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|A Trip to Uganda's ParliamentThis is the most interesting thing with our carved screen. It has a journey motif. A journey around Uganda, and for people who have been to these places, it is great and interesting to look at this representation. |
|Saving Uganda From Sin - Increased Activism|
Thirty-eight of fifty-three African nations criminalise homosexuality in some way. In sub-Saharan Africa, the government of South Africa is the only official entity to acknowledge gay rights.
|Politicians likely to shine in 2009|
During the year 2008, President Yoweri Museveni's rallying point on his countrywide tours was the eradication of poverty through increased household incomes. However, by year-end, his focus was on the road sector.
|Uganda Exercises Option Two on the LRA|
The government has instead quickly engaged what they always referred to as 'option two'- a joint military offensive on the LRA by regional governments including Uganda, Southern Sudan and the DRC.
|Luzira: University of Understanding|
Mambo Bado parish, where most of present Luzira town lies, derived its name from the uncertain days of the 1970s - Mambo Bado is Kiswahili for 'You haven't seen anything yet'.
|Kuukaala Ipaalu: Not a man until you have done it among the Bagisu|
Members of the Gisu Parliament, the candidates, family members, surgeons and well-wishers from all over Bugisu indulge in the kadodi (indigenous dance) to local songs accompanied with drumming until dawn. It is always a celebration of unity and mass circumcision is performed...
|Ugandan Artists: Meet Sylvia Katende|
"This experience (in the art world) has enabled me to develop my artistic expressions and in strengthening and promoting other people's talents and interests."
|1 on 1 with Abdul Kalema Kimbugwe UNAA President |
"I call upon each talent in every one of us; the professionals, entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, politicians and all, to come forward with ideas and resources to make UNAA that formidable force to reckon with."
|The Greatest Ugandan Ever! Part 2|
A number of Ugandans have left their imprint on the character, culture, politics and history of our country. From politicians, traditional monarchs, health care workers and teachers to artists, thinkers and a host of regular people.
But which Ugandan do you think made the greatest and most essential contribution to our national history or the countrys international image so far?
Also see: The Greatest Ugandan Ever! Part 1
|Uganda Elections 2006: Besigye's Statements in 2001|
In History: Excerpts from Besigye statement after the dismissal of his 2001 Petition.
On April 21, 2001, the Supreme Court dismissed Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye petition challenging the March 12, 2001 elections. The petition was filed on March 12.
|Views from Fiona: Bargaining with my Conscience|
Is it okay NOT TO VOTE simply because the person you want to vote has no hope in winning in an election?
As Uganda learns to deal with Democracy, some wrestle with the old issue of "The Wasted Vote."
|Thoughts from a Frustrated Black Woman Part 2|
“At the time I was arrested I had no idea it would turn into this,” Mrs. Parks said 30 years later. “It was just a day like any other day. The only thing that made it significant was that the masses of the people joined in.”
...if we are going to demonstrate our rights to exercise our freedom of speech and rights, remember let us have an agenda for invoking a positive change, and not petty mayhem.
|Fighting AIDS: Turning to the Youth|
As a student at Makerere, Lambert Rusoke sees a lot and hears a lot. Especially now, when the G8 and groups such as Live Aid are focusing on Africa, and now when US First Lady Laura Bush is presently in Africa, concerned with issues predominantly related to AIDS, it is refreshing that our youth are rising up and facing up to the challenge.
|Art and Fashion at the Design Agenda|
An unusual exhibition is taking place at the Design Agenda art gallery. A break from their usual art exhibitions, the gallery is hosting an exhibition that incorporates fashion and textile design. The exhibition which closes on 20th May 2005, has brought together two young designers one a fashion designer the other a textile designer.