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June 29, 2018

2018 UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE: KEY HIGHLIGHTS AND INSIGHTS

On June 28, the fourth edition of Uganda’s largest Social Media Conference took place. More than 300 guests, speakers and exhibitors gathered at Mackinnon Suites in Kampala to take part in a discourse on digital (dis) information and its impact on democratic processes. more…

June 21, 2018

The importance of self-governance in building a powerful multiparty system in Uganda

The third workshop this year on good governance in a multiparty system at district level highlighted possibilities how participants may assume their role in becoming active, patriotic and effective leaders, thereby successfully fulfilling their duties in fostering civic education in their communities. more…

June 7, 2018

HARNESSING DIGITALIZATION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAINS IN UGANDA

It’s not common that you find Agriculturalists discussing digital engagements in their gatherings in Uganda. If it’s not dwelling on pests and diseases, they are probably talking about weather effects, produce handling, market access and other elements of the value chain. more…

May 25, 2018

S.SUDANESE MEDIA PRACTITIONERS TRAINED ON PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISM

South Sudan finds itself mired in a complex web of social, economic and political conundrums that require multi-stakeholder approaches to find sustainable solutions. Journalists are one such stakeholder that plays crucial roles in creating avenues not only for sensitizing the general public and promoting access to information. more…

May 23, 2018

What Role for South Sudanese Artists in Peace Building and National Unity?

On 20 May 2018, we convened a public dialogue in partnership with the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda and AnaTaban to discuss the role of South Sudanese artists in peace building and promoting national unity. more…

May 21, 2018

KAS SCHOLARS IN UGANDA REFLECT ON THE MEANING OF DEMOCRACY AND HOW TO MAKE IT WORK

On 18th of May, 2018, scholars and the alumni members of our Scholarship program at Uganda Martyrs University gathered in Kampala to reflect on the fundamentals of democratic governance and how to make it work for all. more…

May 17, 2018

False information about KAS-scholarships

Attention, Internet Fraud!

Currently there are circulating on the internet various offers of services for obtaining scholarships from the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, often at considerable costs. Some websites are using the logo of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation without authorization. If you are interested in the scholarship program, please only use the official website. more…

May 15, 2018

POLITICAL LEADERSHIP ADVANCEMENT FOR KIGEZI YOUTH LEADERS

On 12th March, 2018, 30 young leaders from Kigezi region were participants at day-long training on advocacy, social mobilization and political economy analysis. The training is part of our political leadership advancement project (PoLA LAB) with the University Forum on Governance. more…

May 7, 2018

KABAKE@15: CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF COMMUNITY RADIO IN NORTHERN UGANDA

April 2018 marked fifteen years since the commencement of the Kabake community radio programme. We have consistently supported this radio programme since it commencement making it the longest most sponsored radio programme in Uganda. We captured some insights from the commemoration here: more…

April 25, 2018

INSPIRING A GENERATION OF YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS IN EAST AFRICA

As part of a flagship youth leadership programme with the LeO Africa Institute, supported by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Stanbic Bank, the second cohort of young and emerging leaders from the five EAC member states commenced their stimulating fellowship expedition in mid-April 2018. more…