On Time

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#MyWarSong #OnTime Achen is seated by a small swamp. This is no ordinary swamp; it has come about over a period of two weeks of none stop rain which has flooded the land below the village where Achen lives. There are lots of flies around her because this swamp also has all the feaces and […]

No Cause

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#MyWarSong As Owilo faced the wall, Patrick the rehabilitation counselor could see that his mind was not with him in the room. Owilo was recapping the events in the bush before he had been rescued by the government soldiers. Now 17 years old, Owilo had been abducted when he was 12 years old while he […]

Apprentice

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#JustMeYouandTHESILENCEplay #ApprenticeProduction2017 #SVU #SilentVoicesUganda. Achiro is currently working on a new play by Silent Voices Uganda as a Director Apprentice. This play, written and directed by Adong Judith Lucy is a family story based upon the passing of the anti-gay bill in 2009. The show will have screenings on from 28th July to 6th August […]

My Prison Diary

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#MPD #MyPrisonDiary Alan writes in his diary… It is 4am in the morning and the prison guards on duty use their batons to wake the inmates. They hit the metal cage-like doors, and there is deafening noise. We see Alan Wahome waking up and pulling his blanket over his head before he gets out of […]

Inside the Fence

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#ITF #InsideTheFence   Linda has just moved into the homestead ‘Inside the Fence’. She has just broken up with her boyfriend of three years so she is nursing a broken heart and she comes off as being very uptight and rude to the other neighbours. She does not take kindly to the little children that […]

The good old days

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#MyWarSong   At seventy eight years old, Lapony is still strong and works like she is still in her thirty’s. She sweeps her compound and that of her tenants first thing every single morning. ‘Lapony’ means teacher and she has been called that for as long as she can remember. Lapony has been a teacher all […]