ACME Blogs

Uganda Gays

Ugandan journalism may not be thriving, but it’s still useful

By Bernard Tabaire Wrongly spelt words – even of names of sources one has interviewed – atrocious punctuation, and context-free stories are the most irritating things for me about our media. I am leaving out other horrors: grammar, word-usage, syntax, accuracy. For I come not to beat up on the Ugandan media. Plenty of it

Media analysis


Parliament and reporters: A tale of half-truths, spin

By Tabu Butagira I am catching the tail end of a war of words between the Ugandan Parliament and journalists accredited to cover its proceedings. The Clerk to Parliament, Ms Jane Kibirige, wrote to media houses on March 9, asking editors to swap reporters who have covered the August House for five or more years

Training opportunities


Writing for social change workshop for African women journalists and writers

The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) in collaboration with FEMRITE – Uganda Women Writers Association, invites African women writers and journalists to apply for the Writing for Social Change Workshop 2015. This 10-day writing workshop, will be taking place in Uganda from July 27 to August 5, 2015. The workshop will be facilitated by veteran