If you are on X, formerly known as Twitter, chances are you have heard of the trend ekisaati.
It is hard to trace how the craze started, but it indeed started with a platform plug, Albert Katruguma.
He has used the phrase for a long time, and he has also worn the said ekisaati longer than many people could remember. In fact, when he found a person at an event in ekisaati, he would take a picture with them, and the next day, it would land on the timeline with a caption, “Boss webale ekisaati.” (Thanks for the shirt).
The first Ugandan incident of many people wearing ekisaati at once was totally accidental. If you have gone out many times, you will know that Ugandans cannot stay on theme. You ask them to wear shorts and carry a leesu; they will wear their denim trousers and carry nothing on them; you tell them it is called blankets and wine; they will come and enjoy all 30 editions of the event and absolutely carry no wine or a blanket……….CONTINUE READING…………