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In June of last year, when Kyagulanyi unexpectedly won a seat in Uganda's Parliament, the anti-establishment pop star instantly became a political hero to his fans, and a target for the ... His grandfather fought during Uganda's civil war and his father was a political activist who often spent time in jail.
He fled Congo aged 10 with his father during the second Congo war in 2000, and came to Kampala four years ago. Originally a singer, he learned to use production software six months ago and is pursuing a childhood dream to produce a new sound he calls “Congo techno” – an amalgam of soukous and ...
In the Acholi region of Northern Uganda, where Neko lives, 85% of land is 'customary land' – inheritance follows a traditional set of rules and practices. Uganda map 2 Much of Northern Uganda like the towns of Lira and Gulu, as well as villages near them, were heavily impacted by the civil war. Source: ...
... 40 of the children were back in South Sudan during the school break, civil war broke out. The situation in Juba, the capital city, and throughout the country went from difficult to untenable. Now, says Miller-Forshtat, “We no longer transport children from Uganda to South Sudan, only in the other direction.”.
“This is the first time I've fled DRC”, explains 53 year-old Imani who lived through the war in Ituri, in DRC, in the 2000s. “It's different this time. In the 2000s our homes were torched too, but we were able to go back to our villages. Now people are being hunted down and killed. The attackers chase us with ...

March 13, 2018 (MOYO/JUBA) - The Uganda army (UPDF) has heavily deployed along its border with South Sudan and intensified surveillance, a day after a ... vice president, Riek Machar declined the approach, insisting the High-level Revitalization forum was the best chance to end the ongoing civil war.
With Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) chased out of Uganda and Dominic Ongwen, one of his top honchos, being prosecuted at The Hague over war crimes, peace is back. Northern Uganda is thriving. And poverty there, according to statistics from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), ...
Unlike Kayihura, who is a decorated war army general and member of Museveni's trusted inner circle who was parachuted into the police force in 2005, Okoth-Ochola is a career cop with 30 years on the force and rising through the ranks since joining as a non-commissioned officer in 1988. Although he ...
The movie titled 27 guns and due to be released in two months is about Kainembabazi's father, President Museveni and the bush war that brought him to power in 1986. ... He added that the production company has sought relevant permission from the Uganda police and the Kampala Capital City Authority.
Dr. Sabastaino Rwengao, he heads a team of researchers addressing mechanisms for Resolving both Intra-State and Inter-State Conflicts Arising From Oil and Gas Developments in the Albertine Rift Valley. Login to license this image from 1$. In short. Dr. Rwengabo, an expert in conflict processes, ...
As Congolese fleeing attacks in the northeastern Ituri province continue to stream into neighbouring Uganda, an outbreak of cholera with a worryingly high mortality rate is hampering efforts to respond to the ... Uganda hosts some 1.4 million refugees, about a third of whom fled the civil war in South Sudan.
... histories of four African nations from widely separated corners of the continent: Uganda, Nigeria, Mauritania and Somalia. Conscious of the alliances among many terrorist groups like Al Shabaab, Al Qaeda and Boko Haram, she has traveled widely on the continent, concentrating on the wars' effects upon ...
Ladege was born in the capital of Sudan, Juba, on Jan. 1, 1990. He and his family settled in a refugee camp in Uganda within the same year. He immigrated to the United States in 1999 with his brother, sister and grandparents in October 1999 when he was nine years old. His father had died in the ...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A chance an encounter between a student at Colorado State University and a campus janitor lead to the creation of a brand new school house in war torn Uganda. It started 3 years when Laura Schreck ran into Robert Serunjogi while waiting for a ride. She struck up a conversation ...
While supporting himself and his family as a school teacher, IGG founded Ramon Film Productions (the name is derived from his grandmothers, Rachel and Monica, who raised him and saw the family safely thru Uganda's civil war). Based in the small home he shares with his wife and co-editor, Harriet, and ...
Kenyi, 17, and his younger brothers and sisters are among more than 5,000 unaccompanied South Sudanese refugee children who have fled their country's civil war and arrived in Uganda without parents. In July, they left their village with their uncle and walked for seven terrifying days until they reached ...

A study the year the war ended found that northern Uganda had the highest rate of post-traumatic stress (54 percent) and depression (67 percent) ever recorded among displaced and conflict-affected populations anywhere in the world. It found that women were twice as likely to show symptoms of PTSD ...
Kampala — Legal representatives of more than 2,300 victims of the 20-year insurgency in Acholi sub-region have disowned the Acholi War Debt Claimants Association, calling it a 'ghost group". This comes after the association led by Mr Noah Opwonya petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca ...
The UNHCR has reported that over 22 000 people have fled from DRC to neighbouring Uganda as ethnic violence in the north-east of Congo surges. Picture: MSF/Supplied ... During the last civil war in the DRC similar clashes killed thousands off Hema and Lendu before the war ended in 2003. Millions ...
Helen Epstein's new book, “Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda, and the War on Terror,” is dense with detailed and fascinating accounts of events in Ugandan history and politics and those of neighboring nations. I'm familiar with much of it, but there's also much I hadn't known, some I disagree with, and ...
The government is to conduct a study to determine the number of children born of sexual violence in northern Uganda, a senior official has disclosed. Margaret Ajok, the national advisor of transitional justice at the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS), regretted that there was stigma against children born of ...
Agnes Igoye works as Uganda's Deputy National Coordinator for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons. She also initiated the Huts for Peace program with the Clinton Global Initiative. Here, Igoye tells us about the start of the idea: visiting a community in Uganda where 15 women had become homeless ...
Created in the ninteenth century by Belgian imperialists, the country was ruled during the cold war by the flamboyant, leopardskin-draped dictator Mobutu Sese Seko, who, in exchange for ... Most of the dirty work was done by Congolese proxy forces armed, trained, and supported by Uganda and Rwanda.
In Manyu, a region at the epicentre of the conflict, separatists block roads with tyres and tree trunks to ambush and attack military bases. ... formal fighter camp has been identified, but according to several witnesses interviewed by AFP, young refugees are performing black magic rituals to prepare for war.
Speaking in Luweero District, the cradle of the guerilla war that brought him to power some 32 years ago, the President, for the first time, also publicly addressed the teething problem of infighting among Uganda's security chiefs, the frosty Uganda-Rwanda relations and allegations of espionage.
“They started a childcare organization to look after the orphans and vulnerable children because at the time Uganda was going through an AIDS epidemic and the children were being orphaned from war.” Naijuka said there has been 89 choirs in total that have traveled the world since 1994 to spread the ...
Uganda claims to house 1.4 million refugees, a million of whom have fled the ongoing civil war in South Sudan. The concern over numbers is not new, and donors are demanding the implementation of a UN-controlled biometric system of refugee identification. The UN's top official in Uganda, Rosa Malango ...
Ugandan banks are in a spot of bother as the international community moves to tighten sanctions against the warring factions in South Sudan. Any move against the warring parties in South Sudan seen as the stumbling blocks to peace moves, are likely to affect commercial banks in Uganda and Tanzania ...
Security officials allege that the conflict in South Sudan is helping to arm criminal groups who smuggle illegal weapons into Uganda through the porous border points of Elegu in Amuru District and Ngomoromo, Aweno-Olwiyo and Waligo, all in Lamwo District. The criminal gangs later use the weapons to ...
Sakuragi, 40, who has been taking photos in Africa since 2001 and published a photo essay in August 2011 about children living through Uganda's civil war, says she embarked on the cinema stars project after getting financial backing from people moved by the photos and poignant stories from her essay.
Each day Johnson drives far out into the bush of northern Uganda to provide lifesaving health care to scores of children suffering from a baffling condition ... as many of the thousands of children affected live in Uganda's remote north, a land at peace but struggling with the legacy of long years of civil war.
Uganda has been fomenting unrest in South Sudan, which sits across its northern border and is embroiled in a bitter civil war that has displaced 2 million, according to Archbishop John Baptist Odama of Gulu. Speaking at the reopening.
Other districts hosting refugees in Uganda are Arua, Moyo and Adjumani. “For over fifty years, the people of South Sudan have not witnessed or enjoyed peace in their country,” said Odama, adding “The leaders must end the greed that is forcing them into war, but accept to work peacefully towards ...
Uganda, which sent troops to fight on the side of the government of South Sudan in the early stages of the war, is still feeding the conflict with weapons, said Richard Downie, deputy director of the Africa program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, who visited the region in January. Uganda ...
Kenya and Uganda are aiding to prolong the four-year-old civil war in South Sudan by serving as conduits for arms to combatants, a United Nations official said on Monday. "The responsibility to prevent atrocities is regional and international," Adama Dieng, the UN special advisor for prevention of genocide ...
... early Monday, “five charges were preferred against the accused persons, of which four are criminal offences of failure to protect war material while the ... indicates that the offences are contrary to Section 122(1) and (2)(h) and (i) of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) Act, 2005 and Section 161.
The failure to protect war materials attracts a maximum sentence of death while that of being in possession of military stores attracts a life sentence. The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) Monday referred the case of Kitatta and 12 others to the Unit Disciplinary Court (UDC) of Uganda Peoples' ...
Adama Dieng is the U.N. secretary-general's special adviser for the prevention of genocide. He told VOA's South Sudan in Focus program Monday that Uganda and Kenya are contributing to the conflict. "Although the responsibility is to protect the population in South Sudan, the timely responsibility lies with ...
President Yoweri Museveni has been sucked into an on-going internet deal war between his cabinet ministers and some government agencies. ... Museveni ordered all government ministries and agencies to henceforth procure all their internet services from the highly indebted Uganda Telecom (UTL).
Museveni and Saleh in the early years of the Bush War that brought the NRA/NRM to power in 1986.Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Exactly 32 years ago on this day, the National Resistance Army (NRA) handed the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA) regime a crashing defeat, taking over ...
Muhamud Abdallah, the founder of the pressure group, said the designed pots with national colours are a sign of Uganda's liberation from the colonial ... Onzima Samir, the leader of a bodaboda group in Awindiri, said he has never experienced war because he was born in President Museveni's regime.
There's nothing infuriating than someone taking credit for your work. We've all had this happen at one point or another: you share an idea with a colleague and then hear them repeat it in a meeting; you stay late to finish a presentation yet your team member accepts all the praise; you lead a long overdue ...
Sakuragi, 40, who has been taking photos in Africa since 2001 and published a photo essay in August 2011 about children living through Uganda's civil war, said she embarked on the cinema stars project after getting financial backing from people moved by the photos and poignant stories from her essay.
According to the army, it is fighting the Ugandan Islamist rebels of the Allied Democratic Force (ADF) in North Kivu, while battling the Congolese Yakutumba militia several hundred kilometres away in South Kivu. “Our priorities are: the ADF, settled in the territory of Beni, and the armed group Yakutumba in ...
Beating Captain America: Civil War's record in 2016, Fandango reports results from a user survey, stating Black Panther was 2018's second most-anticipated movie after Avengers: Infinity War. One up-and-coming actor who will star alongside Lupita Nyong'o, Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan (to name a few) is ...
Kinshasa - The defence minister for the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday said the army was waging 'war' against two militia forces in the country's troubled east. ... North Kivu and South Kivu - the two provinces which border Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania - are a deeply troubled region.
Civilians have fled to neighboring Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, raising the number crossing borders to escape South Sudan's war to 2 million and exacerbating what the United Nations in March called the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis. Aid groups have appealed for $1.72 billion ...
Researchers have found only six examples of entire animal populations being destroyed by war. A large group of giraffes in a Uganda park, for example, died out between 1983 and 1995 during two civil wars. The new study examined the entire African continent over 65 years. The researchers looked at 10 ...
Most of these were related to the Ugandan involvement in the Congo Wars fought between 1996 and 2003 and, more recently, Uganda's pursuit of the Lord's Resistance Army. Both experiences showed that the Ugandan air force needed a long-range, multi-role fighter-bomber – simply because of the ...


 

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