Self-sufficiency is poverty – argues Matt Ridley

“The cumulative accretion of knowledge by specialists that allows us each to consume more and more different things by each producing fewer and fewer is, I submit, the central story of humanity”. ~ Matt Ridley  ______ I’m only through with the first chapter into Matt Ridley’s ‘The Rational Optimist’. Anyone would wait to finish the … More Self-sufficiency is poverty – argues Matt Ridley

The Fourth Heritage: A Book Every Ugandan Should Read!

Emmanuel Sunlight Kirunda makes very pertinent and mind boggling cases in his book; The Fourth Heritage: How we Ugandans can Integrate our Tribal, Religious and Colonial heritages. Emmanuel and I met only a couple months ago and he was intrigued, at our first encounter, by the fact that I legally dropped my former westernized name … More The Fourth Heritage: A Book Every Ugandan Should Read!

Abagabe b’Ankore I: An intriguing and highly informative book.

When I visited my local book store recently, I was only looking for Katondoozi (the Runyankore dictionary). I didn’t find a copy but I couldn’t afford to leave the store empty handed. I picked Abagabe b’Ankore I (Kings of Ankore Kingdom). So in the last couple of weeks I have been going through the pages … More Abagabe b’Ankore I: An intriguing and highly informative book.