This is the epitome of the kind of journalism that is in short supply in Uganda. I am proudly Ugandan!
This article should be read by only locals, especially blacks of Ugandan origin. <—See how that feels if you are NOT a local or a black of Ugandan origin?
I have failed to get angry at the Shell and Bolton International advert; mostly because The New Vision ‘Class’ article drained a lot of my anger.
But I can’t ignore it, and I am on standby to applaud any newspaper that cares enough to run a serious story about this.
On our part, let’s agree that whereas these Shell and Bolton International guys have officially exhibited both stupidity and racism (thanks @spartakussug, for that one) by way of the below advertisement, we can’t just sit about and either moan or mourn (it’s an inside joke that only Ugandans will get – I warned you about such things in the very first sentence).
But first, the offending advertisement:
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