The Impact of fake news on the spread of COVID-19 in Africa

The Impact of fake news on the spread of COVID-19 in Africa

By Daniel Bill Opio On August 3, 2020

The Outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic around the world has forced many governments and individuals to reconsider their stance against information dissemination especially on the internet. It has been argued by some of the scholars that the...

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Modern Slavery: The role of Uganda's laws and policies in the protection of women from trafficking.

Modern Slavery: The role of Uganda's laws and policies in the protection of women from trafficking.

By Jacintah Akino On July 15, 2020

In the wake of increased globalization, women travelling out of Uganda in pursuit of better employment has become a common trend. One would argue that the rights to free movement, liberty, right to work, and all other human rights are...

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The Role of Higher Learning Institutions in meeting social challenges. Why the quality of education matters

The Role of Higher Learning Institutions in meeting social challenges. Why the quality of education matters

By Barungi Ayesigye On May 14, 2020

  As the global public health shock of COVID 19 continues to impact negatively on countries worldwide, governments, institutions and businesses globally have had to back track their efforts, plans and priorities with financial budgets having to be realigned to...

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Public policy and Human rights: How human rights haves affected public policy in Uganda

Public policy and Human rights: How human rights haves affected public policy in Uganda

By Gad Arthur Kisaalu On May 14, 2020

How human rights have affected public policy in Uganda. By Gad A. Kisaalu Human rights in Uganda have taken center stage with several civil society organisations taking on the government for a wide spectrum of rights violation as adopted from...

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“Quarantine” Your Uterus - More 21 days to go!!!

“Quarantine” Your Uterus - More 21 days to go!!!

By Harriet Kamashanyu On April 28, 2020

The global pandemic of COVID-19 is a wreaking havoc on a wide array of health, economic, social and personal decisions. However, what may be lost in the chaos - among other effects and dangers - is the specific impact on...

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How secure are your data and network systems as you remotely work and study at home?

How secure are your data and network systems as you remotely work and study at home?

By Daniel Bill Opio On April 28, 2020

After declaring a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, one of the key preventive measures for the spread of Covid-19 is social distancing which has been widely adopted with countries such as Uganda undertaking the same before any case...

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This Women’s Month —  let us embrace women’s economic empowerment!

This Women’s Month — let us embrace women’s economic empowerment!

By Harriet Kamashanyu On March 16, 2020

Despite historic legacies of political upheavals and violent conflicts, Uganda has enjoyed relative peace and stability since 2006, with the reinstatement of multi-party democracy, a strong constitution that protects women’s human rights, and an end to conflict in Northern Uganda....

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Refugee, Migrant and Asylum Seeker:  Why the differences matter.

Refugee, Migrant and Asylum Seeker: Why the differences matter.

By Daniel Adyera On August 30, 2019

In the modern era, cross-border movements have become very common with hundreds of people moving daily from one country to another. These individual and group movements have occurred for centuries for a variety of reasons. For instance, some left their...

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