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Bright Shoes, Bright Future

MLo investigates a mysterious shiny shoe fashion phenomenon in Kampala and discovers a spirit of entrepreneurship and aspiration among young Ugandans.

It wasn’t immediately apparent during my first two days in Kampala that there’d be a substantial fashion story to cover. In fact, my initial wardrobe assessment after checking out red soil roads crowded with black-smog spewing trucks and plaintains transported on bicycles, was to go grunge. Read on…