Following a backlash over a tweet by Executive Director of Oxfam International, Winnie Byanyima regarding kneeling or curtsying as a sign of respect. We took the question to our readers for their reaction.
Is kneeling while greeting a humiliating ritual that should be stopped? Here are the reactions;
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Culture yaffe Tagikwaatako 😂😂
— Norman Osbourne (@norman_osbourne) January 6, 2018
Think she want to amend our culture.
— Sekiwala Martial 11 (@sekiwalaRhobert) January 6, 2018
She deserves a lesson on the wealth that is our African heritage and culture, thinking that working at Oxfam makes her white? She should strive to create a Ugandan /African version of Oxfam, now that development. @Winnie_Byanyima
— Medici (@edga_edga) January 6, 2018
If Besigye is not complaining about her not kneeling when serving dinner or greeting him, that’s OK. But she shouldn’t get offended when other women show good manners in kneeling for their spouses and elders.
— Masiga Allan (@allanzanga) January 6, 2018
I wonder what else she couldn’t have banned had she been the “First Lady”!
— Odur Thomas Mande (@MandeOdur) January 6, 2018