Does it bother you that youths in Uganda seem to blindly follow political parties and mindlessly cheer their ‘agenda’ like it was a sports team? After a conversation, with someone who labeled me an ‘Amana supporter’ based on the fact that I am an active social media user, I had to sit back and reflect.… More The Ugandan Political Stereotype: Where Do You Belong?
After attending the Uganda National high level dialogue for development, the reoccurrence of phrase like financing for development kept bugging me ,What does that mean? The challenge of trying to communicate these goals was what had me paying attention from 9 am to 5pm. Mr. Carlos, the under secretary-General of the United nations, summarized it… More Can Uganda Achieve The Ambitious Sustainable Development Goals?
Dear Ugandan Media ,Who do you serve? As a Journalism student , we were taught news values , things that made news like currency of an event, timeliness etc, But we were also taught roles of media, such as the information role, a voice to the voiceless, media has the power not only to cause… More An Open Letter to Ugandan Media
The journalism department is the oldest of its kind in the Eastern Africa Region.Like many of the oldest courses offered at Makerere University, it has gone through some changes. My admission to Journalism school was a cocktail of excitement and sadness, the happiness was because it seemed to fall in line with my love for writing,… More Are The Four Years In Journalism School worth it?
A collection of different videos on various topics, from Corruption in Uganda, to the Marriage and Divorce Bill, to the an unexpected return of Sejusa.
If you are a Ugandan, then you have definitely heard of Dr. Kizza Besigye and if you are not a Ugandan , kindly google him. A little more than a decade ago Kizza Besigye was fondly called the “hammer” by many of his supporters. Uganda’s leading opposition figure earned the nickname after he traversed the… More Besigye, The Unsung hero
After attending the #Midwives4all campaign, focusing on youths, and how the midwifery profession is under looked. some reasons why many of us did not give the midwifery profession a thought while filling in the Joint admission Board (JAB forms) made more sense. Memories of filling in the JAB form, we must have paid extra money… More How attractive can Midwifery be to Youths?
If there was an artist that made Luguanda beautiful and worthy listening to, it is Maddox for me. As an early 90’s born child, the music i grew up listening was the cocktail, but mostly western and Congolese, until Maddox, whose music i still enjoy with the same intensity. Ssematimba was born in Kampala in… More Why Maddox’s Music Needs to Be Rekindled
Game of thrones, should have focused an episode on Ugandan parliament. Only difference is that our speakers fight sometimes for the “right thing” but the end game is promotion, popularity and little concern of the public or taxpayers money, we are collateral damage. Deputy Speaker Oulanyah made the first move this year as he reversed… More The Clash Of The Puppet Masters: Kadaga Versus Oulanyah
BACKGROUND Government recognised the need for an integrated system to identify citizens for national planning, national security, democratisation, revenue collection, and service delivery and immigration control among other purposes. With this system in place, it would offer Government a valuable mechanism for addressing its challenges in planning, security, and more efficient provision of social services.… More How Applicable is the Registration of Persons Bill?
Now that graduation is over, many graduates are moving from door to door, brown envelope clutched under their sweaty armpits, for the fear that the sweaty palms, coupled with the accumulated dust will ruin the neatness. At least 400,000 graduates (including s6 leavers joining the work place) are produced each year at the various public… More Is our Education system and Job market, a death certificate to Youths’ Creativity?