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Henry Wasswa

Henry Wasswa

    Africa's leaders mull how to handle refugees
    Africa's leaders mull how to handle refugees
    Most African meetings are dominated by issues related to calamities -- wars, famines and natural disasters that plague the crisis-prone continent....
    New conflict with Uganda rebels looms
    New conflict with Uganda rebels looms
    The two-year peace process in Uganda aimed at ending a rebellion by the notorious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) lies in tatters as the rebels rearm...
    Ugandan govt asked to deal with wildlife poisoning
    Ugandan govt asked to deal with wildlife poisoning
    Conservationists in Uganda have asked the government to intervene to prevent further killing of animals by herdsmen living in the country's...
    Africa's apes 'are being eaten to extinction'
    Africa's apes 'are being eaten to extinction'
    Bush-meat trade is threatening a possible depletion of Africa's great apes, the world's leading chimpanzee and gorilla conservationist, Jane...
    Ugandan opposition leader released on bail
    Ugandan opposition leader released on bail
    Uganda's main opposition leader, Kizza Besigye, was released on bail and greeted about 12 000 cheering supporters outside the courthouse where...
    Ugandan opposition leader applies for bail
    Ugandan opposition leader applies for bail
    Police blocked roads leading to court on Wednesday as crowds gathered ahead of a bail hearing for a top opposition leader charged with treason.
    Thousands attend Obote state funeral
    Thousands attend Obote state funeral
    Thousands of government officials, diplomats, supporters and relatives gathered on Friday for the state funeral of Milton Obote, whose presidency...
    Uganda's first prime minister dead at 80
    Uganda's first prime minister dead at 80
    Milton Obote, Uganda's first prime minister and two-time president known for his brutal repression that led to the deaths of 500 000 people, died...
    'This war will never end'
    'This war will never end'
    Terecina Ayo remembers the night rebel fighters attacked, hacking to death her 12-year-old nephew and 13-year-old niece, abducting other villagers...
    Cholera outbreak hits Ugandan refugee camp
    Cholera outbreak hits Ugandan refugee camp
    A cholera outbreak has killed two people and affected about 50 others in the largest camp for people who fled their homes to escape an 18-year...
    Donor fatigue threatens Uganda war victims
    Donor fatigue threatens Uganda war victims
    More than 1,6-million people driven from their homes during Uganda's 18-year civil war risk losing their main source of food as international...
    Rebels in Uganda cause refugees to flee
    Rebels in Uganda cause refugees to flee
    Rebel attacks in northern Uganda have forced more than 20 000 refugees to flee their camps in recent weeks, the United Nations refugee agency...