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Was it ever green or yellow?

On Personal Spaces and Personhood in Kampala

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To be honest, I didn’t know much about Uganda.

¬†Aside from the movies, the stories and Idi Amin’s apparent habit of enjoying human flesh, I expected a softer version of Kenya’s chapati-eating belief system, Addis’ remains of African diversity and Nairobi’s traffic.

One thing is certain, Kampala slapped me with a truth I wasn’t ready to admit about myself.

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