The Albertine region is famous for the oil discovered in the region a couple of years ago. The Albertine region is made up of several districts that include Buliisa, Kasese, Masindi, Kanungu, Rukungiri, Hoima, Kagadi and Ntoroko. While the oil discovery would be a source of economic growth and development for the region, it hasn’t […]
Stella Nyanzi refuses to let Ugandan women be spectators in the struggle to end a 30-year dictatorship.
I remember visiting both the men’s and women’s prisons in Lira with Pastor Ogwang-Ocen (my “omara,” meaning we wedded women of the same village). The jails in Lira were a good experience every time, particularly the ladies’ side. Some women were guilty, and others innocent – guilty murderers and also victims of wrongful blame – […]