UNHS 2019/2020 the baseline of 11th Parliament

The Uganda National Household Survey (UNHS) results for the year 2019/2020 are out. The summary is doing the rounds on social media, accompanied with our usual purposely lamentations. Thus, I invite our newly elected and sworn in members of parliament (MPs), who are serving in the 11th Parliament, especially those representing Pallisa District, to appreciate… Continue reading UNHS 2019/2020 the baseline of 11th Parliament

Conversations with my father on Women’s Day

Papa, it is 8th March, International Women’s Day; and the theme for today's commemoration is: “'Choose To Challenge'. This states that women are responsible for their own thoughts and actions every day and they challenge the world every day. The theme further signifies that women can choose to challenge gender bias and inequality in the… Continue reading Conversations with my father on Women’s Day

I am Alinga

Culturally, my first name is Alinga. A week after I was born I was named in an Iteso naming ceremony. I was named after the mother of my father, my grandmother Ajakait Joyce Mary Alinga. My name Alinga is part of my social capital. Within Iteso culture the name that one is given signifies one’s… Continue reading I am Alinga