The Blogren

In January 2007, I co-hosted the first Ugandan Bloggers’ Happy Hour in Kampala. Since then, I have been thrilled to watch the ranks of the blogren* grow.

I used to keep a list of active Ugandan bloggers on Google Reader, but these days, the best place to find out what’s happening in the Ugandan blogosphere is to check out Global Voices.

*blogren, n.
1. Uganda-focused and Uganda-resident bloggers; those constituting the Ugandan blogosphere
The death of Ugandan radio personality Wilfred Bangirana on Sunday has the blogren fondly remembering his talents as an oldies DJ.


Citizen Media in Uganda: a short overview I was asked to assemble before the 2010 Global Voices Citizen Media Summit

Ugandan Bloggers’ Happy Hour. A Blogumentary from Uganda: A documentary about the Ugandan blogging community, made by a team of Danish university students with support from MS Action Aid