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30 Apr 2002 description

InFocus Programme on Crisis Response and Reconstruction
Working Paper 6
Desmond Cohen

30 Apr 2002 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 30 April (IRIN) - Ambassador Jean-David Levitte, the French diplomat heading the current UN Security Council mission to the Great Lakes region, on Monday encouraged all parties to the recently-concluded inter-Congolese dialogue (ICD) to be "flexible" in their demands and to agree to hold discussions on substantive issues and the steps to achieve reconciliation, Radio France Internationale (RFI) reported.

30 Apr 2002 description


INTRODUCTION
This is the first issue in 2002 of this quarterly report prepared by the FAO Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) on the food supply situation, cereal import and food aid requirements for all countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The report is designed to provide the latest analysis and information on the food situation in these countries to governments, international organizations and other institutions engaged in humanitarian operations.

29 Apr 2002 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 29 April (IRIN) - The Ugandan government has no official plans to subject a group of returnees recently expelled from Tanzania, where they had been living, to military and political training, a senior official in the Office of the Prime Minister has told IRIN.

26 Apr 2002 description

This report includes:

26 Apr 2002 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network

26 Apr 2002 description

Khartoum (dpa) - Rebels of the Lord Resistance Army (LRA) are militarily clearing their way as they flee into Imatong mountains to avoid a Uganda army offensive against their bases in southern Sudan.

Dr Theophilous Ochang Lotti, chairman and commander-in-chief of the Equatoria Defence Force (EDF), said Friday that the LRA moving in thousands with heavy armaments attacked and dislodged the EDF from their base at Katire 30 kilometres south of Torit town on April 23.

26 Apr 2002 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network

26 Apr 2002 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 26 April (IRIN) - Uganda's recent vote in favour of a UN resolution expressing concern over the human rights situation in neighbouring Sudan, will have little effect on the good relations currently enjoyed by the two countries, government officials in Kampala have said.

25 Apr 2002 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 25 April (IRIN) - Uganda's third deputy premier, James Wapakhabulo, is in the Rwandan capital Kigali, to meet President Paul Kagame, an official in Rwanda confirmed to IRIN on Thursday. He added, however, that he had no details of Wapakhabulo's programme.

25 Apr 2002 description
report Oxfam

La guerra y el desplazamiento de tropas multiplica de manera exponencial la incidencia del sida en RD Congo

25 Apr 2002 description
report Voice of America

Voice of America, April 25, 2002

Peter W. Singer, John M. Olin Post-Doctoral Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies

MR. BORGIDA: And joining me now live from the Brookings Institution in Washington, Peter Singer. He has studied the subject of child soldiers, who now seem to be involved in a wide variety of movements and terrorist organizations. Thank you so much for joining us, Mr. Singer. We appreciate your time.

Talk to us a bit about who child soldiers are. Define the term for us, please - an age perhaps?

MR.

24 Apr 2002 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 24 April (IRIN) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday congratulated the leader of the rebel Mouvement pour la liberation du Congo (MLC) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on becoming the prime minister-designate in a transitional government, and met DRC officials to discuss normalising relations with them, AP reported.

24 Apr 2002 description
report Xinhua

KAMPALA, Apr 24, 2002 (Xinhua) -- The Sudan government has extended the operation of the Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) in southern Sudan by one month, UPDF spokesman said here on Wednesday.

24 Apr 2002 description

Conference presents new research on strategies to improve agricultural and environmental practices in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda

23 Apr 2002 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 23 April (IRIN) - Although the East African region has had a decades-long experience of hosting refugees, it remains desperately in need of "positive and progressive" laws to adequately guarantee protection of their rights, according to regional and international refugee rights organisations.

22 Apr 2002 description
report Mail and Guardian

Up to 5 000 child fighters have been encircled by Sudanese and Ugandan troops in southern Sudan, in readiness for an all-out assault on the cult-linked rebel army

JAMES ASTILL

Nairobi. April 22, 2002 - With the abducted and apparently brainwashed children violently resisting efforts to negotiate, the United Nations children's agency, Unicef, warned of a possible massacre.