Uganda’s Museveni on the defensive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has described those complaining about the high cost of living in the country as sick people. Presiding over the national celebrations to mark the international youth day in Arua town, the president said those complaining are against development. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on [...]

Slums surround Uganda’s capital city

Uganda’s capital city Kampala is gradually turning into a slum city. With all modern facelifts the city is surrounded by so many slums which are fighting to take over its presence. Slums such as Bwaise, Katwe, Kisenyi, Kibuli, Katanga, Nakulabye, Naguru II and many others are really less developed but are all in Kampala. But [...]

Uganda’s largest Owino market burnt to ashes

Uganda’s largest Owino market, for the second time has been burnt to ashes causing a loss of billions to over 30000 market traders. On Sunday night the fire started consuming the market at a very high speed. Uganda police and fire fighters were seen on the scene but still nothing was recovered. Over 30,000 traders [...]

Africa’s children: famine and drought

The drought that has stricken much of Africa, particularly Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Djibouti and Kenya, has now left at least 500,000 children malnourished and at great risk of death.  According to Anthony Lake, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) executive director, children who are the worse affected by drought plagued famine, are suffering from ‘severe acute malnutrition, whose [...]

Case of Jean Uwinkindi referred for trial to the Republic of Rwanda

The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda today referred the case of Jean Uwinkindi to the Republic of Rwanda to be tried in the Rwandan national court system under Rule 11 bis, marking the first time in the Tribunal’s history it has done so. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on [...]

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