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Umar Weswala

Kampala, Uganda
Managing Editor and Journalist — The Community Agenda

THE COMMUNITY AGENDA: Using the power of the media to empower communities in Uganda

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I am a Uganda based journalist/Blogger, photographer and social media strategist with experience in radio, print and online journalism.
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I specialize in health and human rights.

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@thecagenda — 323 followers, 3,737 tweets

Nov 16, 2017

RT @wilbrodnk: We should not only disaggregate #data but make it accessible to all citizens, including those with disabilities, minorities…

Nov 16, 2017

@namlyd It is a mixture of both brilliant and not so brilliant presentations. This guy called Wilbrod Ntawiha, a data scientist made my day yesterday. Let me see how today goes

Nov 16, 2017

@namlyd My Data Journalism mentor, I am at #UgDataForum17 and my simple observation is that you needed to be on this panel about Data Journalism

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