· February, 2006

Stories about Uganda from February, 2006

Uganda: Museveni wins

  27 February 2006

Jewels in the Jungle reports on the Ugandan elections won by Yoweri Museveni and writes “Museveni's win leaves Western donors in a dilemma. Unhappy that the constitution was changed to allow him to run for a third term, they were further infuriated by the brief detention of Besigye prior to...

Uganda: rappers

  24 February 2006

Kikuyumoja’s realm post some videos of Ugandan rappers “the next generation in Uganda“

Uganda: Child Soldiers

  22 February 2006

Uganda-CAN reports from the Northern region on the plight of child soldiers. Even after being rescued and returned home, the children still suffer from being stigmatised by their own families and friends.

  9 February 2006

Musengeshi Katata comments (FR) on Amely-James Koh Bela's book on African prostitution in the West at Forum Realisance: “Can one really defend values that are everyday assaulted and eroded by poverty? … Without a battle against poverty including against western exploitation and the depravation of African economies, without a protracted...

Uganda: Fire in refugee town

6 February 2006

Uganda-Can reports on a fire in Northern Uganda that has left more than a 100 people dead. The town is home to civilians displaced by the LRA rebellion and government policy. Fires are commonplace northern Uganda’s crowded IDP camps, and leave thousands of already-destitute civilian IDPs homeless each year.

Uganda: matters of concern

2 February 2006

Ngomrom writes on the various things that are happening in Uganda that are cause for concern such as a speeding army truck that dispersed supporters of the opposition; On the military side: Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who heads a regiment of the Presidential Guard Brigade is Museveni's own son. This is the...