Uganda

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 27th, 2014
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By Matt Petronzio Time is dwindling to meet the Millennium Development Goals, the United Nations’ blueprint to tackle an array of large-scale global problems by a target date of 2015. One of those goals, eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, has seen progress, but there’s still work to ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Jun 24th, 2014
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Belayneh Abate Ninety nine percent of the humans’ gene has counterpart in the rats’ gene. This fact demonstrates how strongly rats are genetically related to humans. More importantly, this genetic relationship heralds what a negligible gene difference exists among us. Despite this strong ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2014
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By Jörg Wiegratz Much has already been written about the standoff between Uganda and the West on the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Bill. For various analytical takes concerning the drivers, characteristics and repercussions of the bill see for instance here, here, here, and here. Given limited s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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Rwandans have been commemorating the 20th anniversary of the mass slaughter that convulsed their nation in 1994 and left a legacy of civil strife that is only now giving way to peace and development. IDEN WETHERELL Participants in the killings now live in peace alongside each other. Headed by Preside...
By IAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2014
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Joseph Kony Glen Ford President Obama orchestrated the Joseph Kony hysteria of 2011 as an excuse to send at least 100 US Special Forces troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, the Central African Republic and the new state of South Sudan.The tempo of US military occupation of Africa quick...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Apr 14th, 2014
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“Music is the most important part of Acholi culture. It is our tradition. Even war cannot take it away from us.” For the past twenty years, northern Uganda has been at war with a rebel force, the Lord’s Resistance Army (L.R.A), and the country’s children have been the greatest...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2014
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The welcoming of two former members of the RPF and current opponents to Kagame is believed to be the true and accurate reason Kagame shunned France from the commemoration ceremonies… Kagame and UN Chief Ban ki Moon (WASHINGTON DC) – In a surprising turn of events, President Paul Kagame of...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 8th, 2014
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By John Prendergast Twenty years after Rwanda’s horrors, there are signs of hope for a more effective international response to future genocides—but only if we recognize the evolution in genocidal tactics. Exactly 20 years ago, the sitting government in Rwanda commenced a genocide against minority Tu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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By Alex Ntung It was the middle of the night when we arrived in Kigali and the first thing that struck me about this war-devastated city was the continual yapping and barking of dogs. There were more strays than usual because so many had lost their owners; unfed, they wandered around fighting with ea...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Apr 7th, 2014
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She lost her baby daughter and her right hand to a manic killing spree. He wielded the machete that took both. Now this woman and man work together on a group for genocide survivors. By: Jason Straziuso The Associated Press, Published on Sun Apr 06 2014 NYAMATA, RWANDA—She lost her baby daughter and ...