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30 Nov 2003 description

Regional overview - The 2004 Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP) for some of GHA countries released. The start of the short-rains season is late in parts of East African countries

30 Nov 2003 description

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in partnership with OXFAM
Training on the UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement
November 2003
Gulu & Kitgum Districts, Uganda

29 Nov 2003 description

KAMPALA, Nov 29 (AFP) - Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels, feared for their brutal methods, are operating a training camp in areas under Sudanese army control, Ugandan junior defence Minister Ruth Nankabirwa said on Saturday.

"He (LRA leader Joseph Kony) still has a rear base camp some two to three kilometers northwest of Nisitu junction, which is behind Sudan army lines and our forces deployed there cannot do anything, because the protocol under which they are deployed does not allow them to go beyond some lines," Nankabirwa told AFP by telephone.

Nankabirwa …

29 Nov 2003 description

by Helen Vesperini

GULU, Uganda, Nov 29 (AFP) - Uganda's 17-year conflict pitting the army against the brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels is set to continue, even though military operations have shifted recently from the north to the northeast of the country.

"I see no prospect of it ending any time soon," a diplomat in the region told AFP on Friday.

"There are few signs of the army making real headway against the LRA and the LRA gaining ground.

28 Nov 2003 description

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28 Nov 2003 description

KAMPALA, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) killed a Ugandan and injured an Italian priest on Friday when they attacked a Catholic mission pickup truck in northern Uganda, the army said.

27 Nov 2003 description

A Memorandum to the DRC transitional government of national unity, armed groups and foreign governments involved in the DRC conflict, and the international community

27 Nov 2003 description
report Xinhua

KAMPALA, Nov 27, 2003 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has provided Uganda with an additional 1 million US dollars emergency funding to help the internally displaced people in conflict areas in the northern and eastern parts of the country.

27 Nov 2003 description

Kampala (dpa) - Ugandan government forces have rescued 61 children from Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) guerrillas during a series of battles over the past 3 days in the north of the country, an army spokesman from the region said Thursday.

25 Nov 2003 description
report Christian Aid

Uganda is regarded as an HIV/AIDS success story. The government has led from the front and the benefits of a national government committed to addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic through all available channels are evident.

23 Nov 2003 description

KAMPALA, Nov 23 (AFP) - At least 20 people were killed and 69 children rescued from captivity in the northern Ugandan district of Lira in the past few days, Church and army officials said on Sunday.
At least 10 people were killed in Lira villages on Saturday and Sunday by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels," Roman Catholic priest Father Sebat Ayele told AFP by telephone from Lira.

22 Nov 2003 description

KAMPALA, Nov 22 (AFP) - Ugandan rebel groups in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have told UN officials that they are ready to end their rebellion and go back home, Ugandan officials said Saturday.

21 Nov 2003 description

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