Writing ourselves to freedom

Although Uganda’s dictatorship slowly chops off our fingers, We shall continue writing bitter truths about the suffering of our people. Our shaking fingers festering with wounds from bayonets Scribble painful poems about the everyday lives of our people. Trembling with fear of reprisal from a punitive repressive state, We shall craft wondrous poems bleeding fromSigue leyendo «Writing ourselves to freedom»

The price of naivety

Mr. Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, a Ugandan novelist, has been held incommunicado by Ugandan security agencies since December 28, 2021. Reason: He called President Yoweri Museveni’s son, who is a Lieutenant General in the army and the Commander of the Land Forces, obese. When the arrestors came in plain clothes, Kakwenza asked them to identify themselves andSigue leyendo «The price of naivety»