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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

 

Ugandan Women Poets; Take Back your Power

How do we take back our power if we never knew we had it in the first place? In 2009, when the first Ugandan annual women’s BN poetry prize was awarded to Lillian Aujo, it was a novelty. It was a platform that emboldened the closeted poets; unsure of their poetic power. Floods of gratitude poured in from the Ugandan women. After five years, when the award stretched to include all African poets, it was also the opportune time for a Ugandan woman to say, “Here I am, I’ll continue theRead More


Dangote Group to launch fundraising for The Africa Center in New York City

LAGOS, Nigeria, March 21, 2017/ — Halima Aliko Dangote was recently appointed the president of The Africa Center in New York City (www.TheAfricaCenter.org) with the major responsibility of raising capital for the center. The goal is to raise funds to complete the center building in New York. In 2017, there would be three fundraising events lined up to achieve this, one of which will be hosted in Nigeria by the Aliko Dangote Foundation on the 23rd of March at the Eko Hotels & Suite Victoria island. The Africa Center inRead More


Uganda state funerals – victims vs. murderer Kaweesi

#Copied You guys should have seen me yesterday and how I move on bodas. When we realised a Boda was following us, my Boda guy asked, have you realised those guys are following us? I nearly jumped off the Boda…but advised him to slow down and ascertain….guys passed us and we resumed the journey…but what is cantankerous, these guys who passed us, now suspected that we are following them, they kept looking back and forth. When I insisted we keep at the back, the passenger jumped off the Boda andRead More