More than 600 farmers face eviction threats in Kasanje amidst the Covid19 lockdown

As the Covid-19 pandemic ravages the world, several state, and non-state actors take advantage of vulnerable communities to evict and grab their land. Several politicians, businessmen, and investors have taken advantage of the crisis and the closure of courts to illegally dismiss people from their land despite the fact that the government ceased all land […]

Celebrating Women in Activism and Leadership

Scovia Chelangat Being an activist, organizer, and human rights defender is a tedious job, even more for women. Scovia Chelangat has had a fair share of this. Scovia Chelangat is a 30-year-old Ugandan activist and organizer from the Indigenous Benet people along the slopes of Mt Elgon in Eastern Uganda. She has been at the […]

WOMEN IN THE ALBERTINE REGION UNITE AGAINST LAND GRABBING

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 […]

ACTING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE, AN EMERGENCY. NOW IS THE TIME LEST OUR PLANET ERODES

Uganda’s climate is naturally variable and susceptible to flood and drought events but many human factors have greatly contributed to the increased change in climate. Different practices like deforestation and others have had a very negative implication on natural resources that have consequently affected climate patterns in different regions of the country. The government and […]