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Gloria Laker Aciro Adiiki



last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2020 as a former war reporter, now heading the Peace Journalism Foundation of East Africa. She lives in Uganda. twitter: @GloriaLaker

All articles of Gloria Laker Aciro Adiiki

Pandemic side-effects

Two daily meals of porridge

Uganda’s poor are struggling with the Covid-19 lockdown


Destructive biomass demand

Many Ugandans still rely on traditional biomass for energy purposes


Earning a living with pottery

To escape poverty, a young refugee started to sell self-made pottery in Uganda and succeeded


Skills of Congolese refugees

Congolese refugees in Uganda are known for their entrepreneurship

Social work

Four decades of charity

An Italian nun has spent all her life in Uganda helping people in need


Charcoal paying for education

A poor female charcoal-vendor in Uganda managed to send her children to university


Men of God fighting each other

Tensions are common between the leaders of Uganda’s mushrooming evangelical churches

War reporting

Confidential contacts

In conflict settings, it is difficult to find credible news sources


Ambitious urban refugees

How two young refugees found livelihoods in urban Uganda


A new beverage business

In Uganda, rural women engage in production of banana wine

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