Movements Not Saviors

By Netfa Freeman and Jemima Pierre, Black Agenda Report. -

On March 3, 2021, Ugandan pop star turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi (a.k.a. Bobi Wine) tweeted a picture of a Zoom call with himself and Juan Guaido, the US-backed Venezuelan opposition [...]

On Contact: Censorship And Criminalizing Love

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to author Naomi Wolf about the bitter legacy of the British and Western colonialism of rampant homophobia, so virulent that people to this day are [...]

Challenging The Oil Industry Through Community Action

By Wangũi wa Kamonji, Open Global Rights. -

The Hoima-Kaiso-Tonya highway connects the Ugandan fishing town of Kaiso to Hoima town, the headquarters of the Bunyoro Kingdom and Hoima District. Kaiso is on the south-eastern edge of Lake [...]

Setting The Record Straight On Green Resources’ Project In Uganda

By Staff, -

With the recent publication of Evicted for Carbon Credits: Norway, Sweden, and Finland Displace Ugandan Farmers for Carbon Trading, the Oakland Institute has brought forward irrefutable evidence [...]

2019 Protests From North, West, East And Southern Africa

2019 had her fair share of protests from North, West, East and Southern Africa. The reasons for these protests were largely political, followed by economic and then demand for human rights in [...]

“People Power” An Emergent Political Movement In Uganda

By Samuel Kasirye, -

An emergent political movement known as “People Power,” led by musician turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu, popularly known as Bobi Wine is quickly altering the landscape of Ugandan [...]

Ugandan Farmers Emerge Victorious After Monthlong Occupation Of UN Office

By Phil Wilmot, -

After 37 days of occupying a United Nations office in Gulu, Uganda, 234 farmers, youth, mothers with young babies and elderly men packed their gear into trucks and returned to their homes in Apaa [...]

US Ally Uganda Attacks Congo’s Beni Territory

By Ann Garrison and Boniface Musavuli, -

The Congo crisis is now one of the greatest humanitarian emergencies in the world and the most underreported. An average of 5,500 people a day flee violence and insecurity, even more than in [...]

Uganda Rises Up In Unprecedented Opposition To 31-Year Dictator

By Patience Nitumwesiga, -

By Patience Nitumwesiga for Waging Nonviolence - During the early morning hours of September 21, nine young activists — all in their twenties — hauled a coffin toward a police station in the [...]

Ugandan Peasant Grandmother Terrifies Her President

By Phil Wilmot, -

Keromela Anek tossed her naked body back and forth in the roadway, blocking a government convoy in the remote village of Apaa, Uganda. Lands Minister Daudi Migereko and Minister of Internal [...]

U.S. Pastor Behind Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law

By Mariah Blake, -

Lively, a 56-year-old Massachusetts native, specializes in stirring up anti-gay feeling around the globe. In Uganda, which he first visited in 2002, he has cultivated ties to influential [...]