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Wildlife Threats | Bushmeat ~ Chimpanzee and gorilla heads seized in Gabon

BBC | One of the biggest hauls of illegal ape parts in Central Africa has been seized by officials in Gabon, the global campaign group WWF says. Five people were arrested for the cache which included the head and hands of an en...


BBC ~ LRA: Ugandan bishop urges negotiated settlement

By Mike Wooldridge | BBC News, World affairs correspondent | A Ugandan Church leader who has played a key role in efforts to bring an end to the conflict involving the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has said military strate...



Massachusetts | Ugandan student thanks Field School community

By Koojo Mathew Apuuli | GateHouse News Service | WESTON — Note: The following was written by Koojo Mathew Apuuli to the Field School community, which has had a global connection to the Kasiisi School in western Uganda since ...



US official: Sudan not helping rebel leader Kony

By JASON STRAZIUSO, AP | JUBA, Sudan – The leader of the brutal rebel group the Lord’s Resistance Army has crossed back into Congo after having been in Sudan, a Ugandan official said Friday, while a U.S. official said h...


Elections | Besigye’s party denies copying Tory election manifesto

By Mike Pflanz, Nairobi | Daily Telegraph | Uganda’s main opposition leader has denied copying swathes of the British Conservative Party’s 2010 manifesto as he attempts to win power in elections next month. A spokes...



Photos: Airplane Types that have Landed at Entebbe Airport, 1950s and 1960s

Entebbe, UGANDA | Here is an amazing collection of photos depicting all sorts of interesting airplane models that have landed at Entebbe Airport since the 1950s. The collection was chronicled by Photographer, Daphne Seager and ...



Obama | Policy Document, Hunt for Kony and the LRA

(IRIN) | US President Barack Obama’s policy document on the Lord’s Resistance Army presented a blunt critique of the efforts to tackle the Ugandan rebel group, but some argue it contained little practical help to th...


Ugandan History | Henry Morton Stanley and Uganda ‘Pearl of Africa’

By Jonathan Musere | The original reference to Uganda as the “Pearl of Africa” seems to have began being strongly attributed to Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill during the past three to four decades in Uganda. In r...



Uganda aims to temper the rise of its ‘gutter press’

By Ioannis Gatsiounis | CS Monitor | Kampala, Uganda In order to temper the media sensationalism and obscenity it says has run rampant, Uganda's Ethics Ministry has introduced a bill that would broaden the definition of pornogr...


Doctors Without Borders | Women raped in mass attack in Congo

(CNN) | Dozens of women were raped in a coordinated attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo on New Year's Day, Doctors Without Borders said Thursday.



Will independence vote bring war or peace to south Sudan?

By Peter Martell, BBC News, Juba | It is a common message plastered on posters and banners here in the southern capital, Juba, as the war-damaged region prepares for a historic vote due on 9 January 2011. Excitement is high, wi...






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