Official graft jeopardises reconstruction
in war-scarred north.
By Bill Oketch in Oyam (AR No. 172,
For Ronald Odongo, a 14-year-old former
Lord's Resistance Army, LRA, fighter, sitting in the dirt or on a log
is something he grew accustomed to during his years in the bush.
But he never expected he would have to
do this at the school in his home village, where he's attempting to rebuild
his life, much like the thousands of other youngsters who were either dragooned
into rebel ranks or forced to flee their villages.
Odongo goes to the Abella primary school,