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Sharon Lamwaka

Journalism by Sharon Lamwaka

Ugandan pastoralists hit by market reforms


Accustomed to their age-old freedom to roam, the nomadic pastoralists of Uganda are now having to cope with a law that seeks to settle and 'modernise' their communities.

Mobile phones sound a hollow ring for rural Ugandans


Uganda is often projected as a model for poor countries that want to use telecommunications to speed up their economic development. But the success story sounds hollow in Uganda's villages.