Banana republic politics & Kakwenza-type writers

Banana republic is a derogatory noun to describe “a small state that is politically unstable as a result of the domination of its economy by a single export controlled by foreign capital” (definitions from Oxford Languages). While, one has not yet read either of Kakwenza Rukirabashaija’s books for which he has been arrested twice, one… Continue reading Banana republic politics & Kakwenza-type writers

Who will save Kakwenza from death row?

The author of the book: "The Greedy Barbarian," Kakwenza Rukirabashaija remains in what officers of the court have described as "illegal detention." Who will save him from death row? I ask, who will save him from death row, because, as reported by the Daily Monitor, on 11th June 1975, Denis Cecil Hills, a vocal British… Continue reading Who will save Kakwenza from death row?

The East African should know better

This morning, Thursday, 8th December 2016, from a face book wall, my attention was brought to an article that is published in The East African. The face book post quoted and published the following extract from the article (copied verbatim from my friends wall): A battle-hardened soldier, born-again Christian, and gentleman, Brig Elwelu, led the first contingent… Continue reading The East African should know better