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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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WHY THE UGANDAN PUBLIC IGNORED THE MEDIA SIEGE

04 June 2013

I have been following the bashings that many rights campaigners have been levying at the Ugandan public regarding our indifference to the Government siege of the Monitor Publications and Red Pepper Publications offices. I do personally believe that what...

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Un-answered questions, freedom of speech but not necessarily after speech

02 June 2013

As I write this the proverbial media siege that has rocked Kampala and the Ugandan news for over 12 days now as been lifted .The images on our television sets depicting the manner in which the journalists were treated...

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UgandaSpeaks in response to Kony2012

20 April 2012

Invisible Children’s Kony2012 video brought infamy to Central Africa’s rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and its leader, Joseph Kony. But many have criticised the campaign for ignoring voices from people on the ground. A group of Ugandan...

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Censorship ahead of the IPU assembly in Kampala: On Nodding Disease

27 March 2012

In the next few days Uganda will host the 126th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) assemby. The IPU assembly brings over 3000 delegates to Kampala. This assembly will discuss issues on (good) governance and maternal health among other pressing issues. Apparently...

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Nodding Disease: Success stories under difficult circumstances

24 March 2012

“For a typical 12-year-old who should be the picture of health: physical, overly playful, full of energy, noisy and mobile, Nancy Lamwaka is the opposite. She is skinny, malnourished, hungry, profoundly retarded and immobile.” as Edward Echwalu writes on...

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