Category Archives: Lifestyle

CNN Campaigns Aggressively Against Human Trafficking

(CNN) – It’s often hidden from sight, but modern slavery is a global problem. Among its many victims are at least 5.5 million children.But young people also make passionate and committed activists when it comes to fighting human trafficking.

That’s why CNN asked students and schools to join us on March 14 for #MyFreedomDay.

To mark the day, students the world over have organized events at their schools to highlight modern slavery and celebrate freedom.

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Priscilla Chan Is Pregnant With Second Zuckerberg Daughter

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The couple’s daughter Max celebrated her first birthday in November, with a party at home alongside her parents and colorful balloons.

“Priscilla and I are happy to share we’re expecting another baby girl!” So wrote Billionaire, Mark Zuckerberg, expressing his excitement upon the news that he would soon be daddy to baby #2 after 15 Month old Max.

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Bobi Wine Is Suffocating With Love: He Recognizes It’s Been A Baptism Of Fire For Him To Arrive Here

Kanye West Reconsidering His Support For Donald Trump?

The big question buzzing allover the place now is whether or not American rapper, Kanye West is reevaluating his earlier support for newly installed President of the United States…

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President Museveni & First Lady, Janet Wish Ugandans A Happy New Year !

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President Of Uganda

Holiday Guide: Learn How To Travel To The Village With Children And Make The Trip Enjoyable For Everybody

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Every year when the month of December rolls around, everybody becomes fully aware that the festive season is at hand. Meanwhile, apart from the feasting plans, parents begin to prepare for what an action-packed holiday it should be Continue reading Holiday Guide: Learn How To Travel To The Village With Children And Make The Trip Enjoyable For Everybody

Fantasia – Lose to Win

“Lose To Win”

Hmmm-hmmmm

Ever felt so ugly, pretending that he loves me
Sometimes it’s just not money never had to afford me
Now I’m sick and tired of you just taking right off
Knowing I’d forgive you

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Here’s What’s New In Meghan Markle’s & Prince Harry’s Royal Romance

While on one hand, it is the media doing most of the literary gymnastics, building a plot where Britain’s most eligible bachelor, Prince Harry and Hollywood star, Meghan Markle are the main characters in it, the loud silence of the couple might, on the other hand, mean something else Continue reading Here’s What’s New In Meghan Markle’s & Prince Harry’s Royal Romance

Smile And The World Will Smile With You!

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Iryn Namubiru

Ain’t Iryn looking really chic lately!

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To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.

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Michael Jordan

Meet Arya Permana: The World’s Heaviest Child

Arya Permana the 10 year old who has become the fattest child in the world ever, currently, weighs 192kg and is categorised as morbidly obese. Continue reading Meet Arya Permana: The World’s Heaviest Child

Parenting in the Time of Social Media

The alarm goes off and it wails almost as loud as the sun’s light which is having its way through the window panes. All right, it is daybreak and now it’s very apparent except the ringtone just won’t stop to Continue reading Parenting in the Time of Social Media

Why Sex Comes In Handy In Uganda’s Emerging Cities

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For some time men have been known to be a “sick” side – at least many of them. And women worshipped as being the last motivation for men’s redemption from permissiveness. Continue reading Why Sex Comes In Handy In Uganda’s Emerging Cities

Why Internet Is Turning Out Too Dark For Children

Smartphones and Computers is how to be in sync with the modern age. Nevertheless, children and technology can be such a daunting combination as far as safety is concerned – keeping in mind that safety goes far-beyond being able to put up the shutters on your kid Continue reading Why Internet Is Turning Out Too Dark For Children

Why Many Religions Are Such A Scare For New Members

To this day, Uganda boasts of a number of imported religions. Yet beside what are known to be the traditional denominations, as installed by the earliest missionaries, Uganda has since embraced a myriad of new forms of worship with their unique ways of worship – just not to say Continue reading Why Many Religions Are Such A Scare For New Members

How Papa Wemba Gave Art His Best Even Unto Death

Last Wednesday, Papa Wemba, one of Africa’s most flamboyant and popular musicians, was finally laid to rest, after his sudden death during a music festival in Ivory Coast.

The artist was performing Saturday night at the Urban Music Festival in the capital, Abidjan. He collapsed on stage and later died.

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Why Cohabitation Has Become More Legitimate Than Marriage

Times have changed and so has the perception of marriage. In the recent times, it has become increasingly old-fashioned in our society to privilege married people and to treat matrimony as Continue reading Why Cohabitation Has Become More Legitimate Than Marriage

How Tanzania’s Reginald Mengi Survived Hunger To Become His Country’s Top Philanthropist

Reginald Abraham Mengi is considered a pioneer of corporate social responsibility in Tanzania. He contributes his time and resources to poverty eradication and economic empowerment schemes for youths, women, and other disadvantaged members of society, including the disabled. For more than 18 years he has hosted luncheons for over 5,000 people with disabilities. In his capacity as a United Nations World Food Programme “End Hunger” Ambassador in Tanzania, Mr. Mengi has successfully supported a national scheme to provide school children with free meals. The initiative has enhanced school enrollment and attendance. Also an environmentalist, since 1987, Mr. Mengi has supported a campaign to reforest Mount Kilimanjaro. The initiative has led to over twenty four million trees being planted on the slopes of Africa’s tallest peak.

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Reginand Mengi

As a matter of fact, in 2012, The Dar es Salaam Religious Leaders Committee granted him The Business for Peace Award for his support of a society without religious, racial or ethnic discrimination. This is exactly how to define the man in the person of Reginald Abraham Mengi. He has lived his life with such immense humility notwithstanding that he is reputed to be one of the richest men in East Africa.

In 2013, Forbes magazine ranked Dr. Mengi as the 34th richest man in all of Africa [in 2014 he was the 45th richest]. The unique part in all this is the fact that to the tycoon himself is the fact that money is not all that matters. Continue reading How Tanzania’s Reginald Mengi Survived Hunger To Become His Country’s Top Philanthropist

Sudhir Ruparelia Is East Africa’s Richest Man

According to Forbes Magazine, he is the wealthiest individual in Uganda and the East African Community and he does admit to owning at least a quarter of the buildings in Kampala’s Central Business District. In November 2013, he was reported to be the 24th wealthiest individual in Africa. But as of February 2015, Forbes magazine reckons him a prestigious 1638th billionaire of the World’s richest men, with an estimated net worth of US$1.12 billion.

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Forbes talks of Ruparelia as one of Uganda’s largest property owners through his Ruparelia Group which he chairs, being the majority shareholder in the companies of the group.

His status today is, in fact, worlds apart from the days when he lived in a refugee camp and made a living driving a taxicab on the streets of London.

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