Category «Lifestyle»

Bad Black jailed for 4years

Socialite Shanita Namuyimbwa also known as Bad Black has been sentenced to 4years in jail over charges of embezzlement. She has also been sentenced to 18months on 2 counts of conspiracy to defraud but the sentences will run concurrently. Her friend Meddie Sentongo, with whom she was convicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud also faces 18 months in prison. Bad Black is accused of embezzling 11b shillings from Davishan Development Company that was she co-owned with her British lover David Greenhalgh. Justice Catherine Bamugemereire says in her ruling that Bad Black was aware that the money she was withdrawing and spending was not from her personal account. The judge has however declined to order a refund of the said …

He has visited every country on earth

When the people of South Sudan celebrated the birth of their country last year, they didn’t know that by that act, they were waking up a 74-year-old-man somewhere in France out of his well-earned retirement. After visiting every country on earth, this global trotter had already managed to achieve his childhood dream in 2005. But with the creation of South Sudan, the goal posts had now shifted, and he had to come down to Juba, just to make sure his accomplishment remained intact. Andre Brugiroux is the Marco Polo of modern time, explorer extraordinaire. He is a life that has been entirely dedicated to and spent on the road. Having left his father’s home at 17 to work at a …

Casual friday for men

Casual Friday is a welcome break from the constricting formal dress code, and the choking tie. However, the more commonplace it becomes, the more it seems like it is the day men throw away any fashion sense they may have acquired over the years of formal dressing. Enter many offices and you will know for sure there’s something too casual even for men whose wardrobe mainly consists of T-Shirts and a pair of jeans or khakis. While it is a day where pretty much everything goes, it is important that one knows where to draw the line, between casual and just plain shabby. Avoid anything faded, torn or patched Because as much as we all think recycling is good for …

FGM in Karamoja: we either ‘kill’ culture or preserve life

ELEVEN-year-old Cheyech Lima of Doo village in Nakapipirit District died on July 9, 2010, in the bush due to over bleeding-a common FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) complication. According to the “surgeon”, one Cheptchai, he was not only cutting for the first time, but hurriedly for fear of the law. “My grand father used to be a ‘surgeon’. So elders asked me to start because we needed to cut as many girls as possible,” Cheptchai says. While Milka Rioo, an age-mate who survived the complications to see another sunrise reveals, “I woke up one morning ready to go to school but father told me that I should stop thinking of going to school and focus on being cut and getting married. …