On The Mark
By Alan Tacca Bush will abandon Museveni in 2006 June 13, 2003
On July 5, The Monitor published an extract from a transcript wired by the White House two days earlier. In the transcript, President George W. Bush was answering questions from print journalists.
Tackling IT, Environmental and Socio-economic Problematicities:
- For once think- Anywhere in Uganda it will take a student a period of six month to one year or never at all to get an academic transcript. TRUE?! A transcript. 6 12 month. Computer Science
Political Editor Munyaradzi Huni
JUST as I predicted last
week, the past week was really an exciting one. What with the Texan gunslinger,
President George W. Bush, who not so long ago called Africa a country, finally
realising that Africa is actually a continent, and what with the MDC in
Lets re-examine Ourselves
AMERICAN President Mr George W. Bushs five-nation
tour of Africa has come and gone. He enjoyed a mixed reception. While some of
the African heads of state in the countries he visited seemed too eager to roll
out the red carpet for him, the people were reluctant
Fresh violence in Congo's Bunia as militia fire
By Dino Mahtani
KINSHASA, 12 July (Reuters) - Militiamen in the Congolese town of Bunia, where a French-led multinational force has deployed, caused panic on Saturday by unleashing heavy firing from the bush.
"We could hear the firing from all
Hutu rebels launch fresh attack on Burundi capital
By Patrick Nduwimana
BUJUMBURA, July 13 (Reuters) - The Burundi army, grappling for control of Bujumbura, said Hutu rebels launched a fresh offensive on Sunday, striking close to the vice-president's residence before being driven back by
.That the UPC in general and the
leadership in particular tended to divide along broadly North-South lines is
fairly clear. Why this occurred is rather less clear. Some politicians,
particularly some Baganda, tried consciously to bring such a division about, on
Three Tribal Fighters Killed in Congo
By RODRIQUE NGOWI
.c The Associated Press
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) - Troops of a French-led emergency force killed three tribal fighters during an hour-long gunbattle in northeastern Congo, a force spokesman said Saturday.
The tribal fighters were shot Friday
While at it, can you explain why you are calling
illegal UPC meetings? Are you trying to organise as
well? Why are you fighting Matek?
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Mutale accused of recruiting children
By Emma Mutaizibwa
July 13, 2003
Members of Parliament Odonga Otto and
Blair seeks new powers to attack rogue states
By Andy McSmith and Jo Dillon
13 July 2003
Tony Blair is appealing to the heads of Western governments to agree a new
world order that would justify the war in Iraq even if Saddam Hussein's
elusive weapons of mass destruction are never found.
Posted on Sat, Jul. 12, 2003
Lack of planning contributed to chaos in
BY JONATHAN S. LANDAY and WARREN P. STROBEL
Knight Ridder Newspapers
WASHINGTON - The small
Noam Chomsky on the Drug-Terror Link
By Philip Smith, DRCNet
February 14, 2002
MIT professor Noam Chomsky has long been one of the
implacable critics of US foreign policy and
Each time I hear about wars in Yugoslavia, Iraq, Africa, and anywhere
I always ask the same question, with no answer: Who is selling the
Who is making profit from this human tragedy? I have never found the
the media, and it's the main question you should ask when
A very simple question I have this afternoon, what
about the Ankole Kingdom? Is Cultural leadership only honoured when it is
concerning Buganda, Busoga and Toro? And what will happen to these now
functioning Kingdoms if NRM gets out of power?
Like I have told the federalists,
MDC makes desperate efforts to go after SA president
By Political Editor Munyaradzi Huni ; sundaymail
THE MDC is now making desperate efforts to go after
President Thabo Mbeki using
Mazrui urges State not to approve the anti-terrorism BillBy KEN OPALA
Kenya has been urged to resist US demands to pass the anti-terrorism Bill.
Prof Ali Mazrui said apart from snatching away civil liberties, the Bill gives American authorities powers to penetrate Kenya's security forces.
Fighting Breaks Out in Burundi's Capital
By ALOYS NIYOYITA
.c The Associated Press
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) - New fighting between Hutu rebels and the Tutsi-dominated army erupted in Burundi's capital Sunday, a day after the army claimed it pushed the insurgents from the city.
Rumsfeld Warns of More Attacks in Iraq
By JENNIFER C. KERR
.c The Associated Press
WASHINGTON(AP) - It's not going to be a peaceful summer in Iraq for U.S. forces, who may face increased attacks in the coming days.
The stark warning came Sunday from Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, who also
Rebels attack Katakwi again
By Patrick Elobu Angonu
July 14, 2003
The Lord's Resistance Army rebels have re-entered Katakwi district.
The rebels yesterday burnt three camps for displaced people in Obalanga sub-county.
They also abducted many people.
Obalanga LC-III Chairman, Mr Patrick
More Wars Coming After Kony - Besigye
His warning was contained in a July 7 statement he sent to The Monitor titled "The US Is Fuelling War and Instability In Uganda".
Some how I missed reading this Besigye article. Can somebody repost the article on Ugandanet or UPC net. Or send me artcile to
There exists a very close correlation that holds over a long period of time between human rights violations and US military aid and training. It's not that the US likes to
torture people; it's that it basically doesn't care. FOR THE US GOVERNMENT, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION ARE A SECONDARY
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Uganda army rescues children
Village children are forced to sleep in towns to avoid kidnap
Military officials in Uganda say they have rescued about 250 people - most of
Bush has misread Africa - NabudereBy Chris Obore July 14, 2003 - Monitor
The Joseph Kony-led rebellion in the north is not similar to the al-Qaeda's international terrorist network.
According to Prof. Dani Nabudere, the United States has mistaken the Kony rebellion, which has a long history,
Byanyima says Museveni only treats 'friends'By Patrick Onyango July 14, 2003
President Yoweri Museveni offers free HIV/Aids treatment to selected army officers, Mbarara Municipality MP Winnie Byanyima has said.
Ms Byanyima last week told Parliament that Mr Museveni offers free anti-retroviral
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