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by Dan Griffin
The most popular football teams in the Bujagali area of Uganda are Manchester United and Arsenal. I know this because Read more

Fund recipient Dan Griffin was supported to travel to Jinja, Uganda, where he reported on the effects of a newly installed dam on the local population. Dan’s Read more


by Jane Fallon Griffin
The dimly lit roadside stretching from the Ugandan airport in Entebbe to its capital, Kampala is alive with people. Read more

DIT journalism student Louise McLoughlin was chosen as one of the three successful applicants to the Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme 2015. She Read more


by Louise McLoughlin
The air in Entebee has a distinctive smell, like the smoke from a wood fire but a little Read more


by Eimear Lowe
There are few benefits to arriving into any country at 3am but in Uganda, it’s the absence of traffic.  My Read more

This piece was a profile of Uganda’s first ever elected white politician, Dr. Ian Clarke, and his business, International Medical Group (IMG). Clarke is a Read more

Tanzania has seen solid progress over the last ten years, in terms of infrastructure development, primary education and giving access to medical facilities to more Read more

The environmental impact of developing the Tullow oil fields in Western Uganda, by Aidan O’Donnell – Summer 2011 recipient
Broadcast on Newstalk in 2011
This radio documentary Read more

It’s difficult to avoid religion in Uganda, mission hospitals and schools line the roads while churches and mosques split the skyline.  And Born-Again Christians stand Read more