Uganda

ELECTION UPDATE: Uganda’s date with destiny

Ugandans are going to the polls today (Thursday, 14th January 2021) to decide whether 76-year-old Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who...

The freedom from hunger that is not realy free

By John Riaga  Article 43 (C) of the Kenyan constitution guarantees every citizen the freedom from hunger and a...

Democracy in Africa: a reflection on Uganda’s electoral process

By Joan Atuhaire On 14th January 2021, Ugandans will go to the polls to elect a president to lead...

The Role of Social Media in the 2021 Ugandan Elections featuring Songa Stone

The proliferation of smartphone devices has led to more meaningful access to the internet as more Ugandans are using...

PODCAST: Election Violence and Police Brutality Against opposition Candidates and their Supporters in Uganda

Uganda’s campaign season for the elections slated for 14th January 2020. In this episode, I focus on the harassment...

PODCAST: Shrinking Democratic Space In East Africa – A Focus on Tanzania and Uganda

Tanzania is just coming from a shambolic electioneering period characterized by harassment and intimidation of opposition politicians, stifling of...

PODCAST: From Prison To Parliament – A Conversation With Ugandan Activist And Politician, Stella Nyanzi

In this episode, I have a hearty conversation with Dr Stella Nyanzi we talk about her poetry, her political...

Government Distrust and Ugandans’ Refusal to Adhere to COVID-19 Guidelines

For long Ugandans pleaded with the government to change policies and systems that hurt them, but the pleas have...

PODCAST: COVID-19 And The East African Blame Game

Countries in the East African region have taken different approaches to contain COVID-19 in their countries. Over the period,...

Unpaid care work affecting women’s ability to accumulate wealth

By Atuhaire Joan Patience Have you ever imagined working tireless hours to days to weeks to months to years...

Africa Day 2020: The Forgotten History

By Atuhaire Joan Patience Over 50 years ago on 25th May 1963, Kwame Nkurumah, Haile Selassie, and other Pan...

The Mis – Politics Of Hydroxychloroquine

In June 2017, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune illness called Lupus, bringing to an end over a decade...

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