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Archive for the ‘Guest posts’ category

  • Chinese tourism in Uganda – opportunity or threat?

    Jan 17, 17 • 1404 views 5 comments

    Chinese in Uganda: tourism opportunities and conservation threats Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Sandra Rwese, a brilliant Ugandan entrepreneur who I first heard speak at a Nature Uganda public talk in Kampala....

  • Uganda becoming a digital hub

    Dec 16, 16 • 441 views No Comments

    Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is written by Abigail Morgan. According to an article published on the Africa News web site, Uganda has been named by foreigners as one of the best destinations for expats to work and retire....

  • On The Ball – inspiring Ugandan kids through football

    Dec 20, 15 • 2383 views No Comments

    Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Irish football coach Karol Gallagher, who I first met at the Kabaka’s Birthday Hash Run at Bulange in 2013. Since then I have watched with interest as Karol has followed his passion...

  • My journey to Uganda: First Impressions

    Nov 16, 14 • 4144 views 4 comments

    Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Angela Dempsey, who was so captivated by her first impressions of Uganda that she contacted me to ask if she could share her experience. Here it is. I felt a tension, a feeling of...

  • How to climb Mount Kilimanjaro – Tales of a Novice Climber

    Oct 7, 14 • 4320 views 2 comments

    How to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on your ‘travel bucket list’? I love hiking, but there’s a lot more to it than just being fit, as the Muzungu found out when I climbed (the comparatively low!) Mt. Elgon in Uganda....

  • “Love letter to Motherland Uganda” and the National Anthem debate

    Jul 29, 14 • 6999 views 2 comments

    Uganda’s National Anthem – A plea to Ugandans from Meronie Agaba   In recent weeks, Uganda has been alive with talk about the perceived need to ‘jazz-up’ the country’s National Anthem. “Oh Uganda, Land of...

  • Assertiveness Training for Women Birders

    Feb 17, 14 • 1670 views No Comments

    Assertiveness Training for Women Birders by Lorna Salzman Regular Diary of a Muzungu readers know how crazy I am about birds. Thanks to Lorna Salzman for allowing me to publish her great article Assertiveness Training for Women Birders . I found it...

  • Ugandans Adopt – “Why I do what I do”

    Jan 16, 14 • 5884 views No Comments

    Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Agwang Aidah, who is the Communications Officer at Ugandans Adopt. She writes to us about her work and why she believes it is so important: Ugandans Adopt was founded on the belief that...

  • How to take your dog from Uganda to the UK

    Jul 31, 13 • 3789 views 3 comments

    How to take your dog to the UK from Uganda This is a guide to taking your dog from Uganda to the UK, based on the personal experience of Adelaine Williams, an expat resident in Uganda. Much of this information will be relevant to international pet...

  • Driving in Kampala – not for the nervous

    Nov 3, 12 • 17166 views 19 comments

    Driving in Kampala? Then you’ll need to read this first! Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Mark Penhallow. Mark has been working in the roads sector in Uganda since 2001 and has recently returned to the UK...