I am a Ugandan multimedia journalist working on peace and conflict issues in the Eastern Africa region. Currently I am the Coordinator for Africans Act for Africa, a network of citizens and activists from across the continent to put pressure on African governments to step up to various challenges.
I have worked as an Editor and Rights in Crisis Digital Campaigner. I have experience in documenting and communicating women’s war experiences in Uganda, South Sudan and DR Congo. I have worked with Isis-Women’s International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) as a communications assistant writing on women in conflict and post conflict settings on the African continent.
My blog won the Waxal - Blogging Africa Awards, first African journalist blogging awards hosted by Panos Institute of West Africa in 2009. I am an Internet Freedom Fellow with U.S Department of State Human rights program designed to promote the work of online activists and journalists to enhance human rights coverage.
The World Economic Forum honored me among 200 Young Global Leaders under 40 for 2013.
I hold a Masters in Media, Peace and Conflict Studies from the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica. I have also studied Non-Violent Conflict at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
I have written for different Ugandan media- newspapers and Television . My work has featured at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) and the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). My reporting on peace and security was recognised at the 2008 Ugandan Investigative Journalism Awards hosted by Makerere University Department of Mass Communication.
I am a Global Voices author and i do commentary on conflict issues.