Residences for orphans better protected by succession act

"To his credit, Daddy allocated each of his three marital homes to the respective wife and children living there. Polygamous men should be wealthy enough to bequeth each wife an independent home. I was prepared to fight to the death if any outsider had been given my mother's residential home. Phew!!" Dr. Stella Nyanzi, 2014,… Continue reading Residences for orphans better protected by succession act

Tears of an orphan

So, yesterday, 11th May 2022, my lawyer, Counsel Allan Ogoi, Partner in Okalang Law Chambers, advised me to be present in Mbale High Court for the hearing of my plea for a Court Injunction and Restraining Order to be issued in my favor against one that fits the description: "DEVIL." Yes, devil in biblical sense:… Continue reading Tears of an orphan

How to break the gender bias

At the death of my grandmother, I inherited her house which my father built for her. My inherited house is part of our ancestral homestead. I have deep roots on our ancestral land. Yes, scary for whoever thinks of uprooting me from our ancestral land. My Alinga Farms is located on about four acres of… Continue reading How to break the gender bias

Rest well Ija Apio

On the morning of 21st February 2022, I was given the sad news that my ija (aunt) Apio had rested. Ija Apio was a cousin to my late papa. She was the daughter of my late papa’s uncle, papa Opodo (RIP), who, as part of the King’s African Rifles, fought for the British in World… Continue reading Rest well Ija Apio

Memorial libraries needed

“Yoga (greetings) Norah, I am delighted to come across your blog. I have been enjoying your work on Radio One’s Spectrum Extra and now I am more than happy to continue loving your wonderful work. Eyalama noi (thank you very much)."Ilemut L’Okwii Emorukalet L’Omagoro, Ateker (clan) – Ibwongo Ikaribwok, Etale (totem) – Eswei (mushrooms), Katakwi… Continue reading Memorial libraries needed