Review: God Loves Uganda

Review: God Loves Uganda

God Loves Uganda takes an extraordinary look at the influence of conservative American evangelicals on Ugandan society.

Only Connect

Only Connect

Kaganga John acts locally to promote sustainable development in his Ugandan village, but he thinks globally.

Why Kony 2012 Fails

Why Kony 2012 Fails

The controversial video provides a Twitter-like view of Uganda, political history, and U.S. foreign policy.

Can Kony 2012 Make a Difference for Ugandan Youth?

Can Kony 2012 Make a Difference for Ugandan Youth?

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.

Target: Africa

Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?

Great Game in the Horn of Africa

Great Game in the Horn of 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: Ally Gone Bad?

Uganda: Ally Gone Bad?

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.

Briefing on the UN Mapping Exercise Report

Briefing on the UN Mapping Exercise Report

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.