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Reflections

For The Love of Butts

By Mpuga Rukidi, Uganda: Something just got me thinking the other day. Why do we really love our bums and why do we very much pretend not to? And it's not just us here in Africa. It's all over the place across the world. Remember what Kim Kardashian did when trying to break the internet? Well, she took a fully […]

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Give us a Break, Dear Kenya!

By Mpuga Rukidi, Uganda: A number of things have happened that have prompted yours truly to pen this piece. And they are not simple. Just a few weeks ago, or is it days ago, the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, full of charm and aura, was pictured flying or, at least about to fly, a plane. The dashboard and the smile […]

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Kiprotich May Not Be Ugandan

By Mpuga Rukidi, Uganda: I was stunned by a story in one of our dailies the other day. The Daily Monitor brings you 'truth everyday'- save, of course, the days when there is a letter that our good government is looking for at the daily's premises. But this piece is not about politics. It's about our very own Stephen Kiprotich. […]

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In Africa The Dead Are Living

By Mpuga Rukidi, Uganda: Sometimes we are not given the credit we deserve. I mean we, Africans are denied credit that is rightfully ours. The other day one of my uncles – Bob – just got elected in Zimbabwe for …er…er… the third time. But let's not go there. I do not read politics and won't therefore go into discussing […]

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