Uganda

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 28th, 2014
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Nearly 1,000 illegal African immigrants in Israel on Friday staged a march towards the southern border with Egypt to protest against living conditions in their internment camp, public radio reported. Israeli soldiers stopped the demonstrators, most from Eritrea and Sudan, nearly 300 metres (yards) fr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 2nd, 2014
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By Bert Ingelaere & Marijke Verpoorten April 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, in which hundreds of thousands of Rwandans, mostly ethnic Tutsi, were killed by the Hutu-dominated government. The Rwandan conflict cycle of the 1990s included civil war, reprisal killings ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2014
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– By Michael Medley Warnings of a looming famine begin early in the year, and intensify quickly. Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes; many are urban-dwellers, displaced into already-impoverished rural areas and overcrowded relief centres. Relief agencies which for yea...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 26th, 2014
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by Theophilus Ilevbare Hashtag online activism has continued to prove critics wrong in the amazingly unique way it amplifies disconsolate unheard minority voices, suppressed or subdued by a repressive and despotic government. It draws attention of millions to a horrific story. It gets better when wor...
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 IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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Is there foreign policy principle justifying Uganda’s military intervention in South Sudan civil war and under whose authority could the exercise be carried out? By Kuajien Lual Wechtuor International law’s non-intervention doctrine has not only been a comprehensive but `the United Nations General As...
By IAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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BY: Peter Gai Manyuon, SOUTH SUDAN Each and everyone globally knows about the genocide that has been carried out in Juba by President Kiir and his loyalists in Sudan people Liberation Army (SPLA) forces led by James Hoth Mai, Kuol Manyang, Malong Awan and etc…etc. However the killing, raping and tort...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 17th, 2014
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Homosexuality ‘not a serious crime’ says government official, in country where gay sex punishable by 15 years in prison. A planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia has been cancelled by the government, according to officials. In addition, a plan by the legislature to add gay sex to a list of cr...
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...