• 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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  • Re:repulica: A Beehive of Activity in the Midst of Rich History

    Re:repulica: A Beehive of Activity in the Midst of Rich History0

    My recent visit to Berlin, Germany attending re:publica TEN, was graced with equal measure of surprises and great impressions that for the most part met my expectations. The keynote speech at Stage One was memorable. The founders of the conference took us down memory lane and gave emotional speeches of how far they had come

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  • Of Women, Nudity & Socio-cultural Issues

    Of Women, Nudity & Socio-cultural Issues0

    On Thursday morning at 4:30 a.m. I woke up to go join a group of lady/women feminists for a Power Walk. The walk started at Lugogo Parking Lot – through Upper Kololo terrace – Prince Charles Drive up Elizabeth Avenue down Hill Lane back to Prince Charles Drive, Ekobo Avenue onto York Terrace, back to

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  • Democracy, my foot

    Democracy, my foot0

    Like many other Ugandans, whatever illusions I might have had about our being a “democracy” were quashed in February. But, every now and then I chance upon something that extols our democratic virtues. Government literature, especially. It’s rare to read a government report whose foreword or introduction does not include a reminder about how far

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  • Has Uganda Police lost its grip on maintaining law and order?

    Has Uganda Police lost its grip on maintaining law and order?0

    The Constitution of the Republic of Uganda enacted in 1995 mandates the Uganda Police Force to protect life and property as well as preserve law and order among other functions. Article 221 of the Constitution further directs the Uganda Police Force and any other police force to observe and respect human rights and freedoms in

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