Challenging the celebratory success narrative that masks the disruptive social impact of neoliberal transformation under General Yoweri Museveni.
The identities, liberal or homophobe are cultural and political. They are not a perfect mirror of the narrative of homophobia in Africa.
Caricatures aside, how do President Yoweri Museveni and the National Revolutionary Movement state reproduce power? It's been 31 years.
The planned global Education Outcomes Fund—the UN seems onboard—would create markets for “non-state” providers while guaranteeing profits for private investors that purchase “impact bonds.”
Bobi Wine, building off political protest of the last decade has become a symbol for a new politics in Uganda and a threat to Museveni's hold on power.
A new film and how to change minds about who is at fault for Uganda’s endemic violence against women.
Over the past three decades, the conflicts in northern Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan, Rwanda, Congo, and
There might be only little room for political dissent in Uganda, but there is no limit to the creativity of the country’s
In recent years there has been a global convergence on the “girling of development”; in other
How does it differ from straight-forward history? What are the limits and possibilities of the genre?
The Italian photojournalist Michele Siblioni documents nightlife in Kampala, Uganda mostly in the neighborhoods of Kansanga
As with our last movie night post, we need to start with the bad news. 1.
Tear gas – the English term – is frequently overheard in everyday conversation in Kampala. Its chemical formula is a semi-permanent climatic feature in the capital. Residents exchange advice on prevailing
President Yoweri Museveni came to power after a civil war in 1986 and some Ugandans had
"I was born here. I will live here. And I will die here"-singer GNL Zamba on "Uganda Yaffe" (translated: Uganda belongs to us)
This past week Edward Ssebuwufu opened his Friday evening radio show his usual music, a Ugandan
Between 21 and 27 January, far away from the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the
Remember #Kony2012? In March 2012, US-based humanitarian organization Invisible Children (IC) launched its global internet-driven campaign
You can’t separate Drake from Toronto, Heems from Queens, or Blue Scholars from Seattle. So we rapped like who we are in Kampala: two fools who know chapati.
In April 2012, Ingrid Turinawe, then leader of Uganda’s Forum for Democratic Change Women’s League, was