Month: June 2012

Poetry, Tale Africa

Inside City Hall

By Egan Tabaro: Inside City Hall The Lord Mayor takes a stroll See he looks splendid in his robe Just one of the many perks of his job Songs of praise onto him they shower But we all know he really is left with no power   Inside City Hall The Lord Mayor just had a fall Higher up, on […]

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Dead Influence

By Cynthia Ayeza: Of all the organisations that could and has the greatest influence on humankind, the church has got to be at the top of them all or at least be among the top. Most churches are positioned to influence their communities but their leadership has become too blinded by the greed for numbers and money. The more people […]

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Short Stories, Tale Africa

Jacob and I (IV)

By Kathryn Yule Mweupe Kazibwe: It took Jacob a week to remember me; seven long days during which I waited eagerly for his call. They don't say the first cut is the deepest for nothing! Even after his less-than-poetic treatment of me, I subconsciously held the hope that maybe there was some truth in those poems he wrote me. Yes, […]

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Budapest Chronicles, Series

Budapest Chronicles: It’s all about hair!

By Brian Friday Bwesigye: There is something about hair. Remember Mary Magdalene wiping Jesus' feet with her hair? Okay, Delilah disempowering Samson by shaving his hair? Okay, let us talk about the more contemporary times. The symbolism of the Rastafarian locks for example. Now that we have gone political, let us also talk about the natural hair movement. Anyway, people […]

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