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Happy Martyrs Day

Martyrs day is a big deal in Uganda, with many people literally walking across the country to celebrate and commemorate. However due to COVID19, this year's Martyrs day will be noticeably different. Ugandans are very religious in general and Martyrs day is a day where Christians come together to remember the persecution and ultimate murder of Christians who were put to death for their religious beliefs between the period of November 1885 and December 1887. Given the significance of the term 'martyr' - many Ugandans celebrate June 3rd as a way of respecting the fact that throughout history, many believers preferred death to the renunciation of their religious beliefs. Even if you're not religious, I believe there's an important lesson...

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Celebrating 3 years of Bora Coffee

When we first opened our doors in June 2017, never in our wildest dreams did we imagine that we would have so many wonderful and loyal customers. As we celebrate being open for three years this month, we want to share with you the five things that we're most grateful for and five things we've learned about running our own coffee shop. We hope you find it interesting. What are we most grateful for? 1. Our customers. What's a business without customers? We're thrilled that we have so many regular & loyal customers, many of whom have become friends. Without them we would be nothing, and we really are grateful for their support. 2. Our team. Our team has evolved...

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