Real Life

Still spirits…A poem by Jamil Mugabi

Rushed meals behind termite curved doors Bread crumbs on tasteless porridge With a little margarine to help it down Silver fish lunches oiled up in tomatoes Tried to wash my feet though.   Not a grain of promise anywhere in the room Just our yesterdays and the gloom. Fights fueled by regret and fear Of […]

Working Abroad, A bed of roses or a thorn?

Most people regard working abroad as a great milestone in their lives! While others think it is not a bed of roses. Rather one full of challenges. I could say that for me, it has been pretty much a mix of discoveries, fun, exposure and mainly carrier development. If one settles into the life abroad, […]

Friday! The Day You Will Hate Heading To Mukono.

It’s a Friday and most of the people are excited because it’s a start of the weekend. But as others are turning on their happy modes and whistling happily, some of us are truly annoyed about going back to our homes in Mukono. Going to Mukono on Friday brings in so many irritations; first the […]

Happy Father’s day to young fathers who didn’t disappear…

21st June is Father’s Day this year and LinkmeUG recognizes all “accidental fathers” who have not disappeared but stayed and supported their girlfriends despite the hard times. You are a real man for standing up to those who judge or laugh at you for staying and your child will grow to adore you. Your position […]

Would you buy a husband?

What would you do if your fiance walked out on you after you spent millions on him? Probably cry your lungs out and beg him to come back to you. But not the same for a Nigerian woman from Kano in Northern Nigeria. Zainab Abdulmalik only 22 was jilted by one such man and instead […]

Why do many people hate their jobs?

One reason that many people with good college educations hate their jobs is that they picked a traditional climb-the-ladder-oriented career when they were young – right after college – and they never switched. Does your job suck at times or all the time? You can share your reasons with us. send us a brief article […]

Is the Youth Fund a Magical Solution to Unemployment?

The unemployment rate in Uganda stands at about 6.2%. In a study by Action Aid International Uganda, Uganda has the youngest population in the world at 83%. 62% of Uganda’s youth are jobless, majority of whom were in urban centers. 12% of all youth in Uganda 12-30 are chronically poor Higher poverty rates among 12-17 […]

Lecturers stress me

Sentumbwe Collin MUK B.A. Arts Literature / Linguistics University can be stressing, but nothing beats the lecturers. They will ask you to write an article and will then criticize you about how little you know about writing an article and how you are wasting your parents’ hard-earned money. So, you ask for pointers on better […]

Why do Many People Hate Their Jobs?

One reason that many people with good college educations hate their jobs is that they picked a traditional climb-the-ladder-oriented career when they were young – right after college – and they never switched. Does your job suck at times or all the time? You can share your reasons with us. send us a brief article […]