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Ben Moses Ilakut

Ben Moses Ilakut is senior staff reporter and chief  sub-editor in East African Business Week, a regional weekly which is circulated in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi, and is headquartered in Kampala, Uganda. As a journalist with eight years experience, Ben worked in Uganda’s leading  dailies, The  New Vision and Daily Monitor, before joining the East African Business Week. Reporting on public health issues, especially HIV/AIDS and malaria, is his passion. With his combined editing and writing skills, Ben’s detailed and analytical features paint a deeper picture of health challenges in Uganda.

Journalism by Ben Moses Ilakut

Stop forced testing


Without careful counselling, it can be difficult to come to terms with an HIV positive result.