“People Power” An Emergent Political Movement In Uganda

By Samuel Kasirye, Rosalux.de -

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, Wagingnonviolence.org -

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, Counterpunch.org -

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, wagingnonviolence.org -

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, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

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, www.motherjones.com -

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 [...]