Objects of attraction: Uganda proposes to ban miniskirts

Anything above the knee is outlawed. If a woman wears a miniskirt, we will arrest her,” pronounced the minister in a confusing bid to preserve the nation’s modesty. Film maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo writes about plans to ban miniskirts in Uganda. Letter’s from Africa: Miniskirts and morals

How Kiswahili stopped being the language of soldiers and prostitutes in Uganda

For many decades Kiswahili was thought to be the language of the “whore” or the “warrior”. This is no more. It is now the language of the educated, the erudite and the entrepreneur. Click here to read the full story.

Mr. President for Life

These are the longest serving Presidents in power in Africa, but with President Hosni Mubarak forced out of power and King of Kings is dead Muammar Gaddafi, Now there is a newcomer on list at number 5 and a new number one on list. No 5:  PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI of UGANDA 25 YEARS An ex-army […]