Morning Glory

Deep Insights from a Food Court in Village Market

Saturday, 4.30 PM. The New Wing of Village Market’s Food Court. She could be French or American. She is a Caucasian brunette. Her little boy, maybe four years old, looks like Obama must have looked at that age. He is a four-year-old multi-racial bundle of joy. When she matched into…

I Choose to Unleash This Peace into my Heart

No sooner had I stepped out of my gate into the stinging cold of 5AM than I came face to face with him. He was standing right there, waiting for me with his usual mystical smile. He extended his muscled hand in warm greeting and I clasped it. Mistake number…

The sweetest Christmas Feast

The jingle bells are jingling all the way. Christmas day is here. It’s a day that means a lot to billions in the world. But at this moment, let’s forget about those billions and focus on you. What does it mean to you? First of all, let me answer what…

African Youth Need More Jobs, Not More Conflict

Dear Mama Africa, RE: AFRICAN YOUTH NEED MORE JOBS, NOT MORE CONFLICT How are you today? How are you feeling about the 54 countries that call you mama? You will be glad to know that Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited Kenya on Wednesday 9th December. I have mixed feelings…

Bobi Wine’s Consistent Call for Ballots to be Cast and Counted Fairly

December 6th, Njeru, Uganda. This small town in Uganda’s central region is home to approximately 160,000 people. Thousands of these people lined the streets of their town on Sunday July 6th to catch a glimpse of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, popularly known as Bobi Wine. They cheered excitedly as the thirty-eight…

La Reine in The Driver's Seat

Earlier that cold October morning when I sat in my home office and began writing a few paragraphs of ‘Green Decisions,’ a book that am writing, it occurred to me that based on the confidence that I had seen rippling through La Reine’s eyes as she drove, time was ripe…