Month: July 2016

TRUST ME, I WANT YOU TOO


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OK! This is about me, I’ll just write this down just the way I feel. I’m getting pretty worried about my relationship with people around me.
Am an extrovert, I make friends Alot and I make them real fast, but then I realized something, I get super attached, we could talk all day and be best of friends, this could go on for months, years and all of a sudden, we’d stop talking like before, we’ll just drift from “what we used to be”. Our conversations will be super awkward, we’ll talk like once in two weeks.
After I noticed this, I decided to just stop getting really attached to anyone, stop letting people in much.
Now, I have some friends I talk to everyday, and I told them one after the other, “Don’t find it weird if we wake up tomorrow and we drift”, yes, they all thought…

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Black Shootings- Isn’t US Setting Pace?!


The US has always taken a lead, in standing out in crafting and implementation of numerous policies. Among the multiple, the Gun and fire arms laws as carried on amongst most US states are a bit tricky to understand though.

Legalization of Fire Arms by the country is one issue, then keeping up or sustaining the laws too is another era proving tricky-even for the ‘Law enforcers’ themselves.
See, much as its plain for all to see that police is guilty here, the US police department is facing real threat too. Am sure and I quite predict how the next generation will quite be scared of joining law enforcement agencies-even with the increasing unemployment burden- since police live a day-to-day risk and threat for their lives.
Legalization of Fire Arms has sparked much more…

I quite believe how any law enforcement authority will formally come out to state how ‘I acted out of self-defense’- as a ‘defense’ for shooting at a civilian, though this won’t be perceived the same way on the side of a civilian!

Truth is that the ‘Legalization of Fire Arms’ is proving more of a threatening policy to all (law enforcers and the the general public). See it this from a perspective that, ‘A law enforcer halts a civilian-to prove they aren’t criminals.’ This situation yields two incidences on both sides- tension for each feeling insecure, in fear of being shot at.’

Its happening even in other continents too(as Africa too still suffers from tribalism too), but it gets worse, it is worsening among law enforcers in the US as shootings are now a routine, worst being of Black- Americans. Is US as a ‘Super Power’ setting a pace- that will soon trend on?

Like the out going US president Barack Obama stated in his speech on 7th July, this issue has been recognized, racial indifference and treat among Americans and how law enforcers have been slow on curbing deaths, am afraid more might still boil up- similar deaths rising, but will be shadowed…But for how long, and what generation is America raising?, Isn’t History arising?, Will Africa once again welcome ‘Whites’ with really ‘Open arms’ anymore?

The Writer;
Andrew Israel Kazibwe is an African Rwandan-based freelance Journalist , a learner, Arts enthusiast and advocate. Passionate about what goes on within lives, he shares whats within, around and closer to you. Its an Insight!!!