Impressions from e-Learning Africa 2014, Kampala, Uganda

Now in it’s 9th year, the annual international conference on ICT for development, education and training – e-Learning Africa – took place in Kampala, Uganda last week: More than 1500 participants and about 300 speakers from 68 countries gathered for three days at the Speke Resort and Conference Centre in the Ugandan capital Kampala, set on the edge…

International Women’s Day 2012

(original article) >> Photo Of the Day: International Womens Day. WOMEN’S DAY: Women are seen walking to the market in Moyo district, in north-western Uganda. As the world commemorates the International Women’s day, women continue to stride further to overcome problems, centuries old. Ugandan women for example continue to deal with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Poverty,…

Who is to blame for recurring/continued famine and poverty? The bigger picture.

Here we are again: Disturbing images of thousands of starving Somali children. Families seeking refuge in Kenya, Ethopia, and other countries in the East African Region. Those countries are already struggling to manage their own challenges, facing increasing drought periods themselves.  The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR has made an appeal to the international community for…