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August 15, 2017

REPORT LAUNCH: UGANDA'S REFUGEE MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE EAC POLICY FRAMEWORK

The East African region constitutes a flash-point of forced migration. The trend is even becoming more complex and dynamic in today’s refugee crisis reality. Uganda's refugee management approaches present a unique case study. This report explores the refugee context and it's management in East Africa. more…

August 9, 2017

2017 UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE REPORT

In June 2017, we held the third edition of the annual Uganda Social Media Conference to provide a platform for deepening and expanding discussions the relevance of social media under the theme: Fact, Freedoms and Rights in a Connected World. more…

August 9, 2017

GRASSROOTS CIVIC EDUCATION TRAININGS IN 10 DISTRICTS OF UGANDA

Civic education remains an important issue often neglected in Ugandan politics, despite the importance of political literacy and the engagement of all citizens in order for democracy to function properly. Together with KAS, GAIN Uganda is currently holding several workshops on civic education. more…

July 26, 2017

RETHINKING YOUTH EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVES IN UGANDA

Youth in Uganda are a significant majority but they continue to face numerous challenges ranging from unemployment to underemployment among others. How can these challenges be averted? We discussed this and more at the Fourth National Youth Conference organized in partnership with UNIFOG. more…

July 20, 2017

LéO AFRICA ECONOMIC FORUM CALLS FOR PROBLEM-FOCUSED AND INCLUSIVE INNOVATION

An inclusive innovation model that is labor intensive and not only connects, but also empowers people and communities – including those at the base of the pyramid was the overriding call at the 2017 LéO Africa Economic Forum, that took place on July 7th at the Kampala Serena Conference Center. more…

July 14, 2017

CLIMATE FINANCING AND CLEAN ENERGY IN UGANDA

Together with the African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE), we organized a roundtable discussion with key experts to unpack issues around energy access and climate financing in Uganda. We captured major discussion highlights and provided a more nuanced analysis of climate change financing in this report. more…

July 13, 2017

TWO UGANDAN PHOTOGRAPHERS AWARDED TOP PRIZES IN THE KAS GLOBAL PHOTO CONTEST

Two young Ugandan photographers, Zahara Abdul and Andrew Kartende won First and Second Prizes respectively at the recently concluded KAS International Photo Contest themed: Confidence in the Future more…

July 12, 2017

BY YOUR OWN TERMS: SUCCESS INSIGHTS FOR AFRICA'S YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS

How do we define success and how does it relate to developing the strong and vibrant youth leadership that Africa so much requires? We explored this at a recent Young and Emerging Leaders Seminar organized in partnership with the LeO Africa Institute. more…

June 28, 2017

FACTS, FREEDOMS AND RIGHTS IN A CONNECTED WORLD: A SNIPPET FROM THE 2017 SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE

On June 22 2017, we held our third annual Social Media Conference which attracted 300 speakers and guests. We discussed a plethora of subjects from blogging, citizen journalism, ethical standards to feminism, youth engagement, and the rise of populism. Here's a brief outlook of what we discussed. more…

June 27, 2017

ARISE MAGAZINE ISSUE 62 OF 2017

We are happy to share with you the latest Arise Magazine (Issue 62) published by our Partner Action for Development(ACFODE). This Issue focuses on Religion, Gender and Women's Rights. click the link for the full Magazine. more…