Tropical Fish with Rehema Nanfuka

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What does one lose in exchange for “bubble baths and a gin-and-tonic life”? On the 9th of August, Rehema Nanfuka returned to the fully booked Goethe-Zentrum rooftop to perform the stage adaptation of Doreen Baingana’s award-winning short story, Tropical Fish. The play about a young campus girl’s affair with an older white businessman in Kampala started off as a fun escape from her ordinary life before the dull future became a painful exploration of her worth as a Black woman.  After the performance there was a discussion with the writer and the actor led by Sylvia Tamale.