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 are “useless”, the President in a subsequent press conference reminded journalists to take remedial classes in English. He asserted he was…

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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 […]