Real Life

Closeup with Alex Mugerwa who made it to MUK despite disability.

As the cliché says, disability is not inability. Alex Mugerwa (23) is disabled in one leg but currently pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering at Makerere University Kampala. Alex is happily living a positive life and expects to be a better person in future. LinkmeUg’s Aggrey Nyondwa caught up with him and here is […]

Violence in young people’s relationships

Don’t tolerate any violence in your relationship; it leads to serious injuries, shame, more violence, or death and long jail sentences in long run. As LinkmeUg, we condemn violence among young couples regardless of whether it’s from the ladies or the gents. Choose dialogue instead of violence.

The plight of government minister’s children

LinkmeUg is here to bring youth information to take informed decisions. One way we do that is by talking to young people in business to find out how they started and run them. Over the weekend, our reporter identified a young man we shall call Anthony, in agri-business. Anthony said he couldn’t take us to […]

Confidence at the interview

By: [email protected] Most people suffer from lack of confidence and self-esteem, fearing to express oneself publicly even when they could have been the best choices at job interviews. Employers have their eyes on those individuals who can play the game of perfection, have a wizardry that wins minds and magic that keeps coming back. Communication […]

Holiday jobs: my uncle doesn’t pay me!

Are you out of campus or in S.6 Vac? It’s a New Year and there are chances you will get the job you have been trying to get. But, have you considered working with that aunty with a restaurant or your dad? The experience may not be so pleasant but it may help on your […]

The wrongly deserving man… A poem by Jamil Mugabi

If l stay long enough force out every emotion Cancel all a man’s desires and stay around Let the women down hang up the phone Do you right by your whims buy my money dry? Like all your poisonous and vicious friends Even when it’s hard pretend to like what you do May be wanted […]

The in-betweens don’t have to add up… A poem by Jamil Mugabi

There is no making peace it happened No matter what salvation says it’s passed Yesterday has to laugh at today’s pain Our faults live with us like a hard truth It’s our action and our consequences left to talk You can’t bend it with what might have been.   Carry your cross like a man […]

Take your own wheels… a poem by Jamil Mugabi.

Am not promising anything am not Just go see for yourself get out there I got mine go get your own mind Have your own take on things Decide your good and your bad I do want the best but l would be lying if I said it was what you deserved There is way […]

Freedom at the university is just an illusion…

As a child we always wanted to grow up fast, but now I realize that incomplete homework and broken toys were far better than unfulfilled dreams and the world beyond. As I grew, so did my tensions and responsibilities. Well this cannot define the difference between school life and college life but provides me a […]