Alex Taremwa

About the Author Alex Taremwa

Alex is a Ugandan Journalist and Founding Editor of The Transparent Magazine.

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Youth unemployment in Uganda and the deadly relationship with illegal migration, human trafficking and modern slavery.

Uganda has been plagued by high numbers of cases of human trafficking of young people to the middle east. Due to a lack of stringent laws and minimum government intervention, it continues to be a large problem. Alex Taremwa explores the high youth unemployment rate in Uganda and how it feeds this dangerous form of modern slavery.

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Why the 2016 election results will be highly contested

As the people of Uganda prepare to go the polls on Thursday one is left to wonder whether Presidential elections have seized to be a legitimate exercise through which power exchanges hands or a ritual that the citizens indulge to simulate their civic duty. In her 54-year history, nine heads of state have occupied the nation’s state house, but never has a sitting president wilfully handed over the keys to another.