· April, 2006

Stories about Uganda from April, 2006

Uganda: War in the North

  27 April 2006

Uganda-CAN posts an interview with Geoffrey Oryema, the founder and director of the Acholi Youth Leadership Program (AYLP) in Gulu. The AYLP was set up to provide support to young people affected by 20 years of war.

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

  17 April 2006

Zimbabwe: This is Zimbabwe is involved in a battle of semantics with Eddie cross after the former published this post which questioned some of the numbers put forth by the latter in this post after the MDC congress in Harare. Said Eddie Cross in response to the criticism, We are...

African music (#6)

  11 April 2006

Coupé-Décalé? I went blank when my lady friend Tchi asked if I knew about Coupé-Décalé. A wiki entry for Coupé-Décalé provides a brief definition: “The Coupe-Decale created by Doucoure during the militaro-political crisis in Cote d'Ivoire,reflects the aspirations of the Ivorian youth. Coupe-Decale is a very melodious and percussive African...

DRC: Western Media, Foreign Meddlers and Elections

  10 April 2006

Heavy-Handed Transition Partners Several bloggers resent the involvement of foreign transition partners and other neighboring countries whom they find heavy-handed in the electoral process. Le Blog du Congolais posted a UDPS declaration to that effect: Le processus électoral, financé et piloté par la communauté internationale a cessé d’être une affaire...

Uganda: Kalangala by boat

5 April 2006

Ugandan blog Undo describes a journey by boat to Uganda's Kalangala district (a group of 84 Ssese Islands)

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

  3 April 2006

Zimbabwe: After long silence Manulite is back blogging again! In his very first post, Manu recounts having a bad day, There are times when you think you are having a very, very bad day. Then there are times when bad days are in season. Of course bad days can be...