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Refugees at Tense Uganda Camp Share Plight with UN Official

Refugees at Tense Uganda Camp Share Plight with UN Official

At the Nyumanzi Transit Center in northern Uganda, refugees greet U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi with song and dance, as well as with tales of food shortages and poor living conditions.

Grandi is …

African Film Industry Pros Learn From Hollywood

African Film Industry Pros Learn From Hollywood

Nigerian actress Olajumoke Bello Aruwajoye had an “out-of-body” experience when she arrived in Hollywood.
“It’s surreal, it’s amazing, it’s exciting for me because I never thought I would be here,” she said.
Aruwajoye is one …

Uganda: The Psychological Effects of Rape

Uganda: The Psychological Effects of Rape

The crime of rape often has profound psychological effects on the rape survivor and may explain the behaviour of the victim during and after the incident.

And so when a Ms K reported that Jacob …

Uganda: UPDF Officer Kills in-Law, Commits SuicideUganda: UPDF Officer Kills in-Law, Commits SuicideUganda: UPDF Officer Kills in-Law, Commits SuicideUganda: UPDF Officer Kills in-Law, Commits Suicide

Uganda: UPDF Officer Kills in-Law, Commits SuicideUganda: UPDF Officer Kills in-Law, Commits SuicideUganda: UPDF Officer Kills in-Law, Commits SuicideUganda: UPDF Officer Kills in-Law, Commits Suicide

A woman has been confirmed dead in Kigumba Town Council, Kiryandongo District, after being shot by a Uganda People’s Defence Forces officer.

After shooting the woman, the officer shot himself and died instantly.

It is …

Uganda: Soldier Kills 7 in Kampala Barracks

Uganda: Soldier Kills 7 in Kampala Barracks

Female soldier among the dead in Makindye military police barracks

– Army says killer Sgt Isaac Obua could have had ‘marital problems’

– Dismisses social media rumours that Obua was resisting arrest over rebel links

Africa: Migrant Deaths in Mediterranean ‘Hit 10,000’

Africa: Migrant Deaths in Mediterranean ‘Hit 10,000’

More than 10,000 people have died crossing the Mediterranean to Europe since 2014, the UN said Tuesday, as the EU unveiled fresh plans to stem the migrant flow from Africa.

Following a rash of deadly …

A tale of three boxing brothers (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

A tale of three boxing brothers (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

In 1990, Charles Lubulwa (Lightweight), Fred Muteweta (Bantam) and Robert Lukanga (Featherweight) became the first brothers to be part of the Ugandan national boxing team at a major tournament. The trio represented the nation at …

Dangers of politicising crime preventers (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Dangers of politicising crime preventers (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister, Gen Kahinda Otafiire, was recently quoted as having told crime preventers that it was their duty to ensure the hard-earned political stability is not erased by candidates whom he allegedly …

Week of mockery, limelight for Abim Hospital nurses (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Week of mockery, limelight for Abim Hospital nurses (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

When this newspaper screamed with a headline that President Museveni had in a meeting told party officials he agrees for the first time with FDC presidential flag bearer, Dr Kizza Besigye that Resident District Commissioners …

Police On Spot Over Brutality (allAfrica.com)

Police On Spot Over Brutality (allAfrica.com)

‘We come in and disperse them: Violations of the right to freedom of assembly by the Ugandan police ‘. This is the title of the report launched on Dec. 07 by Amnesty International, a global …

Man jailed 11 months for murdering wife (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Man jailed 11 months for murdering wife (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

GULU- Gulu High Court Resident Judge Margaret Mutonyi on Wednesday sentenced a 52-year- old man to 11 months in prison for killing his wife. Court reached the decision after the accused, the deceased’s relatives and …

How Rugunda, Oguttu Agreed to Eject Army From Elections (allAfrica.com)

How Rugunda, Oguttu Agreed to Eject Army From Elections (allAfrica.com)

In a rare bipartisan agreement announced on Tuesday afternoon, prime minister Ruhakana Rugunda and leader of opposition Wafula Oguttu agreed to lock serving soldiers and crime preventers out of the 2016 elections. The announcement was …

Director-General Mkuseli Apleni – Visa Regulations Briefing [press release] (allAfrica.com)

Director-General Mkuseli Apleni – Visa Regulations Briefing [press release] (allAfrica.com)

Address by Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni at the briefing of stakeholders on visa regulations, Sandton CEO of Ernst & Young DG of the Department of Tourism Stakeholders and partners Colleagues and friends, Greetings to …