Uganda’s Disappearing Cultures ePDF

It is clear, that the Prime Minister Obote led Administration, consisting of ‘global-westernised-recaptive-Ugandans’, did not ensure that the best of the “rapid progress” and the best of the “age old customs of our forefathers” were equally preserved and factored into the design of the ‘new country’. In failing to fuse the two sets of knowledge,… Continue reading Uganda’s Disappearing Cultures ePDF

His Excellency Fidel Castro Absolved by History

If the COVID-19 aka the Coronavirus pandemic and these words of wisdom from His Excellency Fidel Castro do not cause a major re-think and re-do of our world, which we live in, nothing will: “Our country does not launch bombs against other people. Or send thousands of planes to bomb cities. Our country does not… Continue reading His Excellency Fidel Castro Absolved by History

Lead Mentor

I am so looking forward to receiving and mentoring the first cohort of CPAR Uganda’s “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators Against Poverty” programme.

Many times we wanted to give up. We are glad we persisted. Little by little makes a bundle and our bundle is taking shape. The count down has begun, next Tuesday, 21st January 2020 we begin.

CPAR Uganda Ltd

Ms. Norah Owaraga is the Lead Mentor for the CPAR Uganda Ltd programme: “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty.” The first cohort of 20 young adults begins their journey with CPAR Uganda in January 2020.

Since April 2012 to date, Ms. Owaraga is the Managing Director of CPAR Uganda, however, her wealth of professional experience spans since 1992, during which period she has worked as a senior executive with multiple civil society organisations operating in Uganda; and as an independent consultant.  

She is a cultural anthropologist and a communication expert, who holds a Master of Science Degree in Development Management from The Open University, UK and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, UK (now a university). 

Since January 2017 to date, she is the first and the only female political radio talk show host in Uganda, hosting“Spectrum Extra”onRadio One FM90

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Cry Karamoja Women!

When push comes to shove, as the national cake is divided during a Cabinet meeting, whose interests will the current ministers of Karamoja Affairs prioritise? Will it be those of their constituencies in the greater south or those of the Karimojong?

Marathons I Will Not Run

How does “dancing for the LORD” or dancing Zumba, Kona Dance and learning insanity and self-defense skills deal with the root reasons as to why Pallisa Hospital was never maintained in the first place and now needs charity to renovate? Who did not do their job? Who squandered the resources?