• Put People First : A Case for Investing in Early Childhood Development

    Put People First : A Case for Investing in Early Childhood Development0

    Photo Credit: UNICEF Uganda On the afternoon of September 15, 2016, I attended the launch of the National Integrated Early Childhood Development Policy for Uganda. The policy had been published in March 2016 by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development in close consultation with stakeholders, notably, UNICEF Uganda. This was not by any means

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  • Uganda’s love for bananas endures

    Uganda’s love for bananas endures0

    The person who came up with the term banana republic must have had the future Uganda republic in mind. We love bananas so much that your typical Ugandan consumes more bananas than anyone else in any other country. Beyond most Ugandan’s love for bananas, we are still a political and economic banana republic in every

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  • Uganda: 4 years on, no justice as NGO office break-ins escalate

    Uganda: 4 years on, no justice as NGO office break-ins escalate0

    Many governments around the world are settling for repressive NGO laws to control independent groups. In Uganda, the government is taking it a step further – overtly condone break-ins at their offices and sanction a violent raid at a lawful, peaceful Pride event. In the past four years, more than 30 office break-ins have been

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  • Museveni gets ‘Meme-fied’

    Museveni gets ‘Meme-fied’0

    Freedom of expression is a lot of things – and for this digital savvy age: cartoons and memes have become a crucial part communicating online. If you don’t already know : a meme is defined as : “a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly

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  • Of Man-els, invisible women – problem Uganda’s new ICT ministry is not solving

    Of Man-els, invisible women – problem Uganda’s new ICT ministry is not solving0

    On July 7th, Uganda’s newly formed Ministry of Information and Communications Technology held its “maiden stakeholder dialogue”, that was live tweeted with hashtag #ICTDialogueUg. Invited to this dialogue, according to the Minister, Hon. Frank Tumwebaze, were media practitioners and ICT stakeholders. @GabrielIguma @Sheraton @9AM; Media practioners and ICT star holders — Frank K Tumwebaze (@FrankTumwebazek)

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Shawn Mubiru

.@Gen_wamala vows to fight off Museveni opponents According to the story, the area MPs wanted him to explain political instability. In any of his utterances, I see no explanation. But threats, the Gen's loyalty should be first to Uganda, not Mr. M7. monitor.co.ug/News/N…