Ethiopia’s new Dam could spark region’s first Climate Change-inspired Conflict

Upon completion, the GERD may open floodgates for major irrigation and hydropower projects in upstream countries and reignite debate on the relevance of colonial agreements over the Nile’s use

Conversation: Jobs and the Future of Work Beyond Covid-19

On May 14, the Institute held the first of a four-part series conversation on jobs and the future of work in a post-COVID world, featuring Angelo Izama, Brenda Katwesigye and Raymond Mujuni.

Conversation: Dr. Alfdaniels Mabingo on Ubuntu and Dance in Uganda

On May 13, Kwezi Tabaro interviewed Ugandan dance scholar Dr. Mabingo Alfdaniels, whose upcoming book “Ubuntu as Dance Pedagogy in Uganda” explores the role of indigenous dance as a tool of knowledge transfer

Moses Radio: a Tribute

David Kangye looks back at the life of fallen music icon Moses Ssekibogo alias Moses Radio who was one half of the duo Radio and Weasel

Radio & Weasel: A Decade in Music

Andrew Kaggwa reflects on the musical genius of Moses Radio, one half of the duo Radio and Weasel, who passed away on February 1 2018

Interview: Africa Bows for Harriet Anena’s Poetry

The 2018 recipient of the Wole Soyinka Prize opens up about her writing journey, starting out in Gulu, northern Uganda, to attaining continental recognition for her 2015 book, A Nation in Labour.

The Evolution of Bobi Wine

Andrew Kaggwa traces the evolution of musician Bobi Wine from a troublesome childhood in the ghettos of Kamwokya to a national political symbol of resistance

The Big Hearted Girl: Revisiting Susan Magara’s Murder

David Kangye and Andrew Kaggwa look back at the gruesome murder of the 28 year-old accountant and our response to it

Uganda Airlines Sets Off on a Wing and a Prayer

What lessons has the national carrier learned since its demise in 2001, asks Nicholas Opolot.

The Perils of Polluting Lake Victoria

What can be done to save the region’s biggest source of livelihood?