The Institute for Policy Studies in collaboration with Friends of the Congo take a retrospective look at the twenty years since the overthrow of the US backed and maintained dictator of then Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko.
Hear ActionAid Uganda’s Executive Director,Arthur Larok speak about “Fighting corruption and advocating for public investment in communities.”
God Loves Uganda takes an extraordinary look at the influence of conservative American evangelicals on Ugandan society.
Kaganga John acts locally to promote sustainable development in his Ugandan village, but he thinks globally.
The truth may still be overshadowed by the hype of Invisible Children’s “Cover the Night” event.
The issues addressed and distorted in that video may seem like old news in the United States, but they are going to be pressing and current for many years to come for Uganda and its neighbors.
Should we let the truth get in the way of a good story?
The controversial video provides a Twitter-like view of Uganda, political history, and U.S. foreign policy.
The “Kony 2012” campaign went viral, while making a call for military to support for a failed regime in Uganda. Watch this discussion on social media and African politics in PBS NewsHour.
Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?
The United States is ultimately chasing al-Qaeda, not the LRA, in East Africa. And this may end up abetting Yoweri Museveni’s crackdown on Ugandan democracy.
Uganda is sitting on a lot of oil. Will its future be more like Nigeria or Norway?
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s violent crackdown of ongoing protests is creating an uncomfortable situation for the United States, which views Museveni as a key regional ally.
Being gay in Uganda is tough. Being a gay activist in Uganda is much tougher.
The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) released the official “Report of the Mapping Exercise” in October 2010. The report documents “the most serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed within the territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between March 1993 and June 2003”. U.S. tax dollars fund U.S. allies Rwanda and Uganda, which are deeply implicated in these mass atrocities, crimes against humanity, war crimes and possibly genocide in the Congo.