Tag: Uganda

  • UGANDA: MMFC journalists win top awards

      MMFC-trained journalists are on an award-winning spree! At the HIV Media Awards, Namale Hajara Shahista won the best Radio Story award for her story on gender-based violence (GBV) during COVID-19. Ruth Nazziwa won the Best Print Investigative Story award, with his co-author David Kibuuka, for their story on the impact of COVID-19 on those living with HIV. Their story

  • KENYA: Anti-trafficking NGO donated three-storey building

    The Counter Human Trafficking Trust – East Africa (CHTEA) has been donated a three-storey building after Judie Kaberia, former Gender Lead of JHR’s Canada World Program in Kenya and now ED of Association of Media Women In Kenya (AMWIK), wrote about the organization’s severely under-resourced efforts to provide refuge to 120 Ugandan women who were

  • NEWSLETTER: July 3 – Webinar: COVID-19 & Human Rights in East and Southern Africa

    July 3rd, 2021 This week’s highlights Watch the replay: COVID-19 & Human Rights in East and Southern Africa Introducing the Indigenous Media Collaborative: Steve Bonspiel Save the Date: Night4Rights 2021 slated for October 20!    Misinfo bursary deadline extended Watch the replay: ‘COVID-19 & Human Rights in East and Southern Africa’ At last week’s ‘COVID-19 & Human Rights

  • NEWSLETTER: May 22 – JHR announces winner of 2021 Indigenous youth reporter award

      May 22nd, 2021 This week’s highlights JHR announces winner of 2021 Indigenous Youth Reporter Award Save the date: Night4Rights 2021 slated for October 20! JHR’s Misinformation Project announces Call for Proposals Test your human rights knowledge with our weekly quiz! Information Saves Lives: Stories about the impact of COVID-19 from Iraq, Uganda and South

  • Uganda’s Presidential Advisor on Covid19 speaks with Ugandan journalists

    Dr. Monica Musenero, speaking at the JHR MMFC training in Uganda, organized by HEJNU. Photocredit: HEJNU As part of JHR’s ‘ Mobilizing Media Fighting Covid19’ project, JHR’s media partner Health Journalists Network Uganda (HEJNU), led by Esther Nakkazi and supported by JHR Regional Coordinator Siyabulela Mandela, invited three speakers, Dr. Monica Musenero, Presidential advisor on

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