Over Easter weekend I had enjoyed a tranquil sunrise over Lake Victoria as the fishermen finished their night's labours
and there were warm reunions with many friends and their children ~ like the Atims ...
and the Owinos, for Sharon's birthday party
There were conversations throughout, at every level, about the threatened sell-off of part of Mabira (rain)Forest to a sugar corporation that wants more sugar cane production. At the top the government seems to agree the plan but it's opposed from many directions and a peaceful, legal demonstration was organised - but there were also riots, injury and deaths.
BBC News and the Ugandan newspaper "New Vision" online carry reports.
"The Monitor" doesn't seem to be online just now.
It's a messy, sorry, struggle at the moment while interest in money and power keeps the upper hand.