I spent a couple of days thinking about the Louise Linton debacle and I published a piece on Medium for The Development Set. Louise Linton happened because we allowed her to happen. We let gap year kids run amok on the continent to start orphanages and teach in our schools and even play Doctor Without License […]

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This is a very powerful, cogent —albeit painful—read in light of the events of the last five days. Professor Michael Eric Dyson in the New York Times: You cannot know what terror we live in. You make us afraid to walk the streets, for at any moment, a blue-clad officer with a gun could swoop down […]

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The US Embassy Mission in Kampala this afternoon facilitated, in partnership with ICTAU, an open dialog on Net Freedom in Uganda. In attendance were the usual suspects one can find at such brain gatherings in the country – Uganda’s net citizen 1 per centers. The topic of discussion was internet freedoms at large, but in […]

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If you’ve been paying attention, then you already know I am the Educated Angry African co-founder of JadedAid, a card game to save humanitarians. This past week, we launched a SWAG section on our online store. Apart from the incredibly popular JadedAid Original Card Deck, you can now pick up a snarky tee to wear […]

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But there is much energy and raw materials to use elsewhere in the solar system, and eventually, he prophesies, there will be the “great inversion.” Instead of factories on Earth manufacturing sophisticated components that go into tiny machines that go into space, the heavy manufacturing will all be done elsewhere, and Earth, he joked, would […]

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Last week, Apple’s Tim Cook published a letter to its customers explaining why they plan to fight the FBI’s request to compel Apple to unlock an iPhone used by the San Bernadino terrorist attackers: Specifically, the FBI wants us to make a new version of the iPhone operating system, circumventing several important security features, and […]

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I joined three other Ugandans on Al Jazeera’s The Stream to discuss the recent Ugandan presidential elections: Irene Ikomu @miss__rizzy Coordinator, Parliament Watch Uganda Bebe Cool @BebeCoolUG Ugandan Musician Andrew Karamagi @karamagi_andrew Lawyer and activist There’s a silent resignation in some corners of the country about how the elections were handled. Many expected and voted for change of […]

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