• Ending FGM: Lessons from Uganda and Kenya

    Ending FGM: Lessons from Uganda and Kenya0

    On February 6, Uganda and Kenya joined the rest of the world to mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. The day came amidst a surge in FGM incidents in Kween district – one of the hotspots in Uganda – where at least 100 girls and women were mutilated. The two continue to

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  • Sexism Is Not Just Words, It Harms Society

    Sexism Is Not Just Words, It Harms Society0

    Sexism is prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex. The State Minister of tourism in Uganda Kiwanda said, “We have naturally endowed nice looking women that are amazing to look at. Why don’t we use these people as a strategy to promote our tourism?” and of course this is the

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  • Women’s Bodies are Not for Tourism

    Women’s Bodies are Not for Tourism0

    Uganda’s leaders are at it again. Tourism minister, Hon Godfrey Kawanda beginning this week decided that he would be launching a beauty pageant to celebrate “curvy women”.  The competition will be called: ” Miss Curvy  Uganda”. It is unbelievable that in 2019, a Ugandan minister believes that parading curvaceous women’s will boost Uganda’s tourism. Uganda

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  • Happy Independence Day, Uganda

    Happy Independence Day, Uganda0

    I had a conversation with my Dad earlier today . He was ironing his red T-shirt when he remarked – this used to be a day when we all wore red because of UPC (Uganda People’s Congress), a political party known to exist from the 1960’s ME: But Kabaka Mutesa was given charge on Independence

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  • Women and Politics in Uganda – Rhoda Kalema’s Story

    Women and Politics in Uganda – Rhoda Kalema’s Story0

    Rhoda Kalema is a story of commitment, courage, character and triumph as a girl, a woman, mother, and grandmother to many young women in Uganda.  Rhoda is quick to mention that this story not about her but that she is just a branch that came out of people that mentored her over the years. Born in

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  • Bobi Wine Arrest Unites Ugandans in Quest for Justice

    Bobi Wine Arrest Unites Ugandans in Quest for Justice0

        Photo Credit : Nicolas Bamulenzaki  Uganda has been through a rough couple of weeks.  Violence  erupted on August 11 2018 in a by election in Arua, which is in the north western part of the country.  It is also the day, I got a motorbike accident. I remember being in hospital getting stitched

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  • Uganda Implements the Social Media Tax & Mobile Money Tax

    Uganda Implements the Social Media Tax & Mobile Money Tax0

    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 awareness

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  • Human Trafficking, the predicament the Government of Uganda has created

    Human Trafficking, the predicament the Government of Uganda has created0

    A relative from the village called me recently. “I need you to connect me to Dubai” he said. “What will you be going to do in Dubai?” I curiously asked. “Any work that is available, you know me I am very hard working.” He said with a tone that split between resolve and desperation. “Have

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  • The folly of Uganda’s mobile money tax

    The folly of Uganda’s mobile money tax2

    It almost seems someone at the top of the food chain wants mobile money to fail in Uganda. That can be the only reason for the latest developments. It all started perfectly and for a moment, it looked like we were going to transform financial inclusion but before take off, some folks are out to

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  • How necessary is the death penalty?

    How necessary is the death penalty?0

    Death penalty has over the years become a contentious issue for Africa and the world over. There has been an established pattern in which the use of the death penalty is linked to poverty.  Poor and desperate people are mostly the ones liable to death penalty by the courts. The death penalty has become a

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Jimmy Kainja

Maybe he can share measures put in place/ being taken to ensure that the commitment comes to fruition by 2030? Otherwise 👎🏾 twitter.com/chavulaj…