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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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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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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After discovering 20,000 ghost voters in the 2016 voter registry, we spent yesterday deep-diving into the reported number of registered voters against the number of citizens eligible to register as voters in the country. You can find Evelyn Namara’s analysis here. And Javie Ssozi’s analysis here. Part of the difficulty in ascertaining the accuracy of the […]

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Here’s 1st of many infographics I’ll be creating to break down Uganda’s electoral commission data #UgandaDecides. While the inaccuracy in the data is statistically minor, it’s what it says about @UgandaEc attention to detail. After all, they have 1 job! There’s 8 candidates in Uganda’s 2016 election. The [correct] total number of registered voters = 15,277,197. […]

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US President Barack Obama signed into law Monday a measure aimed at expanding electricity to millions of households in sub-Saharan Africa, a measure supporters say will save lives and accelerate growth on the continent. Source: Obama signs Africa power initiative into law; looks to bring electricity to 50 million people | MG Africa Please. Someone. Anyone […]

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Over the last month, my colleagues Wayan Vota, Jessica Heinzelman, and myself launched a Kickstarter project to help all those jaded humanitarians out there saving the world unleash their long-held skepticism about their own industry – in essence, a card game to save humanitarians. It’s Cards Against Humanity meets indigenous alcohol and inadequate danger pay (no you […]

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