Both legs flung on the extreme sides of the spring metallic bed; with multiple fractured bones, strapped with a white bandage, 27-year-old Sarah Mirembe(not real names) lay motionless in Mulago hospital’s orthopaedic ward. Her teary eyes are clearly reflective of the events before this current predicament. Another shattered dream by the
BICYCLE TRANSPORT PLAYING CATCH-UP IN KAMPALA
GROUP FIVE AND SIX
Time check is 7:30 PM and it’s Saturday 31 October, 2015. It’s been 20 minutes since I have been standingoutside Equity Bank in Wandegeya waiting for a taxi to ferry me to Kalerwe. Darkness is lingering in the sky and the stinging cold upon my skin seems to point to a heavy downpour later in the night. Different thoughts of what I need to get accomplished are gushing through my mind but there is no glimmer of hope that an empty taxi will come by soon.
EstherNapeyok, 26, still has flashbacks of her most agonizing moment. Last year, this mother of seven was diagnosed with advanced stage cervical cancer which has left her with excruciating pain and psychological trauma.It is a perilous walk through the hillyterrain of Kategok Sub County in Abim district to Napeyok’s home, a simple grass thatched hut.
By Maria Wamala
Although the 1995 constitution under chapter 6 vests a powers in the legislature, parliament in Uganda does not fully use these powers. The 9th parliament’s first year promised a more vibrant and independent parliament compared to its predecessors but with time, it lost the gas.
By NANFUMA ELIZABETH
As Ugandan women prepare to commemorate sixteen days of activism against violence on women this November, we revisit the issue of rape reflecting on the why or how it is a social problem, the community legislature and judicial approaches to combating this problem together with the characteristics of rapists as described by experts.
By Kanyago Jacqueline
The public must be aware that most of the titles they own may not properly be surveyed. There have been some irregularities in the processing of the titles and the actual measurements on the ground, which were caused through bad practices by non professional surveyors and some non registered surveyors.
By Abiaz Rwamwiri
By EMMANUEL YIGA
By Nyangoma Patience