Event Reports - Uganda Office
THE TRAIL OF TEARS
THE HARROWING PLIGHT OF SUDANESE FEMALE REFUGEES
Our writer, Brian Mutebi, undertook a field trip to Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in Yumbe district, at the Uganda-South Sudan border. The settlement is home to thousands of refugees from South Sudan who fled their country after the outbreak of civil war. In this article he compiled the harrowing stories of refugee women in the encampment.
THE VOICES AND EXPERIENCES OF YOUNG REFUGEES IN UGANDA
This article explores the needs and vulnerabilities of young refugees, who through sharing their experience have revealed anoverwhelming interest in continuing their education, a desire to work, and willingness to learn new skills.
UNDERSTANDING PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARDS REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS IN UGANDA
Understanding public attitudes towards refugees and migrants within their host communities is becoming an increasinglyimportant task
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?
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.
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.
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.
Young & Emerging Leaders Project Fellowship – Seminar II
“There’s work; intentional, deliberate and consistent effort that goes into facing adversity and addressing challenges. There’s growth and maturity and the development of character that goes into shaping mind, body and soul. There’s the celebration of victories, small and big and the constant setting of the next goal, even if that goal is to simply maintain a status quo you finally achieved.” The words of Solomon King accompanied the 35 Fellows of the Youth & Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) 2018 during their second seminar with a focus on personal leadership
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