It was exciting to receive the call.
23 months ago, we had started #KoikoiUg to change mindsets and break stereotypes about Uganda. Our inspiration was drawn from a fading practice of telling riddles. Someone older, who was also considered wiser by a virtue of how long they had lived, would start a riddle by saying ‘Koyi Koyi.’ What would follow was an intellectual experience intended to make you wiser or pass on an important lesson. We hoped our very own ‘KoikoiUg’ would take the world on a mind opening journey about Uganda and pass on important lessons. We used the internet, and hoped the world would listen. The phone call from CNN confirmed that they were. So on a cold morning, we drove down to Jinja to tell the story of the adventure capital of the world, and the CNN Inside Africa crew came along. Here is the full interview;