Legacy of Ejakait Eng. G. W. O. Owaraga – Nikye’s Ainyonyo

It has been eight months since Ejakait Engineer George William Obityo Owaraga, the Chief of the Ikaribwok Isekielio Clan of the Iteso and King George of Entebbe, my father, rested early morning on 1st November 2020. As his cultural mother, I, Ajakait Esta Norah Alinga Owaraga, who is named after his late mother, Ajakait Joyce… Continue reading Legacy of Ejakait Eng. G. W. O. Owaraga – Nikye’s Ainyonyo

Conversations with my father on the tragic Kasango Saga

Papa, it is amazing the triggers of my memories of you. Take for instance the tragic saga surrounding the remains of the late Kasango, a lawyer who died of heart related complications on Saturday, 27th February, while he was in Luzira Prison serving a 16-year sentence. Papa, it is not how Kasango died that is… Continue reading Conversations with my father on the tragic Kasango Saga

Keeping the Chief’s Legacy Alive

Good morning papa. Today, 1st February 2021, marks three months since you rested. You are on my mind in a positive light. I am thinking of you and how among your father’s sons you are the one whom your sisters chose to be your father’s heir and to fill his shoes, so to speak. Within… Continue reading Keeping the Chief’s Legacy Alive

We All Have That One Aunt

As a little girl, in the early 1970s, my parents had a temporary separation. I was probably two or three years old at the time. I stayed with my dad. My mum moved out and was busy with her job as an Air Hostess with East African Airways. Her working, was possibly one of the… Continue reading We All Have That One Aunt

Coping with papa’s death

My young sister, Achom Grace Christine, is currently living out of the country and because of COVID-19 was not able to travel back home to Uganda when our father, papa muzei Ejakait Engineer George William Obityo Owaraga, was taken critically ill and eventually rested. Achom was also not able to come home for papa's Aipuduno… Continue reading Coping with papa’s death