Recently, I had the thrill of visiting and touring Kidepo Safari Lodge, now renamed Katurum Lodge Kidepo. It is located on Katurum Rocks of Kidepo Valley National Park and was apparently built in 1971 during the reign of President Idi Amin Dada Oumee. Certainly, without a doubt, Kidepo Safari Lodge is clearly one of President… Continue reading Why is Kidepo Safari Lodge still in ruins?
So, anyway, as part of our domestic tourism experience, we had the pleasure of interacting with a Karimojong 'tourist community', you know, the kind which is maintained static for the benefit of sharing a particular perspective of Karimojong. A member of the community in Lorukul in Karenge was our guide into his community; as well… Continue reading A bit about Karimojong marriage practices
Am starting to get the work-life-balance-steer-away-from-stressful-situations philosophy. I took a chance and I joined a group safari with other women. Our first destination was Aruu Falls and it was worth it over and over above! I enjoyed Uganda’s gift of nature and it nurtured my mind, body and soul. At the top of Aruu Falls… Continue reading I hiked Aruu Falls in Acholi in Northern Uganda
Dear Legislators, some of you are focusing already on your re-election campaigns and are busy dishing out ambulances and the like; and are self-congratulating yourselves for being for the people. As you are focused on that which is not your role, your negligence of your role is causing major strife among us the people. The… Continue reading Early Morning Brief No. 1: Legislators, please read policy briefs
They say, this disease, COVID, if it finds your body strong – you are nutritionally strong; your body has been receiving the sufficient nutrition; COVID, the chances of fighting it are high. So, we should go back and look at those things that are also contributing to COVID being spread heavily among Iteso. I have… Continue reading Video – Women’s access to land, nutrition and COVID-19