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African Writers’ Reception With Novelist, Okey Ndibe

Random Thoughts of Shadray

AFRICAN WRITERS’ RECEPTION WITH NOVELIST, OKEY NDIBE (2) Okey Ndibe

He said to me, “There’s been a bank robbery and you fit the description.” Imagine the magnitude of those words as told to a person who has just spent just two weeks in America for the first time. By none other than a cop.

Now that’s a glimpse into the confusion and shock Okey Ndibe experienced as he stood face to face with an American officer on the street as he was being mistaken for a suspect in a bank robbery which he didn’t participate in nor had any idea that it had even happened. I haven’t even told you yet about how he couldn’t look the officer in the eye just because his Nigerian uncle, riding on cowboy Hollywood fanaticism had told him that it was great a sin payable by death if you looked an American in the eye. Gun slinging.

I definitely cannot tell you…

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Cultural night:Beauty in ddifference

Culture is worth of celebration. BAYC here i come.

Disciples' Youth Fellowship

Culture is a part of society and exists in all spheres of life; fashion, education, religion and faith, business.

Each year at BAY C, there is a night dedicated to celebrating the cultural heritage of Uganda and Africa at large. Culture reminds us of our heritage something that God has given us and we are identified by.

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Each group gets to act out a play all based on the theme for the conference and this year, the theme is the standard. Participants  get creative and innovative as the skits, poems and cultural songs all center around the theme. Gifts and talents are nurtured on this night as script writers take to writing the play and then poets take on poetry sessions and get people to do magnificent spoken word in luganda, acholi, langi,runyankole,etc.

The night is crowned with a fashion show that majorly showcases traditional wear from all cultures across…

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