As with our last movie night post, we need to start with the bad news. 1.
Tear gas – the English term – is frequently overheard in everyday conversation in Kampala. Its chemical formula is a semi-permanent climatic feature in the capital. Residents exchange advice on prevailing
President Yoweri Museveni came to power after a civil war in 1986 and some Ugandans had
"I was born here. I will live here. And I will die here"-singer GNL Zamba on "Uganda Yaffe" (translated: Uganda belongs to us)
This past week Edward Ssebuwufu opened his Friday evening radio show his usual music, a Ugandan
Mispronouncing Kony's name speaks to how detached people in and outside of Uganda are to northern Uganda's experiences.
You can’t separate Drake from Toronto, Heems from Queens, or Blue Scholars from Seattle. So we rapped like who we are in Kampala.
In April 2012, Ingrid Turinawe, then leader of Uganda’s Forum for Democratic Change Women’s League, was
Shake the Dust is a documentary film directed by journalist Adam Sjöberg, and produced by American
I used to find some consolation in the fact that the average person in Kampala knows
LRA commander Dominic Ongwen came under the custody of US ‘military advisers’ supporting the African Union
To paraphrase Christopher Hitchens, if you gave Invisible Children an enema, they'd be buried in a match-box
The need to move the art discussion away from Darwinian interests in gorillas to the concern for new audiences for contemporary art in Africa.
Like so many others I am glad to see more people around the world take up
The writer, who lives in the U.S., travels with her teenage son back to Nigeria just as the country proposes a new law to criminalize same sex love.
The world, via American, is getting to know about how in Ghana the lines between religion and politics, and fact and fiction are often blurred.
While same-sex practices are rampant throughout the African Continent, claiming homosexual identity is forbidden and even condemned.
Here’s the `other’ news from Uganda this week. Dateline: Kampala: “Police have warned the public against
The key question: Are you black? Worry. It is almost always your fault.
Following the publication of Elizabeth Rubin’s profile of Shannon Sedgwick Davis (“How a Texas Philanthropist Helped