Business & Tech: A review of ‘Talking to My daughter about the economy or How Capitalism Works and How it Fails’ by Yanis Varoufakis

Day 10 of Winter ABC 2021 and day 1 of business and tech week of the blogging festival. For my first piece of the week, I am doing a book review. Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: or, How … Continue reading Business & Tech: A review of ‘Talking to My daughter about the economy or How Capitalism Works and How it Fails’ by Yanis Varoufakis

AFRICA IN THE YEAR 2120

If Africa is to avoid re-colonization, not just neo-colonization then by 2100 the federation or African republic should be put in place, it’s evident through human history that only the strong have withstood time, and it’s not the case with Africa that has new states as young as 1 year in the North and also the cases of Somali Land.

For one Africa. Continue reading AFRICA IN THE YEAR 2120

A ceasefire between the Palestinian Resistance and CIsrael

Hamas has confirmed that it agreed to a mutual ceasefire, Israel claims the Gaza ceasefire was proposed by Egypt. I had pretty much done the draft for this blog yesterday but the ceasefire talks didn’t materialize, even when my sources … Continue reading A ceasefire between the Palestinian Resistance and CIsrael

Folklore by Taylor Swift, Album Review

I have been wanting to do a review of Taylor Swift’s Folklore Album since the day it dropped. Though my blog features anything, I have only written about the Grammy’s once and it was more of a historical piece. I … Continue reading Folklore by Taylor Swift, Album Review

Did the Dirty 12 score against themselves on purpose?

The European Super League saga was from the playbook of revolutionaries that have conformist values. It was a good change that the world worried about because they didn’t know how it would look. History will judge the dirty 12 fairly … Continue reading Did the Dirty 12 score against themselves on purpose?

The Dirty 12 or the Future of Football

I don’t normally do blogs about sports because they can hurt sometimes. I have faced the ugliness of what is supposed to be relaxation. From corruption to match-fixing, to sexual harassment, racism, and all kinds of marginalization of minorities. Sports … Continue reading The Dirty 12 or the Future of Football

Northern Gatemen and Geopolitics of AfCFTA

This year I wanted to be a “one blog each month” blogger but that goal failed last month when I posted 3 times. Today, I do a follow-up of my AfCFTA post that I did early last month. It is … Continue reading Northern Gatemen and Geopolitics of AfCFTA

alexithymia

That evermore sensation.  Time, days duplicating each other.  An endless sense of self-rediscovery.  Questioning and disdains of the new you.  Let down and shattered.  With intense hurt. Predominantly a misty attitude  Unable to discerning with sanity.  When you are tangled … Continue reading alexithymia

Chocolate has a name at Africaniwa

After my first blog post of the year which was about how the election results in Uganda had set new dynamics in the countries delicate situation. Lindsay Chiswe from Zimbabwe, whom I know through Afrobloggers introduced me to Adelaide A’asante … Continue reading Chocolate has a name at Africaniwa

A closer look at #Metoo from Africa

It’s March and the world gets to celebrate women. It’s 2021 and women of kinds of genders have come from far and have made it everywhere. We can not and should not overlook the pitfalls they face. For example, capitalism … Continue reading A closer look at #Metoo from Africa

2021, the future of Uganda’s Political scene and Buganda question.

We can not move on amidst a Cold Civil War yet. I never want to do a blog about Uganda’s politics or blog on anything plainly. Commenting on Uganda’s politics is also a matter of life and death but at … Continue reading 2021, the future of Uganda’s Political scene and Buganda question.

The second Congo war and it’s geopolitics

In my first post of the year, am writing about DR Congo. Towards the end of 2020, there was social media activism going about mostly on Twitter around the globe. One of the countries that had a hashtag was Congo … Continue reading The second Congo war and it’s geopolitics

2020 on my Blog

This is the time of the year when bloggers take on reviewing the events of the year. Am not reviewing 2020 now, it’s too early. The pain of talking about how racism led to the withdraw of a prince and … Continue reading 2020 on my Blog

War Zone tale Zombo 2020

This me trying to clear my drafts, I was supposed to post this in March but by the time I put it together, there was a conflict of information about the subject matter so I held on. I felt it … Continue reading War Zone tale Zombo 2020

Questions Africans have about NGOs

After noticing our shared critical perspective of NGOs I and Eunice Tossy from Tanzania decided to jointly pen this. We did our brief research for a blog not an academic paper, and this is what we managed to come up … Continue reading Questions Africans have about NGOs

The Changing geopolitics of the Nile River and the Grand Renaissance Dam

After Israel normalized ties with Sudan in Trump’s last-minute efforts to have a real legacy. I got ideas to write about the Nile and its changing geopolitics. If you are confused by now you need to go read about the … Continue reading The Changing geopolitics of the Nile River and the Grand Renaissance Dam

If I died today

If you Googled me and my blog you will find short poems about death and even full articles. Like every normal human I too fear dying but that doesn’t stop me from writing and talking about it. Most people hate … Continue reading If I died today

Why my blog is Inactive lately

If you are used to passing by my little space on the internet, you must be bored by now. October was slow here at Benjamin WATCH. I went to watch other places. Am going to tell you all about it … Continue reading Why my blog is Inactive lately

Book Review of Packlight: Memoirs of Growing up in Africa

Memoirs of Growing up in Africa is my first book review on my blogging journey. The book is an anthology of short stories from across Africa and it’s put together by Ibua Publishing. What makes it special from other anthologies … Continue reading Book Review of Packlight: Memoirs of Growing up in Africa

The Cracks of the East African Community

I started my search for a university when I was in Kenya, for a month-long holiday. Why was I trying to get admitted to a foreign University? I believed in the East Africa Community since I could cross the border … Continue reading The Cracks of the East African Community

Blessings of Loving a Broken One

Imagine drinking from broken glass or eating from a broken plate, if it were to happen successfully then it would need a certain amount of care……………So long as she loves in her own way, and accepts to be loved at her own pace of a broken soul I don’t care if she doesn’t want an official marriage or even the prospect of kids, I am fine with her. Broken things are not for an imperfect man to fix. Love can fit and come out from any sort of crack. We are all broken in some form. If you have been to Benjamin WATCH Blog before you … Continue reading Blessings of Loving a Broken One

The tale of SALT on my watch

It’s been a while, have not written a blog since August 25th, am lazy since I have gone past my average number of blogs I do in a year. My excuse is that I have been busy reading blogs many … Continue reading The tale of SALT on my watch

Financial Scams on my Watch

A few weeks ago Beaton put out a tweet about pyramid schemes, Patsy the lady being Justified Esctasy on her YouTube channel did a piece about being scammed and I thank for telling her story. Ruth Humura on her podcast … Continue reading Financial Scams on my Watch

Coups and Regime Change on my Watch

Napoleon Bonaparte, Francisco Franco, Muammar al Qaddafi, Idi Amin, Augusto Pinochet, Nigeria, Ghana, Turkey, Thailand. If a stranger stood in front of you and told you to give me one term for these groups of terms. And they started chanting … Continue reading Coups and Regime Change on my Watch

Reading and Liking a Writer

Your enticement through your words cuts across time and adopts new and all kinds of seasons. Whenever I read your work or listen to your podcast or watch one of your Youtube videos that you take long to produce, I … Continue reading Reading and Liking a Writer

The outlook of Uganda’s Real Estate Sector

A few weeks ago I wrote my first viewpoint Blog about the Ugandan real estate sector. in that specific blog, I was raising that coming issue of a possible bust bubble in the housing business. I also tried to point … Continue reading The outlook of Uganda’s Real Estate Sector

The Education Sector As a business

My excuse for taking a while without posting anything is because I was reading other blogs and my personal reading of books that are mostly suggested by your work. I know it is a cheap one. I have no one … Continue reading The Education Sector As a business

Podcasting: African BlogShere

This year I set out to start a podcast about African blogs and African bloggers. But my goals to make it consistently hit rock bottom after recording the first episode with a Zimbabwean Blogger who is currently staying in Russia. … Continue reading Podcasting: African BlogShere

On My Watch, the Future of Storytelling

Independence to express ourselves as humans through content creation is as old as the first humans. Rock paintings are as old as time and they are just a small bit of how content creation has been. Like today storytelling of … Continue reading On My Watch, the Future of Storytelling

Number of children for a millennials households

I got together with Rogers M. Wanambwa and Connie Dia to address the question of how many children we can have to meet substantial financial safety of some sort against the social narrative that is set. Benjamin In the Ugandan … Continue reading Number of children for a millennials households

Of millennials, commitment and relationships on my watch

I have always wanted to tell this story for the most part of this lockdown, the more I have kept it away in my physical notebook, the more it has evolved. It has been dented by other blogs that have … Continue reading Of millennials, commitment and relationships on my watch

Internet Access and Africa

If you have read my Twitter bio you must have noticed that I describe myself as an Internet enthusiast or zealot or devotee or lover. Now the reason for this is information should be available to all. In fact, Internet … Continue reading Internet Access and Africa

Collaborative blog post: Greatness festers in isolation and frustration with Rogers M.Wanambwa

This article was published on Friday 10th July 2020 on my co-writers site. Today is Tuesday which is also a guest writer’s day in the Ugandan Blog arena. Greatness festers in isolation and frustrationBy Rogers M. Wanambwa & Musanjufu Benjamin … Continue reading Collaborative blog post: Greatness festers in isolation and frustration with Rogers M.Wanambwa

Halted Dreams

sketchespieced jointlymiscellaneous pigmentsrolled on a color patterndaughters and sons undevelopedintentions dissatisfied pendingdrafted manuscripts,of happily and after talesphrases not rationalto even the retired loversvanished into silence in front of the laptop in the corner of a cafégazing at nothingnessdarkness intensifyingtime haltedcurios … Continue reading Halted Dreams

My Winter ABC official Budge

Before I start let me tell you something about last year it was a tweet. I put out last November and I still feel the same way when I was drafting it or feel more positive about the principal of … Continue reading My Winter ABC official Budge

The Wrap of the June African Blogging Challenge

I have not touched my emails from the economists for June or opened a novel, it has been blogs and I think those out of this challenge we’re only 12 that I opened. It’s amazing how people were joining in … Continue reading The Wrap of the June African Blogging Challenge

Winter ABC 2020 Millennials and Adultescents

Millennials are we Synonyms with Adultescents This was my 7th blog post in 2017, when I started I had written down about 10 articles that I was dying to put out. Back then I was a very worry about my … Continue reading Winter ABC 2020 Millennials and Adultescents

WinterABC Day 20 Life changing Event

Wait it’s day 20 already, this is wrong because the WINTER African Blogging Challenge has two more days. Today is one of those days I am not supposed to write because I really don’t have what to write about. But … Continue reading WinterABC Day 20 Life changing Event

By the time he woke up

It’s been forever since I had real rest away from work, constant rush hours, and technology. I am seated on my desk on a second floor, in the corner where I spend most of my time in the oil City … Continue reading By the time he woke up

ABC 2020 On trending current affairs

Before I start my submission for day 17, I want to point out something I noticed from the world bank, on 20th June the International day for refugees they released $ 900 million to Uganda to improve the standards of … Continue reading ABC 2020 On trending current affairs

On grief loss and maybe healing

The weekend was long, packed and joyous. I welcome those joining the winterABC both as writers and our readers that keep us going. So about today and that topic. I expect to read a lot on love and heartbreaks today … Continue reading On grief loss and maybe healing

I accept it now and I will be true to it

You must have seen the tweet by now Musanjufu Benjamin (@Benjamin_Watch) Tweeted:Comrades in the African Blogsphere It’s with the profound indebtedness that I receive the highest Endorsement honor from @AfroBloggers for my blog https://t.co/STjU6L5iXN I promise to stick to the … Continue reading I accept it now and I will be true to it