Prudence is a Ugandan blogger. She has been an author at Global Voices since 2013, and is a founding partner of Kweeta Uganda (kweeta.com) and This is Uganda (thisisuganda.org ).
With a wealth of experience, Prudence has worked with numerous organizations in and outside Uganda. She has consulted for a number of organizations including UN Women, Centre for Public Interest law-Uganda, HIVOs – providing technical assistance with strategic communication tools.
She is currently coordinating a project Blogging for social Justice project at Kweeta Uganda in partnership with HIVOs.
She is an alumnus of the Africa school of Internet governance, a member of the Internet society in Uganda and has been appointed as National coordinator for the African Civil Society Information Society.
Latest posts by Prudence Nyamishana
"When I interviewed women living in...a slum in Kampala, I learned that for them, WhatsApp and Facebook are the internet...with the new tax, they will be cut off altogether."
"And so I march. To remember them, they were not given any justice and no one was held accountable for their gruesome deaths. But I recognize them."
"Why are Africans from north of the Sahara sometimes not considered definitively 'African'?"
"Uganda wants to profit where it did not invest. Social media owners gave it out for free and you wanna tax it?"
“As a man, you need to discipline your wife," said parliamentarian Onesimus Twinamasiko during a TV interview.
"32 yrs of inefficiency and we are now stuck with this incompetent, self serving individual whose government is characteristic of nepotism!"
Every day over 300 women go to Bwaise, a slum district in northern Kampala, Uganda, to sell sex.
Nyanzi's story has become a rallying opportunity for Ugandans who oppose the Musveni government.
From the chess champion born in one of the country's largest slums to the parliamentary speaker. Celebrate them all.
Africans are sharing common myths they've heard on Twitter under the hashtag #100AfricanMyths.
The privatisation of profit and socialisation of loss. Must we all pay for business failure when we didn't all share in the profits made?
"MPs proposing lifting the presidential age limit are enemies of progress. Why not lift death limit so the ruler can live forever?"
"Can we come out and stop calling this a democracy because it isn't. Bloody tshirts. Put us in yellow jumpsuits why don't you."
"Hot on the heels of #WorldPressFreedomDay comes #UgandaMediaGag. Ironic"
"Our society really needs to stop objectifying women!We need to understand them through the lens of intellectualism not sexism.#RotAtMISR"
Ugandans Blast Government's Porn Detector Priorities After the Country's Only Radiotherapy Machine Breaks
"That 2.6bn for the pornography machine, maybe could buy a bloody cancer machine. Lokodo, that's the ethical thing to do."
Snoogies, a leading Ugandan cartoonist, uses art and humor to comment on political issues in the country.
"Freedom of expression comes with responsibility to it. There are instances of irresponsible reporting and commenting on social media."
"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."
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.