Month: November 2014

Nigerian Spice, Series

Nigerian Spice: Depravity

By Emmanuel Adebayo, Nigeria: It is a sad thing when your supposed protectors who feed off your taxes become your worst nightmare. Such is the case with the Nigerian Police! Everyone avoids them; one develops a headache once one sees them on the road. Changing their uniforms hasn’t done much good, not that it was ever meant to change their attitude, and their […]

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Series, The Doctor's View

The Doctor’s View: Children you should be afraid of!

By Denise Kavuma, Uganda: At one point or the other, I'm sure we've all had to deal with rather spoilt children (and adults but that's a whole other Tolkien-sized novel on its own). As such, I'm pretty sure you can understand when I say that I sometimes want to hit the children that walk into my office. Granted it won't […]

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Paper and Ink, Series

Paper and Ink: Femme Aimee 26

By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda: I can’t stop thinking about the day I moved to my new apartment. We had had a major fight right before where I felt you weren’t being supportive and I went ahead and made the payment for the place without you there and was planning to move and not tell you where. I felt you didn’t […]

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Reflections

To Die Empty

By Ben Mwine, Uganda: “The greatest tragedy in life is not death, but a life without purpose.” Myles Munroe I hadn't had power for more than a day which means, we had no access to civilization, quite literally. No TV, no radio, no internet and no phone. When I got plugged back into the world, I expected the world to […]

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Series, The Doctor's View

The Doctor’s View: One More Reason to Never do Psychiatry

By Devise Kavuma, Uganda: Public holidays are excitedly waited on by most people and it is no different with me. I look forward to days spent without running in and out of wards, looking like a crazed, sleep-deprived sea-gull. There's little one can do with a limited imagination and so I found myself staying in, watching Terminator 2, on the […]

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Paper and Ink, Series

Paper and Ink: Femme Aimee 24

By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda: It was the day I came home to find my place broken into that I realised I couldn’t live with you and I couldn’t live without you. Even after telling you I wanted nothing to do with you I still found myself reaching for the phone as I trembled and texted you. You put me through […]

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