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 […]

CITIZENS ARREST CORRUPT OC CID IN KYERE, SERERE DISTRICT

Citizen arrests occur when ordinary people either detain criminals themselves or direct police officers to detain a criminal. In certain situations, private individuals have the power to arrest without a warrant. These arrests by citizens are subject to fewer constitutional requirements than an arrest by law enforcement officers. Whenever a crime is committed, as citizens we […]

AMURU YOUTH DEFEAT CHARCOAL BUSINESSMEN USING DIRECT ACTION

Direct action is taking the action you want without asking a third party to intervene. Often in Uganda, we find people “calling upon government” to make the changes they want. Amuru youth decided not to waste time lobbying authorities. Instead, they blocked numerous truckloads of charcoal from leaving their district. They seized the charcoal and […]