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September 8, 2016

WORKSHOP ON POLICY BRIEFS FOR YOUNG LEADERS THINK TANK FOR POLICY ALTERNATIVES

From 2nd - 4th September, KAS held a workshop with the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives aimed to increase members’ awareness of the different strategies in policy work and how policy is generated by different types of stakeholders. more…

September 5, 2016

REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES DEBATE SERIES GOES TO NKUMBA UNIVERSITY

On Friday, 2nd September 2016, we brought together 130 students and youth leaders from Nkumba University in Entebbe to discuss crucial issues of youth participation in democratic processes. more…

August 31, 2016

The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives meets the Vice-President of Uganda

On 25th August, the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives presented a paper that offers critical reflections on youth engagement in the agricultural sector to the Vice President of Uganda, Mr. Edward Ssekandi. more…

August 30, 2016

SYMPOSIUM ON THE POSSIBILITIES OF PEACE AND POLITICAL STABILITY IN SOUTH SUDAN

On 26th August, we organized a full-day symposium on the possibilities for peace and inclusive state-building in partnership with UNIFOG and the Makerere University Convocation to interrogate prevailing circumstances in South Sudan and to identify alternatives for peace-building. more…

August 25, 2016

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVED LOCAL GOVERNANCE AND SERVICE DELIVERY IN WEST NILE REGION

For the third time in 2016, we have once again partnered with CEMCOD to train 20 local government leaders in the West Nile Region (Arua, Moyo, Yumbe, Nebbi and Koboko) on the effective use of social media to improve accountability and service delivery. more…

August 19, 2016

2016 UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE REPORT

Read this comprehensive report about the second Annual Social Media Conference held on the July 19th 2016. The conference discussed how the new media is transforming the Ugandan political and social landscape. more…

August 3, 2016

Kabake Radio Show

Giving Hope and Shaping Development Progress

Recording a new Kabake radio programme in the field - KAS went together with a team from Mega FM to Paomo Lawange-Kwar, a village near Gulu city. This time, the people decided to talk about "Should couples get back together after breaking up?" more…

July 24, 2016

2nd Annual Social Media Conference

Social Media in Uganda: Redefining Democratic Engagement?

On 19th July, the second annual Uganda Social Media Conference, hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, brought together more than 250 participants and 30 panelists to discuss how social media is transforming Uganda’s political and social landscape. more…

July 24, 2016

Storify:

Uganda Social Media Conference 2016

The second annual KAS Social Media Conference took place on 19th July at the Kampala Serena Hotel under the theme "How social media is transforming Uganda’s political and social landscape". The compilation of the most important tweets via storify gives a detailed summary of the discussions that unfolded. more…

July 22, 2016

Inclusive Economic Growth: Leave no one behind

On the 22nd July 2016, the LéO Africa Institute in collaboration with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Uganda organized the third annual Economic Forum on the theme: “Leave no one behind: Promoting inclusive economic growth & decent employment for all by 2030”. more…