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The Other Side of Idi Amin You never Knew About

Posted by Celestine on Thu July 3, 2014 in Uganda Travel Experiences.

“In the early 70s when I was a kid, we used to play from the state house compound in Entebbe. We played with the children of the president and sometimes we were invited for a cup of tea by their dad. He greeted us while he was on his regular roadwork exercise. We were just little children from the street but we dined with President Idi Amin Dada”. Helen.

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Sights, Sounds, and Tastes of Africa

Posted by Maya on Tue May 6, 2014 in Food and Culinary Experiences.

There is simplicity in the food system of Africa that is only truly appreciated when chopping down your first sugar cane, learning the art of peeling and biting it raw. Within that bite, it is easy to feel the immeasurably different experience you may have opening a packet of refined sugar to put in your morning cup of coffee.

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Imagine male Circumcision without any anaesthesia?

Posted by Innocent on Tue March 25, 2014 in Cultural Tourism.

This year marks another season when people in Eastern Uganda will be celebrating 1000s of youths cross over from boyhood to adulthood. It reminds me of my own experience which I endured 14 years ago when I came face-to-face with the circumcision knife of the Gisu Surgeon.

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