· September, 2009

Stories about Uganda from September, 2009

Uganda: “We Want Obama” Campaign Launched

  20 September 2009

A campaign called “We Want Obama” is launched in Uganda: “Today, Invisible Children launched a new “We Want Obama” campaign focused on getting President Obama to go on the record committing the United States to take urgent action to end escalating LRA violence in central Africa.”

Uganda: Kampala is thriving

  20 September 2009

Scarlett Lion writes about her return to Kampala, Uganda from Monrovia, Liberia: “On Wednesday afternoon, I left Monrovia and flew to Kampala. I’m seeing this place with different eyes. What before looked shoddy and inefficient now looks like a thriving African city with a robust economy. I can’t believe how...

Uganda: Family statement of the abduction of journalist

  20 September 2009

Buganda Post publishes a statement about the abduction of Ugandan journalist: “The Serumaga family has published a statement which describes in detail the events surrounding the abduction, torture and medical mistreatment of popular Muganda journalist, Kalundi Serumaga, by Uganda’s NRM government from September 11 through 15, 2009″

Africa: Has Seacom changed anything?

  13 September 2009

TechMasai writes a post about Seacom, the East African undersea cable in a post titled, “A Month Has Passed After Seacom Arrived, Has Anything Actually Changed?”

Uganda: Nine Dead in Kampala Riots

  11 September 2009

Riots in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, have led to the deaths of at least nine people (BBC) as members of the Baganda ethnic group clashed with police and military forces on Thursday and Friday.

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