Can Africa achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC)? There are mountains to climb when it comes to achieving UHC in Africa – poverty, inadequate infrastructure, lack of political will among others. Yet, technology has proved that Africa can leapfrog into the future. The mobile money innovation, has for instance, made it possible for the previously unbankedREAD MORE
Undeniably, the newly introduced social media tax in Uganda will deepen the digital gap. But let me focus on women because the barriers Ugandan women face in accessing and using the internet are still massive. 1 in 9 women in Africa have access to the internet. Only about 37 percent of women surveyed in tenREAD MORE
A few weeks ago, one of the Facebook groups (Cake Shop Uganda) that I am a part of launched a massive campaign. The Facebook group created to link cake customers with bakers and the other way round is one of the biggest thriving Facebook Groups turned communities in Uganda. The campaign was to raise awarenessREAD MORE
.@iDEASUG It was great meet once again! Those thoughts were on point. Yesterday was also a confirmation that we get opportunities to change the narrative as young people but some folks choose to blow them away. I cannot explain to anyone why that young man was unleashing insults!
If you ignore the condescension; the self-serving refusal to go into why it was built only for single men; the foolish references to "tribal chief"; and the idea that it should serve as a lesson to "westerners", this is an interesting history of Kaloleni. newtowninstitute.org…
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