• 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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  • Did the Spanking in School Make Us better Ugandan Citizens?

    Did the Spanking in School Make Us better Ugandan Citizens?0

    I recently run a poll on Twitter, my question was, “were you beaten at school?” Only 92% of the 73 people that responded had been beaten at school for all sorts of reason, they shared their experiences; Evelyn tweeted; In my school, kids were beaten for: *Failed to attain a certain grade *Questioned the teacher

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  • Drones for Social Good in Uganda0

    Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Silver Kayondo, the Co-Founder and CEO of DroneNerds Africa (Uganda) Limited. The company specializes in frontiering the use of commercial drones/UAVs in agriculture, construction, GIS mapping, environmental compliance monitoring, and humanitarian refugee support in Uganda. During the meeting, we talked about the ways his company is helping

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  • Are African Elections Only Free and Fair When The Opposition Wins?

    Are African Elections Only Free and Fair When The Opposition Wins?0

    This is a question I found myself asking after Zimbabwe’s opposition – MDC Alliance vowed to challenge the results of the July 30 elections in court after the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) declared that President Emmerson Mnagagwa was dully elected president after winning more that 50 percent of the votes cast. The opposition camp had

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If I get this right, two of the country's top academics think what the DP said is "exciting" and "brilliant" regardless of whether it is true, no? Ama what am I missing? twitter.com/alexawit…