What it will take to make Ugandan laws up to date (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

The government is in the process of reforming laws governing the conduct of civil and criminal matters so as to modernise the justice system and make the legal system competitive, affordable and result oriented. To achieve this, several steps have been taken. What has been done? During the consultation, Plea Bargaining, appeals, re- engineering of court…


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 […]