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Still powerless! a local perspective.

By Akwero Fiona! Umeme Gulu. So frustrating!!! 3/7 days power presence, thanks for trying but I expected more from you guys than this Because of the fani power issues, know that 1. People have failed to perform along their duty … Continue reading

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Making Gulu Powerless. A conspiracy?

Every modern society needs constant electricity. It’s a necessity, not a luxury. Electricity drives development. If you run a photocopying business, without power you can’t feed your kids. If you are a student at a boarding school you can’t study … Continue reading

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Stop giving money to World Vision!

Please stop giving money to World Vision. They are misleading you and they are misleading the people who they are trying to help. At the ripe old age of 32 not much blows my mind anymore, but this revelation did. … Continue reading

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Hippo roaming the streets – fake news?

  A moderately reputable reporter has just broken exciting news. There’s a hippo loose in Gulu town. Surely not!. The facebook replies are even better than the fake news post…. Mwaka Patrick: “Why waste time going to Anaka (the national … Continue reading

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What does a refugee leader really think?

“I’m a pastor. In my ministry the blind have seen, the deaf have heard and I saw 17 people raised from the dead”. Wow. A strong opening statement from Morris. It was the start of an enthralling bus buddy conversation … Continue reading

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Measles, scabies and more. Nasty old and new diseases.

Some days at St. Philip, it’s all colds, arthritis and high blood pressure. On those days I wonder why I bothered coming to Uganda, when I could have managed the same conditions in suburban Christchurch. Today was not one of … Continue reading

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The best hotel deal on the planet?

I arrived in Kampala at 9:00pm, ready to crash in some cheap dive. Little did I know that New Comrades horel was ready to surprise me with so much more. I hope you enjoy the hotel room tour! I forgot … Continue reading

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