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By Ethan Zuckerman This Monday, March 5th, the advocacy organization Invisible Children released a 30 minute video titled “Kony 2012“. The goal of the video is to raise awareness of Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army rebel group, a wanted war criminal, in the hopes of bringing him to...
As I write this the proverbial media siege that has rocked Kampala and the Ugandan news for over 12 days now has been lifted. The images on our television sets depicting the manner in which the journalists were treated are still fresh in our minds, they are yet to...
His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni delivered the State of the Nation address on Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at Serena Hotel. The address is delivered once a year at the beginning of each session of Parliament. Click here and download the whole speech.
Up to 30, 000 households are to be connected to the electricity grid over the next 12 months ‘free of charge’. To that end, the World Bank through the Global Partnership on Output–Based Aid programme, has committed a $5.5million (Shs15.2 billion) grant. Currently, one has to part with Shs98, 000 and...
Invisible Children has issued a statement calling for a meeting with Ugandan Diaspora tomorrow, March 31st. No doubt the agenda at said meeting is going to be about the controversy surrounding the recent viral success of the Kony 2012 Video. I think this is the least that the organization...