Author Archives: Norah Owaraga

Sex Offenders disguised as ‘aid workers’

There indications moreover that ‘aid money’ in Uganda is mostly controlled by men and that those men wield significant power. What are Uganda’s own standards that those who hold powerful positions in charitable agencies must have? Do we have any?

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Uganda and Neo-Colonialist Capitalism

Cases such as the BIA saga re-affirm ones objection to business propositions that are couched in pity language. You know those propositions characteristically made by those afflicted by the ‘Machiavellian-saviour-complex’

Tuberculosis can become a weapon of mass destruction

“It is where she was working as a maid for Indians that is where she got the problem. When you are cooking their food you have to put a lot of chillies in it,” explained Mother of how she believes her teenage Daughter got infected with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). This was April 2017, during an […]

Cause of Death Sick Healthcare System

The question remains valid also for Akena (RIP) who was shot by Matthew Kanyamunyu; and indeed the question remains valid for many others as well.

The Myth of Trump’s Shithole Countries

We are complicit in our outrage against racist statements by ‘white supremacists’, such as Trump, if we do not insist on historicising and contextualising their non-factual racist statements in history. How is it that a ‘black/brown country’ that is owed 20 billion US dollars by a ‘white country’ is the one Trump considers a shithole?

Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities Bill

The bill is a noble cause indeed. It concurs with the work that CPAR Uganda Ltd is doing in advocating for policy and policy implementation in relation to patients’ and medical workers’ rights and responsibilities; and for action from duty bearers, albeit with a focus on tuberculosis (TB) healthcare management.

#EndTBUg: End Tuberculosis in Uganda

Using the opportunity of a platform on NTV Uganda  to advocate for the “Defeat TB” and “End TB” campaigns. To be interviewed by Edris Matu was a fabulous experience. He is  much younger than I and yet on top of his game; the epitome of who I would like considered ‘the youth’ in Uganda. Watch the interview […]