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Exposing voter-register discrepancies a few days to Uganda’s Presidential and Parliamentary Elections

10 February 2016

A few days ago, my quest of finding data about the number of eligible voters we have in Uganda’s voters register uncovered something that would cause a national alarm. I was searching for this information to write a blogpost...

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At least 20,000 “ghost voters” in Uganda’s voter register ahead of February 8 Presidential Elections

09 February 2016

With just about 9 days to the 2016 presidential elections, many Ugandans are itching to vote. According to the Electoral Commission (EC) of Uganda, almost everything is in place for the February 18th polls and a free and fair...

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Statement from Ugandans Demanding and End to Police Brutality

13 October 2015

To The Ministry of Internal Affairs The Speaker of Uganda Parliament The Inspector General of Police The Uganda Human Rights Commission RE: POLICE BRUTALITY AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AHEAD OF 2016 UGANDA ELECTIONS We, concerned citizens of Uganda, Outraged...

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Report on Internet Freedom and Online Safety in Uganda

29 March 2014

Speak Out Uganda, an online portal that supports various freedom of expression campaigns in Uganda acquired funding from Web We Want to conduct training for activists and bloggers in Uganda. The training is due in January was preceded by...

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#KibuuleMustResign – Youth Affairs Minister encourages rape!

24 September 2013

In the Daily Monitor of 24th September, Youth Affairs Minister Ronald Kibuule went on record with the notion that women dressed indecently have asked to be raped and suspects who have raped such women should be released.   To...

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South Sudan #FreeUgandaJournos

30 July 2013

  Hillary while covering floods in Kasese, Western Uganda a few months ago. This is Hillary Ayesiga a Ugandan journalist. I met Hillary in 2007 when we started working for Nation TV Uganda (NTV), a part of the Aga...

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