Tag: Uganda

In February, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that Uganda must pay $325 million in reparations to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for its role in conflicts in Congo’s resource-rich Ituri province from 1998 to 2003. The amount includes $225 million to be paid for “loss of life and other...
The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) began as an evolution of the ‘Holy Spirit Movement’—a rebellion against president Museveni’s oppression of northern Uganda, led by Alice Lakwena. The Acholi people of the north had allied with Museveni’s rival in the Ugandan bush war, Milton Obote (Ugandan President 1961-1971, 1980-1985), and...
Over Museveni's 35 years of rule, U.S. Presidents from Reagan to Trump still love him as much as they loved his even more murderous predecessor, Idi Amin, and for the same corrupt reasons In March 1998, President Bill Clinton went to Africa, where he waxed lyrical about a "new generation"...