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Raise your standards

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More beautiful words from a friend…hope it inspires us to raise up from the ordinary

BITS OF MANY STORIES!

Many a time, we complain about the way different people treat us, we wonder why we are constantly losing jobs and friends, we worry about our spending habits, we continuously worry about problems which we cause due to our ignorance or excessive pride. And in such moments, we wonder if we are useful in society, we take bets on our own lives and most times, we lose.

Not many self help solutions lie around waiting to be used, and some of this stuff, no one will take you to class to acquire it, it’s only common sense, or rather rare sènse easily acquired.

Raise your standards, by this, I mean you should change your ways, do the things you think you must be doing, get it out of your thoughts into action, if you can think it, I believe you can do it. It all begins with an active imagination…

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your name’s on the bottle, your identity isn’t…but what’s inside?

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Enough said..

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I am not going to piss into anyone’s can or bottle of soda, and certainly not on the brilliant marketing campaign that the Coca Cola company is running right now.

This is the ‘Share a Coke‘ campaign we’re all talking about, in which people are putting their names on cans or bottles of Coca Cola…or, to be accurate, Coca Cola is putting people’s names on cans and bottles.

I had ignored the campaign as I subconsciously do most of these things, but last week found myself at the checkout till of the Nakumatt Oasis where the lady taking my money tried to kick off a strangely familiar conversation with me but failed because she called me “Daniel.”

“Eh?”

“Isn’t your name Daniel?”

“No. Why?”

“Eh-eh! So why have you bought this?” she asked, pointing at the bottle.

It clicked, I laughed, and then told her to finish her job so I could…

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Blessed New Year 2015

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Unto Him that has brought us this far will surely may it come to pass.

Raise a toast to yesterday’s achievements and
tomorrow’s brighter future.
May comfort be yours, warm and soft like a sigh.
And may the coming year show you that every day
is really a first day and a new year.
Let abundance be your constant companion, so
that you have much to share.
May mirth be near you always, like a lamp shining
brightly on the many paths you travel.
Work with the best of your abilities in 2015 and
show to the world you power to create wonderful
and superior things.
New Year 2015 may turn out to be a year when you
are put on the road to everlasting success and
prosperity.
Be the change that you wish to see at your
workplace and take initiatives to make things
better.
Wish your tomorrow is more prosperous, happy and
successful than yesterday and today.
Looking forward to another year with hunger and
passion to exceed at work and you are sure to
meet with success.
Let new beginnings signify new chapter filled with
pages of success and happiness, written by the ink
of hard work and intelligence.
May the New Year bring us more wonderful
opportunities for success.
Here’s wishing you the gift of peace and prosperity
throughout 2015.

THE SILENT KILLER: Teenage Pregnancy In Uganda

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We have to protect and empower tomorrow’s mothers of this nation..

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Teenage pregnancy has kept thousands of girls from school. Credit: Echwalu Photography Teenage pregnancy has kept thousands of girls from school. Photo Credit: Echwalu Photography

UGANDA has for some time now had the highest rates of teenage pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa at over 25% despite the existence of a law criminalizing Defilement. UBOS 2011 statistics indicate that the number of teenage mothers in the West Nile sub region shot from 3.7% in 2006 to 6.6% in 2011 despite several efforts by civil society to reverse the trend. The situation is not any better in the other parts of the country. Recent media reports revealed how 40,000 primary school girls are defiled by their very own teachers annually across the country many of whom end up pregnant.

The question then is why is such an unacceptable trend of gross human rights violations thriving?

The Uganda National Adolescent Health Policy defines adolescents as people between the ages of 10 and 19 years. This is…

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Are you employable?

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Invest in Personal Improvement..

BITS OF MANY STORIES!

Waking up is the best thing next to eating, the thought of food can be overrated but so is the smell of it. Life, has many things to offer apart from love, sadness and happiness. Ours is a world of transformation, the age of diversity, socialism and multiple freedoms. Everything we do is a result of our own choices, and so is unemployment. But the main question in line is, are you employable? Can you be employed? I have come to realise that it’s nolonger about the weight of the CV, and I have come to terms with it.

Last week, I was interviewing Makerere University graduates for a management job, I was shocked by the fact that none was qualified enough for the job. I am just a first year student who is less than 2 decades old, I have no degree and my CV is still weak but…

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The company you keep determines your accomplishments

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Good words of wisdom from a friend..

The Power of a Dream

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It always seems impossible till it’s done..