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 the state prosecutor entered a plea bargain deal that saw his sentence reduced from murder to manslaughter. The accused, Mr Ensio…

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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 on a tour of Uganda’s overcrowded refugee centers. Since violence began last July, nearly 90,000 South Sudanese have crossed into […]

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 of a small handful of entertainment professionals from Africa who got a chance to come to Los Angeles for three […]