Making sure the Issue becomes the story: Problematizing the Media coverage of sexual Harassment at Makerer Univresity an // Together with Women in Media and Kweeta, KAS organized a theme night, discussing sexual harassment and its media coverage. Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-08-17:meldung:61402 Boosting Uganda’s economic transformation // Energy Stakeholders and Media representatives discuss Uganda’s economic future Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-08-14:meldung:61357 South Sudanese community in Byeyale refugee settlement united to resolve conflict // SSOW Foundation, a member of the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSCCOUS)carried out a civic education awareness discussion on the role of community involvement in conflict resolution in Bweyale refugee settlement in Kiryadongo district. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-08-08:meldung:61301 Enhanced civic participation: Kiboga local leaders participate in a two day civic // We organized a civic education training together with GAIN Uganda in Bukomero, Kiboga, where representatives of the local council, the mayor of Bukomero and members of different communities came together to talk about the role of the citizens and the state at their local levels. Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-08-06:meldung:61280 Leveraging media for effective policy communication // On Friday the Y4P fellows met two Prof. Dr. Maggie Kigozi, who formerly served as Executive Director of the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), and Charles Mwangushya, a seasoned journalist with the Nation Media Group (NMG). These two discussed with the fellows strategies on how to gain public support for their policy proposals and make them relevant. Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-08-02:meldung:61253 ARISE - THE REFUGEE CRISIS - A WOMENS RIGHT ISSUE // Refugees have been spilling out of the countries into neighbouring ones and others farther afield for quite a while now. The reason: civil war in South Sudan and a relentless and egregious persecution of the Rohingyas in Myanmar. Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-07-23:meldung:61155 Not all glittering online followers are gold // What if that glamorous social media influencer with 30 million followers on twitter and 10 million likes and retweets on all their posts, the one whose pictures are always trending (never mind that they look quite ordinary), what if that person and more than half of their followers were in fact fake, fabricated, ghosts? Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-07-18:meldung:61088 A hands-on training on conflict sensitive journalism in and around Arua // Last week, Irene Dawa explored together with the Cross Border Network (CBN) and 20 participants from the West Nile Region the techniques and tricks of conflict sensitive journalism. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-07-17:meldung:61080 Unpacking online hate speech at the KAS Social Media Conference // The fourth Uganda Social Media Conference by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung presented an opportunity for the community initiative #defyhatenow to shed light on the growing internet problem of hate speech and to present solutions on how to mitigate it. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-07-17:meldung:61070 Fanning the digital bonfire debate on online-offline political engagements // Unlike the classic, wodden bonfire in an African home, there was a digital bonfire at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) social media conference around the discussion on the topic; More than Slacktivism: Translating Online Activism To Constructive Political Engagement. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-07-16:meldung:61065