Your excellencies, Members of Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen: The celebrated Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe once said that we cannot trample upon the humanity of others without devaluing our own. I believe in the possibility of a world where we as human beings can see ourselves as one and simply as human as one another. A […]


We Celebrate

Sandra Ntebi commonly known as “Krazy” among her peers was born on this day. She is an out and passionate advocate for the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) persons in Uganda and was part of this movement building. Sandra currently serves as the chairperson for the national LGBTI security committee, a […]

Pride Uganda 2016 Announcement

The reason for this post is to announce that Pride Uganda 2016 will be streamed live again this year. Please stay tuned to the page for further updates as the dates for the activities are upon us.

Born this day

Joseph Kawesi was born this day. She is an out transgender/AIDS activist born and raised in the Kampala slums of Bwaise who has dedicated her efforts to fight HIV/AIDS among the transgender women community in Uganda. She is a certified community peer educator and a paralegal. Kawesi and other LGBTI youth realized that there was […]

Born this day

Rukundo Mugisha Isaac commonly known as Zak among his fellow peers was born on this day. He is a passionate human rights activist who works as the Communications Officer for Spectrum Uganda Initiatives Incorporated an organization that advocates for health/human rights of MSM  in Uganda. He holds a degree in International Business from Makerere University Business […]

Born this Day

Tony Rowe was born this day. He is an American IT expert that has dedicated himself on bettering the lives of minorities both in his homeland and Africa. For your will to make our lives better, Kuchu Times celebrates you.

#UgandaIsOrlando: Uganda’s LGBTI Community Holds Vigil to Mourn the Victims of the Orlando Shooting

To show their love and support during this hard time, the Ugandan LGBTI community held a vigil on 18/6/2016 at the Chapter Four office premises. Despite the heavy down pour, the event organized by Kuchu Times Media Group, saw a number of LGBTI identifying persons and allies of the community come together to pay their respects to the innocent souls that were lost in the tragic shooting.



By Ambrose Barigye Background Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, “the Day of the Festival of Patrick”), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland. Saint Patrick’s Day was made […]

Ugandan LGBTI wins award in UK

Abbey Kiwanuka Ugandan refugee in the United Kingdom and the Chief Executive of the African LGBTI organisation Out and Proud Diamond Group wins an award for his work towards eliminating the stigma attached to HIV and the LGBTI community.


SCHOLARSHIP OFFERING: Call for Applications for Shambhala Scholarships

The scholarships are available for undergrad or post-grad tertiary education study where the chosen field of study will equip the student to pursue a career with the objective of business leadership. There are no set rules about the study and the students are to motivate why their chosen field of study fits with the organisation’s objectives.


The mental health program uses counselling and counsellor-led activities such as group therapies. We are looking for a psychologist to lead mental health activities. The successful candidate will undergo probation for a period of three months (October 2016- December 2016); after which he/she will be our lead counsellor in the mental health programs in 2017 upon satisfactory performance.