Prudence Nyamishana is a communications specialist focusing on strategic communications for women’s rights, governance and sustainable development. She is a Ugandan netizen that makes he vice heard through her blog – Pru’s Notebook 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. With all this communications work she hopes that her country will be a better place.
Latest posts by Prudence Nyamishana
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."
4 February 2015
18 November 2014
Ugandans have grumbled for years about MTN's lousy service, but some Twitter users finally decided earlier this month to pool their influence and launch a consumer-rights hashtag campaign.
1 February 2014
Certain groups of people in all countries seem to be left behind despite their home country's progress, and the social exclusion of these people has costly consequences.