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African Conflict Resolution Initiative(ACRI) opens its Mediation Arena doors for free Conflict Resolution services.

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African conflict resolution initiative, an NGO established by Advocates for peace, to end all forms of violent conflicts in Africa through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) strategy, has opened up Offices in Uganda – Seeta to reach out to people in Domestic related conflicts, religious related conflicts, political related conflicts and Ethnicity / Tribal related conflicts.

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ACRI is offering free Mediation and negotiation services aimed at conflict resolution and reconciliation. According to the Executive Director Mr. Ikopit Peter, the organization offices are open to all persons, groups, institutions or governments in a conflict and are willing to settle their differences through Mediated dialogue (Peace talk) instead of litigation ( Courts of law), police or force ( violence).

Speaking to Isaiah Eitu, the president of ACRI Mediation Arena, he note that; “The initiative employs a traditional informal dispute resolution mechanisms which complement the courts of law and security agencies which are considered formal mechanisms”

ACRI runs two major programs; Conflict prevention and Peace sustainability. Aimed at prevention of violent conflicts from a rising, escalating or relapsing.
ACRI services among others include;
* Conflict Mediation and negotiation.
* Advocacy for non violence and ADR.
* conflict management capacity building for institutions and organised group.
* Peer conflict resolution training.

 

Are you in any form of conflict? Do you know of persons in any form of conflict?

Come to the mediation Arena located in SEETA town -mukono Municipality. OR
Call ACRI today on 0414672090 or 0706570808.

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Former BigEye.ug writer Jonah Kirabo set to represent Uganda in Turkey

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Former BigEye.ug writer and journalist, Jonah Kirabo is set to represent Uganda in a Turkish annual leadership conference, this website has confirmed.

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Named LOCALINTERNational Conference, the programme gathers recent university graduates every year in Turkey’s capital city; Ankara as well as other cities in Turkey such as Istanbul among others to provide graduates with local governance training through instructions, practical governance and field visits including social activities and trips within Turkey and all expenses are covered by Turkey’s Union of Municipalities.

This will be the first time that a Ugandan is selected to attend this conference that happens every year since 2012.

An excited Jonah Kirabo took to his social media to announce the milestone saying that he owes his success to God as over 10 Ugandan’s applied for the opportunity but it was only him that was chosen.

“Proud to be the first ever Ugandan to be selected to attend the LOCALINTERNational Conference that is hosted annually in Turkey since 2012. Over 10 Ugandans applied this year but I was the only one who was selected to join the other 41 recent graduates from Europe, Asia, South American and Africa,” Jonah said in part.

He told this website that he hopes to use the skills from the conference to boast his journalism and leadership skills when he is back.

The conference will take place in Turkey between 18th – 29th August 2019.

*About Jonah Kirabo*

Aged 22, Jonah Kirabo is a recent graduate of Business Administration from Makerere University.

Despite pursing a business degree, Jonah has always had a passion for journalism and leadership. While at Campus, he worked as news reporter for several blogs and local websites including BigEye.ug and Campus Eye before joining the Nile Post where he is currently employed.

He is also a current student of journalism and media at the Kansanga based Media Challenge Initiative.

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Engineer Peterson Mwesigwa Is Once Again Overall Best Student at LDC

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Peterson Mwesigwa could be the most intelligent Ugandan alive today. He holds a Masters Degree in Electrical and Computer Technology.

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Two years back, he was the first person to get a first class Degree at the Law School after over a decade of only second class degrees.

Now Mwesigwa is also the top student at this year’s graduating platform. He was awarded for topping everyone. He is surely an exceptional achiever.

A man standing at the interesection of the arts and sciences. An Engineer and now a lawyer.

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Andrew Mwenda on Loss of Mother: “I feel Empty and Lost”

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It has been a sad week as one of Uganda’s best journalists, Andrew Mwenda laid his mother to rest.

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While eulogizing his mother at All Saints Church, Mwenda described her as the most beautiful chic that ever lived. But one could not help but see the pain in his statements.

At 12 noon, Adyeeri Constance Muhangazima, was laid to rest in the great village of Kanyandahi.

Andrew Mwenda then took to Twitter to express his current pain and depression. He called it the biggest blow ever. He talked of feeling all lost and alone.

We can only pray for the best of comforting to the old man of the clan. Losing a mother is surely the hardest thing that ever happens to anyone in life. There is no hole deeper. It is a hole that cuts through a soul.

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