Book Review: The Soul of Uganda Through Song by Michiel van Oosterhout

The Soul of Uganda Through Song by the Dutch journalist, music archivist and documentary filmmaker, Michiel van Oosterhout, is a lyrical telling of Uganda’s history in the period starting at independence in 1962 to the end of Idi Amin’s rule in 1979. Drawing upon his extensive music archive and profound passion for Uganda’s popular music and politics of the era, … Read the rest

New Poetry Book: Amani By Raïs Neza Boneza

As of today the 21 September, the United Nations´ International Day of Peace;  I present to you my new poetry collection untitled simply as Amani which means Peace in Swahili. Kiswahili or Swahili is spoken by over 90 million people in East and Central Africa. It is the official language in Tanzania and Kenya, and is also used in Uganda, … Read the rest