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If you fall sick at night while in Kapchorwa District, you will not be in good hands. A week ago, a good friend of mine called in the middle of the night very critically ill and in need of assistance...
Miriam Cherukut
While the county government and the National Land Commission have been in a tug of war with the national government over the controversial Community Land Bill, 2015, Wanjiku, who will be most...
Participants follow the proceedings of the community land bill meeting
Sugar is so sweet but is it sweet enough to sweeten the lives of women and their children who according to a desktop analysis done for ActionAid, Nyarongi (LRP) on the impact of sugar cane farming on...
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been a longstanding practice in the African history. Although illegal, a recent expose has revealed the ancient act is still being undertaken over misguided...
Quite often we walk into shopping malls to buy one or two things; a loaf of bread, a packet of milk, groceries or any other thing we may be in need of. On the shelves, most of us will notice...
The tax plight
By Miriam CherukutDo you remember ‪Aisha Nabukeera ‬, the child abuse survivor burnt beyond recognition in 2006? A few months ago, she was among the finalists in the Miss Uganda contest and won the...
Miriam Cherukut
By Bruno SsemagandaA new Ugandan NGO bill is a setback for all organisations working to improve human rights in Uganda. The Parliament discussed the bill in the first week of September and several...
By Ednance KiizaWhen I was young, I went to a rural primary school where we had health parades every Monday after church before classes could begin. The teacher on duty would check us for...
A case of Namunyumya health centre in Iganga DistrictBy Ednance Kiiza, Programme Coordinator, Busiki LRP.A neighbourhood assembly is a group of community members that come together to analyse issues...
By Tax Justice Advisor, Anders Reimers Larsen.On July 16 2014, a Ugandan Tax Appeals Tribunal ruled in favour of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) against Tullow Oil who had appealed a ruling demanding...