Heroes of Corona Virus – Pandemic

by Nakitto Irene Imagine a situation where we run from those who have corona virus, The heroes run to rescue them, their only protection is masks Imagine a situation where all transport is closed, we can’t leave our homes The heroes walk morning and evening to go rescue the patients Remember the UK nurse who…

Grief Child – Chapter One Summary

The chapter opens in the night in the village of Sisa, a village in the middle of the forest. It is night time and all people a sleeping. Adu, the protagonist, shares a bed with his sister Yaa. In his sleep, he throws his hand in Yaa’s face, who wakes up shocked. She restores the…

Grief Child by Lawrence Darmani – Plot Summary

Grief Child is one of those books which that will make you cry many times. It also helps throw some light on how children face and deal with grief espcially loss of loved ones. The novel follows the life of Adu, a young boy who goes through many tragedies in his life. At the beginning…

How to Start a Blog

Starting a blog is easy. I am going to take you through this with the example of wordpress.com. I highly recommend wordpress, or medium.com for starters, but you are free to use whichever you choose. Also, WordPress provides a rich set of features and can take you through the process of setting up. Due to limited…

My Favorite Blogs…

Here are some of my favorite blogs. Arts blogs Brittle paper. It has some of the best essays to ever come out of Africa. If I am looking for news and trends in the literature world, my go to blog is brittlepaper.com. It also has yearly awards and best articles written throughout the year. A…

The Positives of Uganda’s Health System in this Pandemic…

Thoughts on Uganda’s Health Care system. By Nakitto Irene. First off, I salute the Ministry of Health and Uganda Gov’t for the great job they are doing in combating this pandemic which has defeated countries with the best health care systems in the world. All eyes are on Uganda as everyone is wondering how we…

Things I do for self-care…

Here are a few things I do for self-care. Self-care is important to help us cope with stress, difficult situations, and enable us live a better, healthy and positive life. Health care. I pay a lot of attention to my health. I practice healthy habits like eating a lot of fruits and dark green vegetables….

Thoughts on the Lock-down…

Lessons to learn from the covid19. Well well well. Where can I start. This whole covid was the true definition of what in my mother tongue we call “ebigwa tebilaze!” but here are a few things I have learnt. Boda bodas are VERY important. The internet is ‘importanter!’ Your Excellency was a comedian in his…

My 5 Favorite Books. . .

Here are some of my favorite books. I love lots of books and I have read over a dozen books twice. But for now, here are my favorite shelf occupants. . . A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. This is my favorite because it is the book I am currently reading and I am…

Why I Write…

I write because it is a calling, a thirst, I write to speak, to impact, to inspire, I write because I have something valid to say…

Ten Jokes from the H.E. Museveni Covid19 Address Yesterday.

Well, yesterday’s daily dose of humor summed up. Here, I made a list of my fav jokes from the old man’s speech yesterday. Just in case you missed the address, or missed the jokes therein, here is our dose of comedicine from yesterday’s address. Oh, and, song requests were not allowed in the 3+ hour…

Things to do in this Covid-19 Lock-down.

By Nakitto Irene This lock-down feels so long, feels like a year even yet it has taken less than a month! And it might be extended. Stocked rice is diminishing at a fast pace, mine too, so I have decided to write to focus on something else and not the diminishing stock. I have cooked,…