Privacy, Digital Rights and Safety: How Safe Is the Information You Exchange Online?

BY SHANINE AHIMBISIBWE The internet has become part of our lives and communication could not be any easier in this information driven era. For the 17 million internet users in Uganda, not a day goes by without liking something on Facebook, sending an email or chatting on WhatsApp. Internet has made it so easy to […]

Are We Safe?

BY ISAIAH NGABIRANO Insecurity has become the talk of the town in Uganda that not a day passes without hearing a kidnap or a killing knowing that the people who are committing these atrocities walk free on the streets and are possibly planning to commit more of the same crimes. The main question remains, are […]

Are Fossil Fuel Industry’s Interests above Our Survival?

No matter how old the cry may be, the debates about combating climate change keep on becoming fresher and fresher every day at UN Climate Conventions, UNFCC. The ODI report shows that “despite committing to end fossil fuel subsidies, 10 European countries (like France, Germany, UK,  Italy, Spain, among others) continue producing 84% of Europe’s energy-related […]

The Ugandan Government depends heavily on donor support to fight HIV

USAID funded 5 years project whose goal was to support the government of Uganda and partners to design and implement quality health communication interventions that contribute to a reduction in HIV/AID’s infections, total fertility, maternal and child mortality, malnutrition and Tuberculosis TB. The project involves innovative health communication approach, capacity strengthening, increased collaboration among partners […]

The Politics of Oil by Oil firms and government on influencing Climate change Policies

On August 3, 2016, The Daily Monitor reported that the Petroleum Directorate from the Ministry of Energy hailed the coming of four new international oil firms into the Ugandan oil world. These included “Australia’s Armour Energy Limited, WalterSmithPetroman Oil Limited, Oranto Petroleum International Ltd and Niger Delta Petroleum Resources Ltd from Nigeria.” These firms were […]