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Tonkosa anti sexual harassment campaign launched

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Activists and local leaders in Entebbe Municipality have launched a campaign against sexual harassment. The campaign, Tonkosa, which means ‘Don’t hurt me’, aims at helping under-aged girls to fight against sexual harassment. In 2020, the Ministry of Education registered more than 100,000 cases of teenage …

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Museveni hails Hope Kivengere

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has paid glowing tribute to the late Hope Kishande Kivengere, his first and longest serving Press Secretary (1986-2001) who passed on this week on Wednesday from Nakasero Hospital. In a message read by the Minister of the presidency Mariam Dhoka Babalanda …

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LAWYERS: Stop normalizing extra-judicial killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers under their umbrella organization, Network for Public Interest Lawyers-NETPIL have called upon the government and its security agencies to stop what they called normalization of extrajudicial killings. Speaking on Friday at Makerere University where the School of Law was launching a report on …

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“Emerging Artists”, who are they?

The ambiguous or slippery nature of the term “emerging artists” calls for its revision to clearly define which artists it suits. | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The term “emerging artists” is frequently used in many art circles globally. Art galleries, dealers, collectors and art writers use the phrase from time to …

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