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The Cliques of Twitter and Social Kampala

“The bad thing about cliques is . . . we’re not going to get dissenting views, and that’s the kind of information you need for factual judgments.” – Martin Kaplan A BBC feature on The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser brought to our knowledge that “… users are seeing their own world view reflected online.” The…

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…

Maurice Kirya and friends partner with Australian star for charity.

Daniel Aranda at Bring it On Festival in Australia, April 2017

I love touring Uganda. I know this might sound like the worst way to open an article, but do read on… I saw a poster on social media, a friend had shared it. The few details that stood out for me was, there would be a boat cruise, a musician from Australia in the country…

Mental Health Needs More Attention in Uganda

Last Friday, 7th April 2017,  we were privileged to be part of a mental health talk commemorating World Health Day hosted by Global Shapers Kampala Hub, Tumaini Foundation and supported by The Uganda Society and Uganda Blogging Community. The theme of World Health Day was Depression and we gathered at Uganda Society Library at the Uganda Museum…

Marking World Oral Health Day

I was that girl that looked forward to exams for the proof they presented that yes indeed, I’d been a good student. I know, I’m the worst. Unfortunately for me post school life doesn’t present as much chance for tests and that ilk of evaluation that is why I take my fix anyway I can…

The Return Of Club Music Video Awards – Full List Of 2017 Winners At The Blue-Carpet Ceremony

How can we tell the Ugandan story without music making its way into the conversation? The relevant videos have been known to differentiate the jokers from those who create a lasting imprint on the pages of our minds. For this reason, it was a pleasure to attend the second edition of the Club Music Video…

Blogging 101: Talk & Training Event

UgBloc Session Talks are quarterly talks meant to equip new and old Ugandan bloggers with necessary skills to help them become better bloggers. The trainings shall comprise and are not limited to workshops and blogging camps. The end goal, is to ensure that bloggers in the community are able to elevate their craft, improve their…

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