AfCFTC and the future of Africa on the Watch

Africa’s upswing is overdue and when the United States of America had a very racialist President the continent was not only on autopilot from Washington but there were pockets of sabotage. We all remember the state Department under that chunky spy as secretary of state tried to influence the leadership of the African Development Bank. … More AfCFTC and the future of Africa on the Watch

Sunny days

Have not been on my blog Benjamin WATCH for a while, as always I have excuses. I don’t if they are logical but I will try anyway to tell you where I have been. I have been putting my words on 5 other sites of other African bloggers. Out of the 5 3 are blog … More Sunny days

An accident

An accident when you remember oursI’m miserable to concede, it provokes tears.I endeavor and conclude on what to let out. Only triviality can describe all that duration and discomfort.My later impression of you, unsaid disgust is the decent I can commit. My affection for you, a wonderful blunder.You proved to be a serpent.Your soul a … More An accident

Five Songs and Why

Am very late today, been dealing with my heart, it got shattered because I tried to drink from a broken glass for too long. I you have read my Complexities of loving a broken girl you would be connecting dots by now. Anyway about music. I personally listen to everything but my playlist is kinda … More Five Songs and Why

That Decade

My review of the decade is kicking off with my first blog of 2020, but am still debating if I should do a review of 2019 it’s self. Anyway, where to start is a bit of a problem but I have to write this and it’s supposed to be long but I will make it … More That Decade

Why

Why I love you, why you? you cause me my true love you are my addiction I don’t think I can get tired of your hugs and how you touch me both on the outside and inside When you are away it’s darkness without love. Nothing seen or unseen, here on earth or out to … More Why

Live

to fall in love with a racing heartbeat, faster than a F1 car the all mixed up feelings and the biggest of smile there is on the planet as though you have not come to know darkness   to crumble apart with untrue and not sure feelings the night time weeping lost mind and unfound … More Live

Her two Kinds

She is two kinds the beautiful happy one is falling for. The mystery I can figure out she is made up of both She is scared that everyone fears but I still want her to be mine but intimidates the hell out of all my friends I must say she is the best person that … More Her two Kinds

Falling

Am restless most times, with insomnia in the mix it happens both day and night, I don’t stop seeing you even when you are not with me or even near me. As you must have noticed am very shy, so am always practicing what I would say to you If we like ever met face … More Falling

Crush

So we jazz a lot, like talking then the touching and the tapping all the time the teasing you the things we do, okay what do when I like you, like you Every other day I see you my eyes light up, my blood races, heart beats like hell as though have had a lot … More Crush

Crushing

When they have talking eyes then they make us quiver a little but talking to them is not hard and when around them the feeling worthiness comes they make us feel like we are in paradise the flowers blooming beautifully and the evening sun shining trees and fruits bringing out their eyes realizing what beauty … More Crushing

Uncommonly known things about my country; Barkcloth

So again am from Uganda, central of the pearl of Africa that’s what Sir Winston Churchill called this place, to be specific. There are many Uncommonly known things about Uganda, but because of day 24 and 25 of this 30 days 30 blog posts challenge (#WinterABC) I will tell today’s tale on the barkcloth (Olubugo). … More Uncommonly known things about my country; Barkcloth

Unpopular opinions: Israel is an Apartheid State. #winterabc day 21

Today the world has many unpopular opinions, it just depends on which side of the world you are, like the Vatican’s role in the Rwandan genocide, the west and Libya. America and Somalia, France it’s former colonies only the Italian minister for interior has addressed the matter boldly but yet that’s when they have called … More Unpopular opinions: Israel is an Apartheid State. #winterabc day 21

Cultures and traditions that have no place in the modern world

Day 19 of the #WinterABC, is about traditions and cultures that don’t have a place in the modern world. These are so many but and this is where the one man’s meat is another’s poison. Am thinking about the issue of selling ladies to their husbands in the name of bride price but I will … More Cultures and traditions that have no place in the modern world

A place where a stick in the ground will have leaves the next day

Day 17 of the 30 days 30 blog posts challenge is about marketing our home countries. Am Musanjufu Benjamin Kavubu the first of my name, only a person from the Ganda tribe and from the Nvubu(Hippo) Clan can have name similar to mine in Uganda. Uganda is that place in the great lakes region of … More A place where a stick in the ground will have leaves the next day

Should Africans go work in the Sands, modern day slavery day 16/30 #WinterABC

Day 16 is about advocacy, am supposed to write about an issue I feel is not talked about enough and I will go with their new diaspora in the Middle East. I believe Africa’s sons an daughter’s don’t get in-depth information about the Arab world and how Arabs have viewed the status of blacks for … More Should Africans go work in the Sands, modern day slavery day 16/30 #WinterABC

Blogging in Africa

Times have changed over the last 20 years when blogging in Africa was done by foreigners to the continent and it was basically about their experiences of their day to day life in a new place. They did their bit and set the ground for what the millennials that dominate the blogging thing. Since blogging … More Blogging in Africa

The Internet in Africa: Affordability, Availability, and Accountability. Day 10 #WinterABC

Day 10 means we have 20 days left with this blogging challenge on the internet, in Africa and the financial resources that go with the data. The best case study or example for today’s topic is the winter blogging challenge at least a here in Uganda. The Internet in Africa is still not yet affordable … More The Internet in Africa: Affordability, Availability, and Accountability. Day 10 #WinterABC

My Dream Life #Day2

Where we do not delay marriage and kids, or skipping them entirely. When there is not working all the time, often alone, outside the confines of a traditional office and without the camaraderie of co-workers’. The end For a person like me who lives day by day, this one is a hard one. There are … More My Dream Life #Day2

Questions

Question Do you write him poems? Does he caress your skin? Tell you the tales of sweet nothings? Does he kiss 💋 your neck? What of the bite marks? Question Do you love more of the things he loves? The rugby in our case Do you cry when he ignores you? I knew Do you … More Questions

Growing up today

GROWING UP TODAY Being employed today If you are lucky not to do part time work The usual gig thingy/ for creatives And you have a real job You will have little or no control over your life for starters. Have no memory of not being tired There is the aspect of underpayments of the … More Growing up today

Changes

  So who changed When we go around telling people How we can’t recognize the one’s who made us fall heads over heels When we are not same person either When we don’t feel at home anymore with them When we don’t feel the delicateness they used to cause When the spark is gone like … More Changes

2019 statement

My only goal is to make people smile, to make those that have come to know me have hope in this ever darkening world. In 2019 I just want to retain the respect I have earned from thinkers (intelligent souls), affection for those that truly try to know me. I will always be open to … More 2019 statement

the try

i can’t tell you no rugby player can pull it off the explanation of making a try it’s like a flash of light the pleasantness during and after the blood racing beneath the skin when the gap opens up and then the try line five points on the score board  

A long the way

Growing up we were princes and princesses. We were not told that we would never claim our Thrones. The future was hopeful in every sense. Every one had that thing they wanted to be. How close we were to our parents. In school every one was a winner at least for the early part. Then … More A long the way

What Kenyan election nullified means for Africa

After the Kenyan election I didn’t follow what happened next, because this is Africa, I had the ruling in my mind. I thought it would look like this…… “There were irregularities in the election but not enough to change the general result.” But as I was taking on the long weekend I somehow checked on … More What Kenyan election nullified means for Africa

Sun shine

She has always been there, I can’t recollect the first time I saw her because have known her for ever. For a long time i had a wrong impression about her because i was judging her, for not any reason i must admit. There was also something starling about her or i just found her … More Sun shine