Month: February 2021

Uganda elections approach amid hostile environment for media

By Murithi Mutiga/CPJ East Africa Correspondent on February 16, 2016 8:53 AM EST Source: https://cpj.org/2016/02/uganda-elections-approach-amid-hostile-environment/ Robert Agenonga, 23, and a few other youth activists set up in 2011 the Lake Albert Youth Cabinet Media Project, a group which seeks to use social media and direct community engagement through village meetings to campaign for greater transparency in …

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Finnish newspaper VOIMA talks about NGETHA

Source: https://voima.fi/artikkeli/2020/ihmisoikeus-ja-ymparistoaktivisti-agenonga-robert-kaipaan-rajat-ylittavaa-aktivismia/?cn-reloaded=1 Human rights and environmental activist Agenonga Robert: “I miss cross-border activism” Ugandan Agenonga Robert had not turned seven when he was already paying attention to the ills of his village. The leaders were unfair, and the men beat their wives. As a little older, Agenonga Robert began writing letters to politicians, authorities, and …

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