Tag Archives: Uganda

Uganda Separatism: Acholi’s Seek to Form New Nile Republic

After many years of civil war caused by the Lord’s Resistance Army under Joseph Kony in northern Uganda, the most affected people, the Acholi, are raising the issue of whether they should remain part of the country. Through their lawmakers … Continue reading

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Africa news in brief

Here we round up some of the stories that have caught our interest in recent weeks: Ghanaians take sanitation into their own hands: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2012/nov/13/ghana-loo-sanitation-poo-political?INTCMP=SRCH Uganda’s gorillas enjoy a much needed renaissance: http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Uganda-now-home-to-half-the-world-s-gorillas–says-report/-/688334/1619390/-/uamo36/-/index.html Interesting article by Alexander Dziadosz on the realities … Continue reading

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Danger of landslides in eastern Uganda

Danger of landslides in eastern Uganda by Kisaka Robinson In March 2010 Uganda started to experience massive landslides. That year over 100 people died and survivors were displaced to new areas which were more stable. Since then people have been … Continue reading

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Africa news in brief

Some links to recent stories of interest: Following Spanish Pime Minister Rajoy’s bizarre, euro-centric assertion that ‘Spain is not Uganda’ with regards to its failing economy and the bailout the BBC compares the two countries: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18408448 A new low-cost Airline … Continue reading

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Perspectivesonafrica at the Conference of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism

On 27-29 March 2012, two co-authors of this blog, Aidan Stonehouse and Vincent Hiribarren gave a paper at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism. Aidan Stonehouse: ‘All this is Buganda Kingdom’: Secession, Conflict … Continue reading

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Kony2012 and The Reality Of Northern Uganda

Our very own Ugandan correspondent, Kisaka Robinson, analyses the recent Kony2012 internet phenomenon and highlights the real problems affecting northern Uganda currently: Recently the organization ‘Invisible Children’ launched a 30-minutes documentary entitled, Kony 2012.The documentary is full of tears and misery … Continue reading

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Kony2012

So, Kony2012, the viral video produced by the organisation ‘Invisible Children” aimed ostenisbly at raising awareness of the need to capture the Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony and bring him to justice has today gone mega being viewed millions … Continue reading

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