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Uganda’s Independence: 58 years later!

Uganda’s Independence: 58 years later!

By Barungi Ayesigye On October 27, 2020

On 9th October 2020, Uganda celebrated its 58th independence, marking yet another error of a political dispensation of continued sovereignty. Behind the imaginations of the architects of independence was a promise to attain independence from colonial rule and be a...

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Her Voice Matters!!! Towards an Empowered Girl Child.

Her Voice Matters!!! Towards an Empowered Girl Child.

By Harriet Kamashanyu On October 11, 2020

On the International Day of the Girl (11 October), we join UN Women to celebrate girls everywhere as they inspire, break boundaries and take charge of their own future. In 1995, the fourth World Conference on Women made history for...

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Towards a domestic violence free state.

Towards a domestic violence free state.

By Jacintah Akino On October 5, 2020

On 2nd August 2020, Uganda woke up to the sad news of the regrettable passing of Ms. Violet Kakai (RIP) who was hacked to death by her estranged husband. Many more other women in various parts of Uganda have been victims...

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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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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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The tyranny of poverty: Why foreign aid has failed to bail African countries from the prison of poverty

The tyranny of poverty: Why foreign aid has failed to bail African countries from the prison of poverty

By Tonny Okwir On August 21, 2019

The concept of poverty has dominated the agenda of international development discourses for the last three decades. Undoubtedly, poverty has become a development challenge which is seen as a rich world of one billion fighting for a poor world of...

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The “She” Word in Uganda’s Job Market.

The “She” Word in Uganda’s Job Market.

By Harriet Kamashanyu On July 22, 2019

For years, Uganda has demonstrated commitment to gender equality through legal and constitutional means. This is in addition to various national policy and strategy documents. The most notable of these is the Women and Gender Development Policy of 2000[i]and the National Strategy...

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The Road to Middle-Income Status- Putting Millennials First.

The Road to Middle-Income Status- Putting Millennials First.

By Angella Nakuya On June 18, 2019

Upon recognizing that youth lack employable skills that are relevant in the current job market, government in 2008 embarked on Business, Technical and Vocational Training (BTVET) to train and educate all individuals in need of relevant skills that would raise...

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