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Okot Olaa

Okot Olaa(LLB) is a young leader. Co-founder of the Economic Misfit and ED, World Leaders of Today, Uganda (WLT).

Uganda’s Dickson Mushabe Appointed International Partner at World Angel Investors Forum

Uganda’s Dickson Mushabe Appointed International Partner at World Angel Investors Forum

Uganda is now more connected with global investment markets! As announced by the World Business Angels Investment Forum, Dickson Mushabe, Chief Executive Officer Hostalite, has been appointed as International Partner for Uganda. International Partner Mushabe to represent Uganda at the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. The inclusion of Uganda in WBAF…
Interview: 24 Year Old Creek For Christ Foundation Founder, Nvule Emma, Discusses His Journey to Building a Thriving Youth-Led Organization.

Interview: 24 Year Old Creek For Christ Foundation Founder, Nvule Emma, Discusses His Journey to Building a Thriving Youth-Led Organization.

“Young people must take up leadership , I'm 24 years old but i lead a foundation of over 20 staff.” 1. Please introduce yourself. My name is Nvule Emmanuel. Born on the 25th of December 1996 and a Ugandan by nationality. I am the founder of the Creek For Christ Foundation. 2. Tell us about…
Youth Advocacy Program Africa Honors World Mental Health Day

Youth Advocacy Program Africa Honors World Mental Health Day

In the wake of the International Mental Health Day commemorated every 10th October, Youth Advocacy Program Africa (YAPA), an organization based in Kigali, Rwanda seeks to send a strong message albeit virtually. The youth led organization under the stewardship of Co-founders Valentine Bassey of Nigeria and Nyokabi Waweru of Kenya are determined to create maximum…
Khartoum Based Youth led Initiative brings Hope to the South Sudan Community.

Khartoum Based Youth led Initiative brings Hope to the South Sudan Community.

Hope charity initiative is a non-profit initiative based in Khartoum, Sudan. The initiative was established on the 23rd of April 2020 and founded by Chuong Yang and Josephine Gariay. Almost immediately the initiative was called to action due to the 2020 Covid Pandemic affecting Sudan and the world. The initiative is working on helping South…
Exclusive Interview: Discover Ocean Icon, Londy Ngcobo (Black Mermaid) Africa’s First Female Ship Navigator, as she discusses life, career and breaking barriers.

Exclusive Interview: Discover Ocean Icon, Londy Ngcobo (Black Mermaid) Africa’s First Female Ship Navigator, as she discusses life, career and breaking barriers.

​​​​​​“So with time my voice got noticed and I was able to claim my existence and power hence brand myself the Blackmermaid how do you then expect a mermaid to survive outside the ocean? You just have no choice but to live with it haha.” 1. Tell us more about yourself. The name Londiwe which…
Renown Vancouver Based Ugandan Filmmaker Gregory Olweny Embarks on Major Anti-Racism Documentary Project

Renown Vancouver Based Ugandan Filmmaker Gregory Olweny Embarks on Major Anti-Racism Documentary Project

Following the recent wave of protests and awakening on racism that has rocked the world following the death of George Floyd, Vancouver filmmaker Olweny Gregory and his team have decided to add a voice to the anti-racism movement in the best way they know. Dubbed, “Different Colors, One People” Project, the team has embarked on…
Exclusive Interview: Africa Diversity and Inclusion Center Director Ipolito Mubiru Discusses Pandemic Violence, Minority Rights and Inclusion Efforts Across the Continent.

Exclusive Interview: Africa Diversity and Inclusion Center Director Ipolito Mubiru Discusses Pandemic Violence, Minority Rights and Inclusion Efforts Across the Continent.

Established in 2018, African Diversity and Inclusion Center (ADIC) is a Pan-African organization that promotes diversity, Equality, Equity, and Inclusion in Africa through education and training, research and documentation, policy analysis and recommendations, and Events management. We had a brief exclusive interview with Founder and Director, Ippolito Mubiru to discuss ADIC, ADIIL, pandemic violence, and…
Youth-Led Refugee Education Program KIDSAID Seeks Support Amidst the Pandemic Crisis

Youth-Led Refugee Education Program KIDSAID Seeks Support Amidst the Pandemic Crisis

KIDS AID first started in 2016 as a program aimed at providing primary level education to refugee children in our refugee communities. It was founded by Agaba Francis Dunok, a former refugee and a student at Makerere University. Along the way, KIDSAID widened its program as there arose a need to be more inclusive and…
Why CEOs Earn Extremely High Salaries (And it’s not Talent!)

Why CEOs Earn Extremely High Salaries (And it’s not Talent!)

According to the Watchdog, Uganda’s top 43 CEOs and Managing Directors earned a gross monthly salary average of 61 million Ugandan shillings. The highest paid was Barclays Bank (now ABSA) Managing Director, Rakesh Jha earning 148.6 million shillings monthly, this is enough to pay off 291 primary school teachers earning 509,671 shillings each!On a global…