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The Iron Lady Unveiled: A Multifaceted Journey of Cecilia Ogwal

January 18, 2024    By admin

Early Life and Education Cecilia Ogwal, born on June 12, 1946, in Dokolo District, Northern Uganda, embarked on a journey that would shape her into a trailblazer. Her academic pursuits led her to the University of Nairobi, where she earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1970. With a passion... Read More

“16 Days of Activism Against GBV: Uniting for a World Free from Violence”

November 28, 2023    By admin

Together, we aim to highlight the pivotal role of collective action in ending GBV and creating a safer world for everyone. The Power of Collective Action: The fight against GBV requires a united front. It demands the collective effort of individuals, communities, organizations, and policymakers. Every voice raised, every action... Read More


December 28, 2022    By admin

Friends, It’s time to close the books of another year, and  there wouldn’t be any books to close if you did not play part in what transpire in WLEDE – 2022.   Together, we have been able to accomplish a lot of  amazing interventions and eventually achieved the year’s goal.  It has been a  year for growth, rebuilding,... Read More

VACANCY VACANCY VACANCY. Position: Project Officer Duty Station: Lira District, Northern Uganda.

October 25, 2022    By admin

WLEDE is a non-profit organisation established in October 2012 to develop leadership capacity,of women and youth leaders, making them pro-active and able to contribute and sustain thedevelopment of Uganda through Promoting democracy & good governance practice andrespecting human dignity.WLEDE is seeking to recruit a qualified and passionate person to reinforce... Read More

Poor-performing S.3 students face dilemma!

September 26, 2022    By admin

Senior Three learners, who fail the end-of-year promotional examinations conducted in the Third Term, will be required to go back to Senior One due to the new lower secondary curriculum.The current Senior Three and Four learners are still using the old curriculum which will be phased out next year while... Read More

International Day of Democracy

September 15, 2022    By admin

Celebrated on September 15 to raise awareness and appreciate our democratic society.Democracy is backsliding and the civic space is shrinking. Distrust and disinformation are growing and the polarization is undermining our democratic institutions. It’s very easy for people who live in a free society to take their freedoms for granted.... Read More


June 24, 2022    By admin

On Monday the 20th May 2022 we were graced by the inspirational Mrs Hankie Nube, a specialist in the field of Gender Equality on the leading from the south program by the African Women’s Development Fund. Mrs Hankie was in Uganda on a learning experience to further understand the dynamics... Read More

Martyrs of Uganda

June 2, 2022    By admin

 It was a group of 45 Anglican and Roman Catholic martyrs who were executed during the persecution of Christians under Mwanga, kabaka of Buganda from 1885 to 1887. The  African Roman Catholic martyrs were collectively beatified by Pope Benedict XV in 1920 and canonized by Pope Paul VI on October 18, 1964. Their feast day is June 3. The first Roman Catholic missions to Bantu-speaking Africa were established by the White Fathers Mission in 1879. Christians were tolerated... Read More

The big graduation

May 27, 2022    By admin

The first session of Makerere  University’s 72nd graduation ceremony yesterday offered us unique, yet inspiring stories of women breaking the proverbial glass ceiling. Dr Ritah Bakesiima Ssozi, 29, was the youngest PhD graduant after she was awarded a Doctorate in Reproductive Health. Close to her was Dr Olivia Nabawanda, 31, who... Read More