25,000 Genocide Convicts Reconcile With Survivors in Nyamirama

[New Times] Chantal Mutuyimana stood in a crowd in Kayonza District and spoke. The mood was sombre but her conciliatory tone lifted the spirit. The 34-year-old said: “I have left my two-year-old child in the care of a man who killed seven members of my…

[New Times] Chantal Mutuyimana stood in a crowd in Kayonza District and spoke. The mood was sombre but her conciliatory tone lifted the spirit. The 34-year-old said: "I have left my two-year-old child in the care of a man who killed seven members of my family duing the Genocide. But am I worried for her safety? No. There was then and there is today; I know my child is in safe hands."

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kadaga Could Have Averted the Chaos in Parliament

[Monitor] I followed very closely the process of the drafting of the 1995 Constitution by the Constituent Assembly in 1994/1995, chaired by the late James Waphakabulo. Wapa, as he was fondly called, was a man of high intellect, integrity and humour.

[Monitor] I followed very closely the process of the drafting of the 1995 Constitution by the Constituent Assembly in 1994/1995, chaired by the late James Waphakabulo. Wapa, as he was fondly called, was a man of high intellect, integrity and humour.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda’s 55 Years As a Free Nation

[Monitor] Five years ago today, Uganda celebrated a significant milestone. It was the crowning moment of several months of preparations to celebrate 50 years as an independent nation. On this day in 2012, the country was in festive mood. The beautiful …

[Monitor] Five years ago today, Uganda celebrated a significant milestone. It was the crowning moment of several months of preparations to celebrate 50 years as an independent nation. On this day in 2012, the country was in festive mood. The beautiful Black Yellow Red national flag colours decorated the city as Ugandans relished the joy of being a free country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Whose 55th Independence Is This?

[Monitor] For 68 years since Uganda was declared a Protectorate in 1894, the colonial State officials did not serve the people, but they were servants of the State. The people or colonial subjects were the servants of the rulers. As we mark 55 years si…

[Monitor] For 68 years since Uganda was declared a Protectorate in 1894, the colonial State officials did not serve the people, but they were servants of the State. The people or colonial subjects were the servants of the rulers. As we mark 55 years since Independence in 1962, the African leaders are also not the servants of the people. The would-be citizens and not subjects are servants of their leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Blazing DR Congo Conflicts Threaten Entire Continent

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -The Democratic Republic of Congo’s borders have degenerated into hot spots for local and foreign armed groups threatening peace in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -The Democratic Republic of Congo's borders have degenerated into hot spots for local and foreign armed groups threatening peace in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Age Limit – New Turning Point Beckons As Uganda Turns 55

[Monitor] If the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill targeting to remove age limitations on the presidency is passed, President Museveni will have nothing in the Constitution to stop him from indefinitely running for president.

[Monitor] If the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill targeting to remove age limitations on the presidency is passed, President Museveni will have nothing in the Constitution to stop him from indefinitely running for president.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda