Bridge online gender-gap

My Facebook page, Norah Owaraga’s Blog, is followed mostly by men. It bothers me. So, I generated a post on Facebook with the breakdown statistics of my blog followers, accompanied with the caption: “Just wondering why my blog is followed by 79 percent men and only 21 percent women. And moreover, the majority are in… Continue reading Bridge online gender-gap

Social media advocacy power

Twitter has suspended Kakwenza Rukirabashaija's account. I did not see that coming. And so, it happened shortly after I had 'facebooked' that considering the exponential growth of Kakwenza's Twitter following since his most recent abduction and torture, his Twitter following could potentially grow to a million; and therefore, his anticipated third book, yet to be… Continue reading Social media advocacy power

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to Muzzle Communicators

The directive from Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) nicely demonstrates how “muzzle” is used in the context of humans. UCC's directive reveals its false perception of its role and how it has assumed it to be the controller of what issues Ugandans may express our views on; and in what content and form we ought to… Continue reading Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to Muzzle Communicators

‘Scientific Elections’ and Women’s Participation

Two of my social media actions on Facebook got me thinking about the participation or not of the greater body of women in campaigns for and voting in the 2021 parliamentary and presidential elections. One month ago, on the 4th August, it was the anniversary of my birth. This year, I celebrated it with a… Continue reading ‘Scientific Elections’ and Women’s Participation

Sanity on Social Media

I identify as Atesot, Ugandan, African , Woman who is subscribes to the following feminist ideologies: Black Womanist, Africana Womanism, Post-colonial and Transnational.