• 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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  • 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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