Hundreds of thousands of tourists are flocking to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. In order to meet the shortage of hotel accommodation, the city has made the online rental platform Airbnb an official partner for the games. The company now lists 25,000 units in Rio—a massive rise from only 900 in 2012.… via…
Lebron James to Re-sign With Cleveland Cavaliers in $100 Million Deal — TIME
Lebron James is making good on his hometown-hero status, agreeing to a new deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and becoming the highest paid basketball player in the process. James made the announcement via Twitter Thursday, telling Bleacher Report’s the Uninterrupted that he was re-signing with “the land.” “I just want to let y’all know I’m… via…
As of today, we have used up all the Earth’s resources for 2016 — Quartz
Earth Overshoot Day isn’t one of those fun holidays, like International Cat Day or Squirrel Appreciation Day. Instead, it’s a depressing reminder that we humans are living well beyond our means. Today (Aug. 8) marks the point when humanity as a whole has used up the resources needed to live sustainably for a year. The… via…
The Newspaper Association of America is mad at John Oliver for telling the truth about journalism — Quartz
On Sunday (Aug. 7), John Oliver aired a segment on his HBO TV show lamenting the demise of local newspapers due to financial pressures. “Sooner or later we are all going to have to pay for journalism,” said Oliver, “or we are all going to pay for it.” The segment was widely discussed and shared… via…
Huh?! Social Media is not Media?! Howly?
A few months back I was shocked by a client who was trying to throw a party for the media houses that had been good to his brand, this great man told me that ‘Social media was not media’ thus no invites for them. How can social ‘Media’ not be Media? There is even the…
28 mind-blowing facts about Uganda! via @marysebz
Do you know this about Uganda? Mainly that we had a president who ruled for two days?
The Versatile Blogger Award – 7 Facts about me
Ahem, but Joel Jjemba this pressure! Here I was going through my twitter mentions, and there it was a notification that he, Joel had mentioned me in his blog. He had nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award, and that I was to write 7 facts about me. So before I embark on this task,…
men and nipples…. via @apiowinnie
This is one of the funniest things I have read this year,and yet informative. Source: men and nipples….
My Insights on Social Media Influencers
There has been a lot of talk about social media influencers and their work ethics, plus the brands that hire them; for the last few months by Ugandans On Twitter (UOT). And this prompt me to share my insights on this topic in the best way possible. I broke down how influencers can best worked with,…
Twitter Considering 10,000-Character Tweets via @time
It would be a huge change considering Twitter is currently testing a version of the product in which tweets appear the same way they do now, displaying just 140 characters, with some kind of call to action that there is more content you can’t see. Clicking on the tweets would then expand them to reveal more…
Are we Pursuing Education or Schooling?
Food For Thought….
He Keeps Me Awake Part II
Last year during #UgBloggers7days challenge I shared a chapter – He Keeps Me Awake – from a book I was writing. The book had since moved forward slowly by slowly and was almost done but I halted it. It was going to be a 30 paged love story written for my babies and would be house guests in…
THE LAST OF A DYING BREED: BOYS REPLACING MEN
Things I think about but can’t really express well in writing…
Let's cut to the chase…what do you want?
How have you been? I am asking because this blog has provoked me to do so. How is your life? Obulumu? Any new things we can talk about? Please do tell, I never do this.
GENDER STEREOTYPES: The Male Chapter.
Some of the issues I see in the equality agenda, men are left out.
DOORMAT OR MATADOR?
Please don’t waste each other’s time, if you are not good at it oba announce before the games start. MarieNate says it here better than me…. Enjoy
Fatherhood: The Choice Between An Empire Builder or A Kingmaker #FathersDayThoughts.
How are you doing it? How are you being the best dad there is for your children? Colin explains his thoughts o Fatherhood… Fatherhood: The Choice Between An Empire Builder or A Kingmaker #FathersDayThoughts..
Partaking Of An Inspiration From The #African #Woman(#IWD)
When the things you do inspire others… we all have people looking up at us and picking ideas to better themselves. I am honored to be on his list.
We Are Equal Right?! No?!
I thought we were until the members of Parliament told me something different.
Uganda’s Natural Hair Revolution
Uganda’s Natural Hair Revolution.