Uganda Youth Essay Competition

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Are you a Ugandan aspiring writer? aged 12 - 25 years? Here is your chance to participate in essay writing competitions and add your voice to the Ugandan conversation also and stand a chance to win prizes.


Participate in Essay Challenges Posted on our website.


Look out for poetic challenges and participate for a chance to win prizes.

Short Stories

Look out for calls on short stories.


Sometimes we want to go back to the past and so we may request you to write childhood folktales.

Current Writing Challenges

Winning Essays

What it’s all about! One of the things that make Uganda truly unique is its people and their deep-rooted sense of community. …

Winning Essay:

Youth skills development, poverty, and unemployment are prominent global concerns in Africa as a continent where the population of young people between the ages of 15–24

Education continues to be a fundamental pillar for sustainable development; this argument is supported by the tremendous contribution made by educated people as well as institutions of learning at different levels in my community.

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome better known as HIV/AIDS is one of the most catastrophic conditions caused by a viral infection with the HIV virus. In Uganda, close to 900,000 people


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Cash prizes, social media mentions, win a tablet, get published.


Enter in any challenge but only submit one entry per challenge.


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