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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…

June 27, 2017

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…

June 27, 2017

BBC's RACHAEL AKIDI DELIVERS THE 2017 UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE KEYNOTE ADDRESS

The keynote Address at the 2017 Edition of the #UgandaSocialMedia Conference was given Rachael Akidi, the Editor of BBC Focus on Africa Programme. Her speech explored how and why Social networks, online news websites and blogs have become crucial alternative sources of information. more…

June 19, 2017

RECOUNTING THE IMPACT OF THE SOUTH SUDAN REFUGEE CRISIS

South Sudan is at the brink of an international humanitarian and refugee crisis. In June 2017, we held a roundtable discussion with South Sudanese refugees, Refugees and humanitarian experts to recount the impact of this crisis. more…

June 13, 2017

LOCAL LEADERS IN A MULTIPARTY SYSTEM

A multiparty system, like the Ugandan, requires the willingness to work together, all persons involved on all levels. The DNG-workshop in Kapchorwa on the 31st May and 1st transported this important rule for a functional democracy to appointed and elected leaders. more…

June 6, 2017

Ugandan government partners with KAS and GAIN-Uganda to conduct massive civic education

With a great party in the KAS gardens, the DEMOCRACY WORKBOOK for civic education in Uganda was launched on Friday, 26th of May 2017. The second edition of the book is released by GAIN, KAS and the Ministry of Information, Communications Technology and National Guidance. more…