Category: Taxi Tales

Series, Taxi Tales

Taxi Tales: Kampala with no Traffic

By David Tumusiime, Uganda: We were travelling into the city, in the morning silence. Contemplatively quiet, were those who were awake, and the sleepers looking for our shoulders like we were their sweethearts. Just another day going into the city to look for paper with Tumusiime Mutebile's signature. Except it wasn't. The city was rushing up to us faster than […]

2,935 total views, no views today

Read more No Comments
Share this entry:
Series, Taxi Tales

Taxi Tales: Watch out for those night taxis!

By David Tumusiime, Uganda: A friend of mine just died: Thomas Pere. Killed Sunday night in a taxi. Sunday night, people. Somehow it seems wrong that anyone should die on a Sunday night. Murdered. Losing the fight of his life in a speeding taxi down Kampala-Entebbe highway, way past midnight. I see his death more vividly than all the deaths […]

2,924 total views, no views today

Read more No Comments
Share this entry:
Series, Taxi Tales

Taxi Tales: Fool Me Once!

By David Tumusiime, Uganda: I'm no fool in Kampala, I like to think. This is my city and I know her ways. Drop me anywhere in Kampala and I know someone somehow there. I was born and raised here. There shouldn't be anything about Kampala that surprises me. We grew up knowing that if a man walking in-front of you […]

3,164 total views, 1 views today

Read more No Comments
Share this entry: