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A plague called degree (2)

This is the second part of Henry Mutebe’s piece. Enjoy!“They don’t work because their parents cannot give them money. They work because it is a value that has been embedded in them from childhood. Once a student finishes high school, he…

A plague called degree – 1

Over the next two editions, I will be yielding this column in the most part, to a Ugandan social entrepreneur, Henry Mutebe. He has so aptly captured a thought that has gone on in my mind for a long time and which I had advocated at several…

Mind the gap!

As a growing lad, I enjoyed watching war films whether classic, where the warriors wear steel armours and fight with swords and spears, or contemporary where the soldiers don fatigues and bullet proof vests that make them look invincible.…

Polish your hustle

Whatsoever your hands find to do, do it with all your might… - Ecclesiastes 9:10Remember, the duller the ax, the harder the work. Use your head, the more brains, the less muscle – Ecclesiastes 10:10 (THE MESSAGE TRANSLATION)…

Excellence is status blind

The story of the 16th President of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln’s chequered life is almost a memory verse to several motivational speakers who have virtually turned him to the poster boy of inspiration and consistent…

Look again

Nobody was prepared for the bombshell that came from the teacher. The decibel of the graveyard would have resonated louder than that in the class as she announced, “Get ready everybody and bring out your pens. We are having a test.” For…