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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 — 311 followers, 3,561 tweets

Sep 20, 2017

RT @UNFPAUganda: Happening: Supported by @UNFPAUganda, 30 journalists gather for Science Cafe to discuss #familyplanning ahead of…

Sep 17, 2017

RT @JulittaOnabanjo: As Rohingya refugees pour into Bangladesh, UNFPA deploys midwives, safe spaces UNFPA United Nations Population Fund 

Sep 17, 2017

RT @UNFPA_ESARO: .@UNFPA & @UNICEF lead largest global program to accelerate abandonment of female genital mutilation, with focus on…

Sep 17, 2017

RT @nyapru1: Leaders of the different religions in Uganda speaking with one voice against Female Genital Mutilation. #EndFGM

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