Ugandan Army Calls for Deployment of Interim Force Central African Republic

[Monitor] The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces has demanded the immediate deployment of an interim force to take over from the areas it has been occupying in the jungles of the Central African Republic to further weaken and defeat the remnants of the Lord…

[Monitor] The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces has demanded the immediate deployment of an interim force to take over from the areas it has been occupying in the jungles of the Central African Republic to further weaken and defeat the remnants of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ugandan Student Arrested Over ‘Kony Letter’

[Monitor] Pallisa -Police in Pallisa District have arrested a student of St Paul Secondary School over allegations that he was found in possession of a letter purported to have been written by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander, Joseph Kony, wa…

[Monitor] Pallisa -Police in Pallisa District have arrested a student of St Paul Secondary School over allegations that he was found in possession of a letter purported to have been written by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) commander, Joseph Kony, warning of more atrocities.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Portrait of a South Sudanese Refugee Woman in Uganda

[Monitor] Elizabeth Labuk, 46, cheerlessly glares through the blistering Lamwo sunshine, which makes her stark dark skin glitter. She is clearly absent-minded and as the pause wears on, her eyes well up. Her voice shakes when she speaks again. “I just …

[Monitor] Elizabeth Labuk, 46, cheerlessly glares through the blistering Lamwo sunshine, which makes her stark dark skin glitter. She is clearly absent-minded and as the pause wears on, her eyes well up. Her voice shakes when she speaks again. "I just ran away when the fighting intensified and I don't know where my husband ran to. I cannot rule out death because when the SPLA (Sudanese Peoples Liberation Army) launched the fighting against the rebels, several lives were lost and civilians were not spared too."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Which Are the Fake Bibles?

[Monitor] When Pastor Aloysius Bugingo, of House of Prayer Ministries, burnt a collection of Good News bibles (GNB) and King James Version (KJV) bibles because they contained the word ‘Holy Ghost’ or there were verses missing in them, his actions amaze…

[Monitor] When Pastor Aloysius Bugingo, of House of Prayer Ministries, burnt a collection of Good News bibles (GNB) and King James Version (KJV) bibles because they contained the word 'Holy Ghost' or there were verses missing in them, his actions amazed many. He claimed that Satan was trying to rob the Church of the true message of God by bringing half messages in the bible.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Small Johannesburg Businesses Left in the Dark

[GroundUp] Cable theft and ageing infrastructure have intermittently left homes, schools and businesses across Johannesburg in the dark. Suburbs on the east, south and northwest of the city have been hit with power outages lasting as long as 36 hours o…

[GroundUp] Cable theft and ageing infrastructure have intermittently left homes, schools and businesses across Johannesburg in the dark. Suburbs on the east, south and northwest of the city have been hit with power outages lasting as long as 36 hours over the last week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boniface Byanyima – a Tribute

[Monitor] In describing Byanyima, I would borrow the words Henry Lee used to describe George Washington: “pious, just, humane, temperate, and sincere; uniform, dignified and commanding, his example was as edifying to all around him as were the effects …

[Monitor] In describing Byanyima, I would borrow the words Henry Lee used to describe George Washington: "pious, just, humane, temperate, and sincere; uniform, dignified and commanding, his example was as edifying to all around him as were the effects of that example lasting. To his equals, he was condescending, to his inferiors kind, and to the dear objects of his affections exemplarily tender; correct throughout, vice shuddered in his presence, and virtue always felt his fostering hand; the purity of his private c

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

British Politician Backs Africa’s Choice for World Health Post

[allAfrica] London -The former British Secretary for International Development and Conservative member of Parliament is supporting Ethiopian Tedros Adhanom over the UK’s David Nabarro in tomorrow’s vote for a new head of the World Health Organization. …

[allAfrica] London -The former British Secretary for International Development and Conservative member of Parliament is supporting Ethiopian Tedros Adhanom over the UK's David Nabarro in tomorrow's vote for a new head of the World Health Organization. Despite British backing for Nabarro, Mitchell says Tedros will implement reforms to improve the health of billions -- and should be at the helm of WHO when the next pandemic hits.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Onyango Left With Champions League Defence for Consolation

[Monitor] Kampala -Mamelodi Sundowns and Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango had never had a season like last year’s. They won the ABSA South Africa Premiership and capped it with the perfect cherry of a first Caf Champions League crown.

[Monitor] Kampala -Mamelodi Sundowns and Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango had never had a season like last year's. They won the ABSA South Africa Premiership and capped it with the perfect cherry of a first Caf Champions League crown.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda