Lifestyle

TRAVEL : Lake of many small birds

Situated in South Western Uganda between the towns of Kisoro and Kabale close to the Rwanda border, Lake Bunyonyi is a serene and almost mystical lake with enchanting natural features and numerous captivating stories of the past. Lake Bunyonyi was formed by a volcanic eruption form the Virunga...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 12:00am

INSIGHTS : Marriage under pressure

If you have a marriage difficulty, it might be God’s opportunity to get through to you. We often cannot control our emotions without His help. He made us need Him, and He likes our company. God is closer than you may think, too; He is only a prayer away. I thought marriage would be a breeze, living...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 12:00am

INSIGHTS : Valentine’s Day; can you forgive him for forgetting about it?

The question is would you forgive him for standing you up on Valentines Day? Maybe he forgot about it or he got so involved in something that he could not get time to make it up to you. Flavia Atuhaire recalls the way things did not go so well for her last Valentine’s Day. “I kept waiting for him...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 12:00am

FINANCES : What financial manager are you?

Personal finance is sometimes not a one size fits all kind of thing. Different people have their own unique way of handling their finances hence do not necessarily have to make the same changes others have to make in order to put their finances in order. According to Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 12:00am

MOTORING CORNER : Traffic signs and road markings

You must know what traffic signs and road markings mean before you attempt to drive on a public road.  Traffic signs and roadway markings are divided into three broad categories are:- Regulatory, Warning, and Information. Sometimes signs from different categories are used together to improve...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 12:00am

HEALTHY LIVING : Eat right to protect your eyes

Eyes are very precious; we can see things that others without the eyesight can only imagine, but unfortunately those of us who were blessed with the eyesight forget to take care of  eyes as they should. It’s never too late though, we can start now by eating the right foods to continue...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 12:00am

BEAUTY : What it takes to have healthy hair

Since the times of our ancestors people have attached great importance to their hair and, depending on its condition and health, have taken it as the source of beauty or the reason of life’s failures. Such values as individuality, force, consciousness and independence, have been associated with...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 12:00am

Book Review : Small Island By Andrea Levy

Small Island is a story of four people, two men and two women, a couple each from two islands; Britain and Jamaica and how they meet and interact in 1948 on the dingy streets of London. It is told through the voices of Gilbert Joseph, a Jamaican and former RAF officer now working for the postal...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

Movie reviews By Bryan Kimenyi

Also known as: “The Tooth Fairy “ Theatrical Release: Friday, January 22, 2010 Starring: Dwayne Johnson Julie Andrews Stephen Merchant Ryan Sheckler Ashley Judd Directed by: Michael LembeckGenres: ComedyDistributor: 20th Century FoxMPAA Rating:  for mild language, some rude humor and sports...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

Movie reviews By Bryan Kimenyi

Some will kill to have it. He will kill to protect it.I only write reviews for movies that I really hate or really love, and “The Book of Eli” definitely falls into the latter category. It’s an intriguing tale about a man in post-apocalyptic America walking west to deliver an initially unnamed book...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

IDEAL INTERIORS : Sleep on clean linens and a well spread bed

There is no place which soothes a tired person like their own bedrooms and in the comfort of their beds. So why not make you room your heaven by making it look beautiful starting with your bed. Many a time people find it easy to leave a bed a jumbled mess when they wake up. After all, you’re only...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

TEMBEA : Has excessive consumption of Alcohol led to the high rate of Domestic Violence in Society?

A Doctoral candidate in psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook Julie Schumacher said, “Alcohol is a direct cause of Marital Violence.” The study reveals that the relationship between Alcohol and aggression is more complicated. Domestic Violence is broadly defined as a pattern...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

TEMBEA : Sangalo sand beach

Tucked at one of the easternmost points of Uganda, Sangalo Sand beach is perhaps the only beach destination in eastern Uganda. Sangalo Sand beach is an ‘island’ of serenity, amidst open wild bush along the Lake Victoria, located 22 kilometers south of the border town of Busia. Sangalo, which among...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

Be prepared: join the scouts or guides!

In 1899, Robert Baden Powell, an English soldier, wrote a text-book for the army called ‘Aids to scouting’ based on his experiences in East Africa. Some years later, he discovered that people were using his book to train boys who were interested in outdoor activities. In 1907, Baden Powell himself...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

INSIGHTS : Strength Lies in the Mind

He is a small time vendor, moving about selling clothes on the streets.  He comes to the hospital regularly as he has multiple chronic health related problems to add on which, last year he suffered burns on his back due to an accident. He also has a family to support but hats off to him. I...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

FINANCES : Invest in You

The best asset one has for self advancement in right there in oneself. Many of very successful humans have discovered their talents within themselves and have grown and developed it into a rare attraction, a commercial brand and a money minting machine. Talk about David Beckam, Michael Jackson,...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

MOTORING CORNER : “Road Safety”

Motoring is not only about the Cars, Lorries and Buses that may ply the roads of any given location. What about the other road vehicles like motorcycles, bicycle, animal driven vehicles as well as the humans and animals that may happen to be on the same roads at one moment or the other; don’t they...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

HEALTHY LIVING : Start your day on a healty note

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day; many people’s day is determined by what they eat at breakfast. As the old adage goes- you know where you are coming from but don’t know where you are going. Before you leave your house make sure you have your breakfast. At times you never know when...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

BEAUTY : Best foot forward

It is important to take care of our feet, just like we do for the rest of our body. One of the reasons is that they also form a part of our body and the second is that they add to our overall appearance and personality. At the same time, our feet serve as an indicator of our overall personal...

Friday, February 5, 2010 - 12:00am

BOOK REVIEW : The Catcher In The Rye: JD Salinger

Last Friday American novelist JD Salinger, author of classic 20th Century book The Catcher In The Rye, died aged 91. The reclusive writer died of natural causes at his home in the state of New Hampshire, his son said. The Catcher in the Rye is written in first person (as if Holden himself had...

Friday, January 29, 2010 - 12:00am