone to make the walls of the city. […]

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Kitara’s Shield (Finale)

  By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda “You think our secrets will remain secrets forever my king?” Lumbe snarled after a few moments of tense silence. “As long as I am king and as long as the line of Katonda seats the throne – yes.” “You are a fool,” Lumbe said. His voice was strangled with rage. Kunda did not take it […]

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Kitara’s Shield (2)

By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda No one knew of Kitara’s true wealth and power. Not even the Xoza and Zunda knew. There were secrets that Kunda had always kept from the rest of Africa. He knew if he opened the borders freely like the white man and their free trade, Kitara would be overwhelmed by the greedy and hungry people. He […]

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Kitara’s Shield (1)

By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda Kunda could not help smiling as he watched from the shadows. He was not getting any younger, but he knew that his land would be in the safest hands when the time came. As king of Kitara, he had served long and hard. Kunda had fulfilled the dreams of his great father Mwenda. He had taken […]

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Temptations (Finale)

By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda    He heard her calling out for him not to go. Adam just did not care. He had to get out. He was out of the office ignoring his small cubicle and the things which he had left there. He had his phone and wallet on him, so he could leave the rest at the […]

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Temptations (3)

  By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda  Adam could feel the sweat dampening his shirt collar. He ripped his hand out of hers and let go of her hand. “You are my boss.” His breathing was heavy. She had trapped him. Her eyes flattered open. She was pushing him to the limits of his control. “I would prefer it to remain […]

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Temptations (2)

  By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda  Adam looked up. He was alarmed when he saw that the boss was observing him thoughtfully. He had asked her about his salary increment a few days ago and she had only smiled saying that he had worked well with her. Adam had become even more suspicious that the office grapevine was right. Mrs […]

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