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August 14, 2018

Boosting Uganda’s economic transformation

Energy Stakeholders and Media representatives discuss Uganda’s economic future more…

August 8, 2018

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. more…

August 6, 2018

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. more…

August 2, 2018

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. more…

July 23, 2018

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. more…

July 18, 2018

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? more…

July 17, 2018

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. more…

July 17, 2018

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. more…

July 16, 2018

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. more…

July 9, 2018

Young & Emerging Leaders Project Fellowship – Seminar II

The second YELP seminar aimed to bring the fellows closer together, to give them new inspirations for their career journey and to foster their personal advancement. more…