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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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“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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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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Of invisible scars unveiled: A call for psychosocial support to survivors of sexual violence in Uganda’s conflict-affected areas.

Of invisible scars unveiled: A call for psychosocial support to survivors of sexual violence in Uganda’s conflict-affected areas.

By Dinnah Nabwire On July 18, 2019

“It starts between 3 and 4am every night. I have never slept the same since then. I frequently hear their loud noises as they roughed me up”. This is how Lanyero (name changed), 52 years introduced me to her story...

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