Mega FM in Gulu joins Trac FM

Trac FM is proud to include the Gulu based radio station as one of its partners. Afa-ei Nicky, the program manager of Mega FM, is very involved in the formulation of the poll questions run on the station, focusing on issues relevant to the immediate community.

Why are Uganda's drainage systems inefficient?

In September 2014, a motorcycle rider and his passenger died as a result of being washed away by floods into an open draining channel. This, sadly, is not uncommon. During heavy rainfall, there is frequent flooding and risk of accidents as a result of Uganda's poor draining system.

KKCR in Kibaale carries out its first polls

Kibaale Kagadi Community Radio (KKCR) on 91.7FM is based in Kibaale region. Using the Trac FM software, they run their first polls on August 25th 2014. 

Increasing domestic violence in Uganda

Uganda's State Minister for Gender and Culture, Rukia Nakadama, has on public occasions lamented the high rate of gender based violence towards women. A recent poll run in Arua gives testament to her claims of the rise of this vice.

Trac FM selected for Multiple Journalism Initiative

Multiple Journalism believes journalism of the digital age is not a threat to the independence and quality of professional journalism, but a liberation from corporate control.

Trac FM is proud to have been selected as one of the case studies for the Multiple Journalism initiative.

On teenage pregnancy in Uganda - 49% of girls under 18 are lured into marriage

Members of parliament want the consent age in Uganda to be increased to 21 yrs from 18 years. The MPs say that teenagers over indulge in sexual activities and yet for some of the girls their bodies are not yet fully developed to have a baby!

World Radio Day Poll Question: Opinions of Ugandans

To many people in Uganda, radio is the first thing in the morning and last thing in the night. Radio has become a very important tool in our day-to-day life because its a source of news, entertainment and for many, radio enables them to participate in discussions. Radio is also a very portable tool and some people admit they love it because of this fact.
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Valerie Amos UN OCHA highlights Trac FM in speech

 "To be effective we must listen to people (...) using for example TRAC FM to conduct country-wide citizen centred interactive radio polls."

Valerie Amos, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, About TRAC FM, Speech at Canadian Humanitarian Conference, 5 December 2015