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Songa Samuel-Stone

This week, the Ugandan tri-weekly newspaper, The Observer updated its Facebook page status with a lengthy reminder of what seemed to be an endless list of corruption scandals that have rocked the Pearl Of Africa.

The update seemed to be pointed towards stirring an urge of responsibility among readers to take part in the Black Monday protests. This refers to an anti-corruption campaign where activists dress up in black every Monday to mourn the theft of billions of money. Billions meant to benefit Ugandans which end up in the bottomless pockets of individualistic beings.

That over $300 million is lost to corruption annually in this country which relies on donor nations to account for 29% of its national budget is a fact bold enough to send anyone into their wardrobe in search of black attire with tears rolling down their cheeks profusely.

But like many people reacting to that update…

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