- The Monitor. Posted January 31, 2009 by admin in News & Analysis
President Bush to meet with Ugandan President next week – make a call to make sure the meeting is a success!
Next Tuesday, for the first time ever, President Bush will be holding an official meeting with Uganden President Yoweri Museveni to discuss the ongoing crisis in northern Uganda.
And by making a call now, you can make sure that this opportunity for the U.S. to advance lasting peace in Uganda isn't missed!Posted January 30, 2009 by admin in Advocates in Action
Yesterday morning, the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Africa held a hearing on "Exploring the U.S. Role in Consolidating Peace and Democracy in the Great Lakes Region," specifically looking at the situation in northern Uganda.
Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin and Senator Bill Nelson of Florida attended the hearing and questioned a panel of expert witnesses, including Assistant Secretary of State Jendayi Frazer, the U.S.' top diplomat for Africa.Posted January 29, 2009 by admin in From the Team | News & Analysis
In our continuing Wednesday focus on northern Uganda's neighbors, we look today at developments in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A new report by Human Rights Watch, titled "Renewed Crisis in North Kivu," details crimes against civilians by Congolese army soldiers, troops of renegade general Laurent Nkunda, and combatants of a Rwandan opposition force called the Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). Posted January 28, 2009 by admin in News & Analysis
- The Monitor. Posted January 27, 2009 by admin in News & Analysis
- LRA spokesman Godfrey Ayoo denied recent reports that there has been a split between LRA leader Joseph Kony and his deputy Vincent Otti, saying that, Posted January 26, 2009 by admin in News & Analysis
- were killed in the past week during UPDF forcible disarmament campaigns in Uganda Posted January 25, 2009 by admin in News & Analysis
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The Senate Subcommittee on Africa is holding a hearing on northern Uganda tomorrow morning and many of its members aren't planning on attending.
Apparently our politicians don't think that this issue deserves their attention, but we can help change that!
By making a quick call to one of the following office's and requesting that the Senator attends the hearing tomorrow, you can increase the pressure on our leaders to show up and ensure that the U.S. is doing all that it can for peace in Uganda!Posted January 23, 2009 by admin in Advocates in Action | From the Team
- New Vision that "rumors about the LRA split shouldn't derail the Juba peace talks." He reports that the LRA senior commander Opio Masaki "stumbled upon a MONUC patrol," who disarmed him and handed him over to Congolese forces. Mao says that reports of other senior-level commanders defecting remain unconfirmed. He writes, "The circumstances demand a unified focus rather than finger-pointing and rumour-mongering. Posted January 22, 2009 by admin in News & Analysis
On Saturday, thousands of people in over one hundred cities across the globe turned out as part of Global GuluWalk Day to help support the children of northern Uganda.Posted January 21, 2009 by admin in Advocates in Action | From the Team | News & Analysis
- Reuters reports that Mozambique's former President Joaquim Chissano, the current UN Special Envoy for LRA-affected areas, won the first Mo Ibrahim Prize for African leadership on Monday. The $5-million prize - the world's largest individual award - was presented by former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan at a ceremony in London's city hall. Posted January 20, 2009 by admin in News & Analysis