· September, 2005

Stories about Uganda from September, 2005

Uganda: New IDP camps

29 September 2005

Two new camps for internally displaced persons (IDP) are planned to cope with the humanitarian disaster in northern Uganda, reports UgandaCAN, adding that more than 1,000 people die each week in existing camps from disease, starvation, and violence.

D.R. Congo: What shall we do with the Lord's Resistance?

  28 September 2005

Congo Watch picks up a report saying that the Congolese army has vowed to disarm 400 Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) fighters who have crossed their border and were last seen subsisting in a national park. S/he also notes a recent post by Ngomrom mentioned on GV last week.

Uganda: Gulu Walk Day

26 September 2005

UgandaCAN is organizing an event called Gulu Walk Day in major cities across the world on Oct. 22 to campaign for peace in northern Uganda.

Sudan: Follow the crude

  22 September 2005

Ngomrom examines the death of Sudanese vice-president John Garang in a Ugandan helicopter crash , and the relationship between Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army and the possiblity of a seceded southern Sudan gaining possession of huge oil reserves.

Uganda: Stretching a point

20 September 2005

African Update lauds a report in the U.S. media asking what happened to the condoms in the Ugandan government's anti-HIV/AIDS strategy, but thinks that this may be one thing that can't be blamed on the Bush administration.

Uganda: Atrocities continue

20 September 2005

“The Ugandan military and the rebel Lord's Resistance Army continue to kill, rape and uproot civilians in northern Uganda with brazen impunity,” says a recent report from Human Rights Watch.

Uganda: Release the condoms

16 September 2005

Human Rights Watch posts an open letter signed by more than 100 groups and individuals inside and outside Uganda, calling on the governments of the United States and Uganda to stop undermining the country's once-successful HIV/AIDS prevention program.

In the Presidents’ shoes…

  14 September 2005

Mental Acrobatics challenges readers to identify Presidents Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania, Mwai Kibaki of Kenya and Yoweri Museveni of Uganda just from their shoes.

Uganda: Museveni and Sudan

13 September 2005

ngomrom comments on what Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni might have to lose from a peace settlement in neighboring Sudan.

Uganda: War ‘nearly over’

9 September 2005

Uganda CAN reports an announcement by Ugandan military spokesman Shaban Bantariza, to the effect that the war against the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the north of the country is nearing its end, but then points out that the end of the war has been imminent several times during the...

Uganda: Sexual politics

7 September 2005

Black Star Journal examines the relationship between a severe shortage of condoms in Uganda and the abstinence policies favoured by the Bush administration.

Uganda: Abducted girl found

2 September 2005

Uganda CAN reports on the reunion with her relatives of a 12 year-old Ugandan girl who went missing 18 months ago during a raid on her displaced persons’ camp by the Lord's Resistance Army.