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Woman insists on handwritten e-mail

By Vision Reporter

Added 4th July 2003 03:00 AM

A woman stunned people in an Internet café along Kampala Road when she demanded for help to send e-mail in her own handwriting with her signature inscribed on it

By Arthur Baguma

A woman stunned people in an Internet café along Kampala Road when she demanded for help to send e-mail in her own handwriting with her signature inscribed on it.

“Nyabo nyamba. I am supposed to send this information to UK now and they want it handwritten with my signature.

“I am in a hurry to send it now. How much is it?,” the woman asked a surfing assistant in a mixture of Luganda and English.

“We can’t send handwritten e-mail. May be you can go to a post office or pay for faxing services,” the surfing assistant advised the woman.

“Ompitta musiru. Literally meaning “You think am a fool.”

“You think I don’t know what I want. If you are not willing to help me, let me know, cafes nyingi mu tawuni,” the angry lady insisted. People around could not believe what they were hearing and seeing.

The woman was insisting over something impossible.

She kept on making noise in the cafe, claiming that the surfing assistant was not kind to the customers and did not know his job.

“Is it because am not rich that you are not taking care of me. The fact that I was asked to send this e-mail handwritten with my signature, has a purpose,” the woman said.

“That is the problem with some Ugandans even when one knows nothing about something, they pretend to be experts at it,” one customer said.

Moments later the furious lady stormed out of the Internet café spitting fire.

“Let me go somewhere else where they know how to handle customers,” she said before walking off.

Woman insists on handwritten e-mail

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