Deciphering “Inclusive” Views through Participatory Mapping

African cities exhibit visible differentiations in terms of their social, economic and demographic composition.  These differentiations have given rise to the common use of the term ‘Inclusivity’ in planning, community and policy discussions where it is often used to solidify (or 'seem' to solidify) agendas of rights for vulnerable groups in the society. In the development arena, the pretext... Continue Reading →

First cycling lane in Kampala

In a first for Kampala city, this month the Kampala Capital City Authority finished the construction of a cycling lane as one step towards a city with inclusive transport infrastructure. Kampala people have been fearing to cycle around the city because of the hostility and the risk of accidents that meet on their way. This... Continue Reading →

Mass Media (TV)

The use of TV for Mass Media?  According to Sporting Intelligence 1.4 billion households (out of 1.9 billion) have a television set, meaning that the reach of TV is very significant. In sub-Saharan Africa, only about 25% of households have access according to World Band statistics (https://data.worldbank.org/). Case Study - Makarao TV Case Study – Kampala... Continue Reading →

Poetry

What is poetry? Poetry is a form of creative writing in which “expression of feelings and ideas is given intensity by the use of distinctive style and rhythm” (Oxford English Dictionary, 2017).Though not always the case, poetry is usually categorised by short stanzas and rhyming couplets. This is a method than can discuss concepts and... Continue Reading →

Infographics

What are infographics? Infographics (or Information Graphics) are graphic visualisations of information, data or knowledge In order to present information quickly and clearly. This makes data more accessible as graphics can enhance the visual system’s ability to see patterns and trends. Therefore infographics are an engaging and creative method to represent otherwise inaccessible information, usually... Continue Reading →

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