The Kamugasa Challenge is an online blog for sharing thoughts with the intention of inspiring our own and the next generation to turn challenges into coherent and meaningful solutions; focusing on humanity, leadership and citizenship. Publishing at least once a month, every second Monday, the blog will feature compelling articles, essays, stories, letters, poems, interviews, podcasts, videos and others – the equivalent of lighting a lamp that others may light up their lamps by it.
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As of August 2019, we now curate other publishers’ work on a regular basis: Please visit our News Desk page for updates.
Mr President: Now Is The Right Time To Talk – An open letter to the President of Uganda, which was originally scheduled to be published on this website on 12 April 2021; is now published on Democracy In Africa website, going live on 24 March 2021. Democracy In Africa is a platform dedicated to building a bridge between academics, policymakers, practitioners and citizens. You may read the open letter by clicking here.
Special Notice 2020: Due to the continuing global Covid-19 emergency, it is more important than ever to carefully consider each post before publication. Accordingly, we are now sharing our thoughts bi-monthly. Normal service will resume once the crisis has passed. Thank you for your patience.
“Nowhere to go,” a former refugee’s perspective on mentorship” by Stephen Kamugasa – published in the 2019 Summer Issue of ‘Edge,’ the official journal of the Institute of Leadership and Management in the UK. You may please look it up by visiting page 59 of the digital issue.
Uganda’s Asians were also sinners – The Sunday Times 17 /12/ 2017
The Ugandan blogger Stephen Kamugasa thinks it was a cunning British plan: “In keeping with the principle of divide and rule, Asians were quickly subsumed into the official colonial government, in which they played the role of being a buffer between the whites and black natives. They were above local …”
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“Stephen Kamugasa writes with authenticity and freshness. These blogs remind me of wonderful African storytellers like James Ngugi and Ben Okri who always weave through their tales, wise messages and moral observations.” Yasmin Alibhai-Brown – 2017.