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"African Role Models 2014" - RUTH AINE TINDYEBWA

Ruth is a Ugandan freelance blogger. Originally a journalist by profession with a background of Broadcast Media, she started out in Radio as a news anchor, reporter and program producer. She has since become a freelance online journalist and youth activist. She runs a personal blog; IN DEPTH which is at

She was the first East and Southern and African recipient of the Heinz Kuhn Stiftung Journalism Award 2011 in over 13 years. She also featured as a One Young World Ambassador for Uganda for the year 2013.

Ruth is a founding member of Youth for Results which is a youth initiative that is built along the management for results platform run by Africa Community of Practice [AfCop] a project run by the Africa Development Bank. She also serves as the Ugandan correspondent for Youth Hub Africa at, an online forum that celebrates and equips African youth to be leaders and innovators.


  1. Great! I'd like to share a little bit.Ruth Aine Tindyebwa is an Ugandan female blogger and writer. Her hobbies range from ladies and their utilization of ICT to environmental change and youth strengthening. Ruth is the main HEINZ KÜHN East African Scholar in excess of 11 years. She adores composing and gathering new individuals. She is persuaded that 'young are surely the eventual fate of Africa. Anyway they have got to trust in themselves'. Thanks all.:)
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  2. Indeed. Her prominence, especially on social media platforms, continues to grow. She is a thought leader amongst the young African professionals that are already bearing the weight of the continent on their shoulders. A worthy role-model indeed!


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