Whose interests are you living for?

SOLOMON MWIJE. How often do you sit to think and dream about your life? How often do you ask yourself what you are living for? What about the interests and motives that make you get out of bed to go to work each day? Please be reminded that when I talk about work I mean anything you do that consumes your physical or mental energies. Therefore, I am not only talking about the working class, the farmers, the taxi drivers, or boda boda cyclists here. Rather, I am talking about…

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Are Ugandans are lazy?

By Richard Sebaggala A few years ago, Ugandan dailies and TV stations reported about a World Bank survey report that cited Ugandans as the laziest people in East Africa. Indeed, often we hear many observers say that Ugandan workers are “lazy” compared to workers from our neighbors, particularly Kenya. Some commentators, leaping from presumption to prescription, have urged that the high levels of unemployment and poverty that the country is witnessing are as a result of people being lazy. One commentator in the Daily Monitor of 23 October 2014 said that,…

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