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Panorama in East Africa

When I am travelling, touring or just out in Kampala, I always have my Samsung Wave with me. Although I have to deal with its awful operating system Bada, there are some nice options. For instance the panorama mode for … Continue reading

17. August 2012 by Makkus
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Kampala Downtown or: CHAOS

Lately on the roads of Kampala 🙂

19. April 2012 by Makkus
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Breakdance Project Uganda or: ‘Bouncing Cats’

UNITING THE CHILDREN OF UGANDA THROUGH BREAKDANCE AND HIP HOP CULTURE Another really nice project was brought to my attention in the last weeks while I was frequently visiting a good friend of mine here in Kampala. She is staying … Continue reading

13. February 2012 by Makkus
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Gaddafi Mosque

The Uganda Moslem Supreme Council Mosque – also known as Gaddafi Mosque – is the largest mosque in Uganda with a seating capacity of 15,000. Located on Old Kampala hill,  it is shaping the skyline of the eastern part of Kampala city. … Continue reading

01. February 2012 by Makkus
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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!

Lately it’s been quiet on my blog and there’s exactly one reason for it: Christmas time! For the work at J.E.E.P.  it means not really a lot of things to do as everybody is preparing to go out of Kampala … Continue reading

21. December 2011 by Makkus
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MY ‘NEW’ OLD CAMERA LENS

Recently I received a package from my parents with some stuff for my camera! Soooo great: a second battery and more important: the Leitz Vario-Elmar-R 1:4,5/75-200mm camera lens which my dad already used to take great photos in the late … Continue reading

02. December 2011 by Makkus
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Barefoot Power – Customer Appreciation Day

Barefoot Power Uganda Ltd. is a social enterprise that focuses on providing affordable lighting and phone charging products specifically for low income populations that do not have access to electricity. As J.E.E.P. does as well, they believe that energy access is … Continue reading

04. November 2011 by Makkus
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BEIA – Biomass Energy Initiative Africa

Biomass is and will continue to be a predominant local source of energy in Sub‐Saharan Africa for many decades, since it is used for a lot of purposes. More than three billion people worldwide rely on biomass for cooking and heating. … Continue reading

31. October 2011 by Makkus
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Kiseka market – Heaven of spare parts

Wenn man Auto-Ersatzteile braucht, gibt es in Kampala viele Orte, an denen man seinen Kram besorgen kann. Jedoch sollte man zuerst mal an DEM prädestinierten Ort vorbeischauen: Dem Kiseka Market. Hier gibt es nahezu alles, was sich der Autofahrer aus Uganda so wünscht. … Continue reading

26. October 2011 by Makkus
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Paul’s Wedding

So, endlich komm ich mal zum schreiben hier. 😛 Am 08.10. – also schon vor über zwei Wochen – haben wir unsere erste ugandische Hochzeit miterlebt! Nachdem wir schon Donnerstags vorher den Junggesellenabschied von Paul, dem Bräutigam, AUSGIEBIG (Smirnoff <3) … Continue reading

24. October 2011 by Makkus
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