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Dispatches from Dar, RCA In-House, Series

Dispatches from Dar: The Weather

It is strange that someone in Africa should find the weather there noteworthy, especially if they too are from Africa. Strange indeed. Stranger even, considering that this is said in a week where politicians were struggling hard to steal the show. Well, in South Africa. But who ever said that politicians are far from showmen or comedians, to be more […]

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Reflections

Who are we, really?

By Assumpta Nalubowa, Uganda: Oftentimes, we find ourselves making sneaky comments like, “She brings out the best in me” or worse still, “she unravels my appreciation for art!” Now; it is statements like these that slowly bring us to the creeping truth; that which continuously lurks in our personality and the manifestation of random events. Statements like these, simply bring […]

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Reflections

To abort or not? The man not in question

James Lutaaya Esq. : A survey in 2005 by International Family Planning Perspectives found that although Uganda’s law permits induced abortion only to save a woman’s life, many women obtain abortions, often under unhygienic conditions. A year after, the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey (UDHS) concluded that there are 297,000 abortions induced annually, while an estimated 85,000 women experience complications, […]

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