October 9 marks 55 years since Uganda’s independence in 1962. The country’s economy has seen many changes during this time, affected by periods of political instability, civil war, fluctuating global commodity prices, and various economic reform.
October 9 marks 55 …Continue reading
It was a show of power and status at the recently held United Nations General Assembly when over 90 heads of state and government met in New York to address global issues under the theme, “Making the United Nations relevant …Continue reading
Before he was a politician, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, was a musician going by the moniker Bobi Wine. His music would hit the airwaves, getting people dancing and talking about social issues.
The 36-year-old singer has been critical of President Yoweri …Continue reading
Following widespread criticism and outcry that trailed imposition of tax on social media usage in the Republic of Benin, the West African country has shown respect to the views of its citizens who fought against the social media and Internet …Continue reading
The Republic of Benin, a French-speaking West African country, has introduced a tariff on social media use. The government recently passed a directive that will tax its citizens on the use of Internet and social media applications. The directive followed …Continue reading
For the first time since the end of colonialism, there are hopes that power can finally be taken from the corrupt old faces and trusted in the hands of vibrant young Africans tired of the rotten status quo. But we …Continue reading
Opinion among analysts is divided on how fruitful President Yoweri Museveni’s recent trip to the China-Africa forum was after it emerged he failed to ink a deal on funding for the the standard gauge railway.
Before the Forum on China-Africa …Continue reading
“Non-democratic countries with poor human rights records maintain power by tightly controlling information, limiting people’s ability to share opinions, organize and create democratic alternatives.”- Anonymous
Internet freedom is a broad term encompassing several related concepts regarding use of …Continue reading