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Entries from October 2007

50% extra snafu

October 23rd, 2007 · 1 Comment · Paige

the uganda telecommunications system is hamstrung, clogged, ineffectual (should i go on?) since the three dominant cellphone companies – mtn, celtel, uganda telecom – started their 50% extra airtime campaigns simultaneously two months ago. the headache has caused enough national fervor that the uganda communications commission is intervening. today’s front-page headlines from the [...]

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tropical fish by doreen baingana

October 21st, 2007 · 5 Comments · Paige

i spend roughly 75% of my time in uganda in kampala. kampala is the environment and culture i know best in uganda, so tropical fish: tales from entebbe, a novel set mostly in kampala and some in entebbe and los angeles (i still don’t get why the sub-title is : tales from entebbe), gives [...]

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