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How to score International scholarships


I graduated from Makerere business school in 2013, but I still haven’t found a job due the high unemployment rates in Uganda. Without money, I can’t afford to return to school to upgrade my skills in order to qualify for a better job, so am considering an international scholarship to help me out of my situation. Please give me advice …

How to Stash your Travel Cash


Having your wallet stolen on a trip, can put a big dent in a traveler’s trip. Let’s begin with these common-sense money safety reminders for all times (not just when you travel): Be discreet with your money in public – so you don’t draw attention. Carry small bills and only the cash you need for the day. If your pockets …

5 Tips for Cutting your Fuel Consumption


OPT FOR CLEAN OIL. Dirty oil is hard on your engine and the environment. Follow the maintenance schedule recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer and you will stretch your fuel mileage by 12%, reducing emissions and fill-ups. REPLACE YOUR SPARK PLUGS. Old spark plugs that make pinging sounds could mean that fuel isn’t burning completely inside the cylinder, this reduces fuel …

A Beginner’s Guide to Car-Buying


Just got your licence? Parent of a new driver? Read on for tips on how to land the right vehicle for the right price. BE PRACTICAL. Sleek design and a ‘wicked’ sound system are nice but first figure out what you need – cargo space, all-wheel drive, power vs fuel efficiency and so on. Do this before you start shopping, …

Saving For A Vacation


Vacations are awesome! Imagine your family sitting on a gorgeous beach without a worry in sight. Pretty awesome visual, Am I right? Well, it’s perfect until you figure out that vacations cost money and you don’t have anything saved up to go on vacation “Luckily, I have a few solutions for you that will allow you to save for your …

Have Fun On A Business Trip


Let’s assume, your company is sending you for a meeting or a conference to an all-expenses paid business trip in a great location or place that you’ve never been to. How do you find time or make a quick escape to see the best of this destination? Janice is a public relations manager and travels to different places to represent …

How To Photograph A Sunrise/Sunset


Capturing that beautiful orange glow at dawn/dusk can be tricky, depending on whether you’re using your phone or a camera, here are some tips to perfect it: Plan in Advance. Look for an interesting place or things a day or two before you shoot. The background or foreground elements and silhouettes will be crucial before you start tracking the sun at dusk or dawn. Look up the …

My Great Caribbean Escape


I recently treated myself to a Seven day South Caribbean Cruise on of the celebrity cruise line Ships, going from Puerto Rico, through Barbados, St Lucia, St Maarten, Antigua & Barbuda and US Virgin Islands. – Elisabeth Amanya The cruise itself is a two-part experience: on board ship experience while you are sailing and Port side Island experience when the ship is docked. A cruise is the …

Road Trip: Kampala to Mombasa


Upon attaining a Bachelor’s degree at Makerere University, my best friend Boaz and I were not among the many fresh graduates that had graduation parties awaiting them, we had something else in mind – a Road Trip Expedition! Together with my younger brother Jackson, the three of us embarked on a journey full of anticipation of the adventure. – By …

Grand Canyon


Our Magazine Editor visited the Grand Canyon National Park in November 2014 & here She answers some questions about the trip. What is the Grand Canyon? Grand Canyon National Park is the United States’ 15th oldest national park. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, the park is located in Arizona. The park’s central feature is the Grand Canyon, a …

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