· December, 2005

Stories about Uganda from December, 2005

Uganda: Travels In

30 December 2005

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50 minutes from Nairobi to Entebbe. From there an less than an hour to Kampala

Uganda: Travels In

30 December 2005

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50 minutes from Nairobi to Entebbe. From there an less than an hour to Kampala

Uganda: Travels In

30 December 2005

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50 minutes from Nairobi to Entebbe. From there an less than an hour to Kampala

Uganda: Sweden withholds aid

20 December 2005

Uganda-CAN reports that Sweden is withholding $5million in Aid from Uganda because of concerns over the transistion to multi-party democracy. It will instead give $3million in humanitarian aid to agencies working in the north of the country.

Uganda: Jewish community

  14 December 2005

Mzansi Afrika has a post on the Jewish community in Uganda..”I had no idea that Uganda is home to a small ethnic Jewish community. They live in the eastern Ugandan town of Mbale and are known as the Abayudaya, which is the Luganda word for Jews.The community was founded by...

Uganda: first ladies in politics

7 December 2005

East African Peripetatic writes on the two Ugandan first ladies who have decided to become involved in politics….”Janet (for MP) and Miria (for President) These two women in Uganda have decided to get into active politics. One might wonder why I just bring this as if it is an issue....

Kiswahili blogoshere this week

  2 December 2005

Mawazo na Mawaidha writes about the new Bob Marley CD. He specifically likes the song, Slogan, one of seven songs found in Marley’s working room. The song, which features Eric Clapton on guitar, was produced by Bob Marley’s children, Stephen and Ziggy. Dira Yangu, writing from Uganda, asks his readers...

Uganda: Release Besigye

1 December 2005

The Coalition for Darfur reports that the Pan African Parliament has “passed a resolution calling for the immediate and unconditional release of the jailed leader of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Col. Dr Kizza Besigye”

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