Prudence Nyamishana is a communications specialist that is passionate about women’s rights, governance, civic engagement and sustainable development. She is a Ugandan netizen that makes he voice heard through her blog – prudencenyamishana.wordpress.com and @nyapru1 on twitter. She is Uganda’s Global Voices contributor amplifying human rights, gender, governance, and development stories that are trending on social media. She is currently a communications consultant with Centre for Public interest Law Uganda. She has done a number of communications related work with a number of development agencies including Watoto Childcare ministries, Forum for Women in Democracy, ManUp, UN Women, USAID, and UNVolunteers. With all this communications work she hopes that her country will be a better place.
Latest posts by Prudence Nyamishana
10 February 2016
6 February 2016
"Don’t send your children to bring chaos in Kampala and cause confusion during elections, disrupt peace in the country, government will handle you…. you will be shot."
24 January 2016
As President Museveni seeks to be re-elected for a sixth term, Ugandans are using the hashtag #1986pictures to share their memories of that time -- and their political discontent.
13 October 2015
29 July 2015
26 July 2015
24 July 2015
"The Uganda police has been reduced into a small armed group that fights political opposition while part-timing at law keeping"
12 July 2015
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has been in office for 29 years, and a pair of high-profile arrests is now raising serious questions about the country's future.
29 June 2015
25 June 2015
Western media tends to portray Africa as a dark, hopeless place. African Twitter users have rallied under the hashtag #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou to prove that's not true.
12 June 2015
Robert Shaka, a Ugandan IT specialist, is in jail for allegedly running the controversial TVO-Uganda Facebook page which is critical of Ugandan government.
6 June 2015
Mass riots and a failed military coup followed Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza's attempt to extend his two-term limit. The president of Uganda is seeking a fifth term.
5 June 2015
Events in Burundi and other countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso, and Rwanda have sustained a growing debate among Africans about term limits.
6 May 2015
A lawyer challenged the country's journalists on Twitter to dig deep into some of the glaring issues facing Uganda, from abortion stats and illegal ivory trade to investment in tourism.
2 May 2015
"If I was hired to sell 'glaring hypocrisy' as a product, this account @KagutaMuseveni [official Twitter account of Uganda's president] would be a target investment."
5 April 2015
1 April 2015
14 March 2015
Ugandan lawmakers are considering a proposal that would replace all journalists who started covering parliamentary proceedings before May 1, 2010, "in the interest of balanced media coverage".
28 February 2015
Parliament Watch Uganda organized the #MPsEngage Twitter chat with women members of parliament to discuss the topic 'Making Women Count in Legislative Processes'.
7 February 2015
"Sometimes we get discouraged over things that do not matter. Don’t lay your tools down; there are people out there that are feeding from your thoughts. Keep going."