Will 10th Parliament Be Any Different? [opinion] (allAfrica.com)

The work of assembling Uganda’s next parliament, the 10th since independence, begins today, December 2, with nominations. Although President Museveni has reduced my appetite for politics, I will still present myself for nomination at Wakiso district headquarters this morning. Five of the nine parliaments have served under Gen Yoweri Museveni. Here we are talking about the…


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 […]