May 22, 2008
Queen Elizabeth opens Owen Falls
It was announced in Parliament recently that the Owen Falls Dam bridge, built by the British colonial administration and inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth II in 1954, is on the verge of collapse. Queen Elizabeth opened Owen Falls on her second ever visit to Uganda.
Kwata omudidi kabiriti!
Luganda! A couple of years ago our butts were at the receiving end of some of the wildest lashes you can think of because we had broken the primary school’s cardinal sin of speaking that forbidden language, Luganda. Also, years back, speaking fluent English - without the slightest betrayal of your Buganda roots - was the first test to wooing those stunning teenage girls.
Fare thee well, OKs!
Wilbrod Okecho, a basketball icon in Uganda died on May 14, aged 28 Sadolin Power’s Wilbrod Okecho will always be in the folklore of Ugandan basketball greats and remembered for his nice and warm demeanour towards all that he met.