Angelo Izama is a Ugandan journalist, writer, analyst and frequent contributor on current affairs for local and international publications and broadcasters. After over a decade and a half as a journalist, Mr. Izama’s interests have spanned national and regional security, political economy and international organisations as well as rights associated with free expression. He is presently researching a book on the political economy of decision-making in Uganda’s oil sector and is a co-founder of a Ugandan think-tank, Fanaka Kwa Wote. A recipient of several fellowships including the Knight Fellowship at Stanford University and the Open Society Fellowship, Mr. Izama focuses on how effective public knowledge can affect economic and political outcomes in Uganda and within the East African region. He splits his time between Kampala, Palo Alto and Abu Dhabi.