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Uganda explores dark tourism potential

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has identified dark tourism as a product it believes will not only help diversify Uganda’s tourism product offerings but also help the younger generation understand the journey of their country. Kampala, Uganda | The Independent | Dark tourism is one that involves travel to places historically …

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Indicting Uganda and the ICC

How the international court gamed Museveni into a deal of partial justice COMMENT | GAAKI KIGAMBO | Since its inception in 2002 to date, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has studiously defended itself against accusations it is an imperial project; especially in Africa, by pointing to the number of cases …

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Two week delay in Dominic Ongwen trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Judges have delayed the resumption of the trial of former Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court  by another two weeks. The next segment of the trial of Ongwen had been scheduled to resume on Monday after two months of …

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ICC prosecution team in Uganda to unpack Ongwen’s defense

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court – ICC have pitched camp in Northern Uganda to unpack the opening statement of former LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen to victims of the two decades’ conflict. Ongwen is facing 70 counts of …

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Museveni eulogizes Kony war peace emissary Lagony

President eulogizes Kony war peace emissary Lagony  Nwoya, Uganda | PPU | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that the peace enjoyed by Ugandans cannot be disturbed by anyone following the great sacrifices made by the people of Uganda. The President was on Friday speaking at the memorial mass of the …

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“LRA rebels” kidnap at least 10 in DR Congo

  Bunia, DR Congo | AFP |  At least 10 people, but possibly as many as 40, have been kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo by suspected members of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), local sources said Wednesday. “We condemn the kidnapping of 10 people from the village of …

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CAR: We are eternally grateful to UPDF and Museveni

We are eternally grateful to UPDF and Museveni, says Central Africa Republic Kampala, Uganda | PPU | The Central Africa Republic government has thanked President Yoweri Museveni and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) for helping secure their country and fighting the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels. In a note to …

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