Facebook posts lead to jail for Uganda activist

November 9, 2018

Ugandan political activist, academic and feminist Dr. Stella Nyanzi was arrested last week because of her Facebook posts from two dates in September, which police claimed were “offensive.” Dr. Nyanzi has a large social media following, and is known for her blunt and personal posts targeting President Yoweri Museveni. In March last year, she was suspended indefinitely by the […]

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Uganda is the world’s fittest country

September 14, 2018

A recent report by the World Health Organization places Uganda at the top of physical activity in the world. Only 5.5 percent of the population lacked sufficient physical activity, compared with 37 percent in high-income countries, such as the United States. Poor nations tend to have populations that are more physically active. Citizens tend to walk […]

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