Monday, April 11, 2011

Ugandans and their copy-paste culture

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BY MOSES OPOBO

Isn’t it an irony that the creative arts which, like the name suggests, are supposed to be creative, are so plagued with duplication, or “stealing of ideas”? Take our musicians for one: when most are not out rightly “stealing” other, mostly foreign musicians’ works, they are
at least “borrowing” from them. Remember the scandal involving singer Bobi Wine’s song, Abalungi Balumya back in 2008? Well,
the song’s beat and melody was disturbingly similar to

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