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Kampala (dpa) - Ugandan forces battling a group of rebel fighters in the north of the county said Thursday they had killed 24 rebels and captured 14, including the son of notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony.
Severe clashes took place Wednesday in the Okudi hills, close to the northern Ugandan city of Gulu, as well as in the districts of Kitgum and Pader.
"Kony was not far away when we attacked his forces. His son Ocan was with the rebels we captured,'' said army spokesperson Lieutenant Paddy Ankunda.
KAMPALA, Sept 30, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Internally displaced persons ( IDPs) in northern Uganda have been advised to be more observant of landmines and unexploded ordinances (UXOs) as they move out of the IDPs camps to look for food in the villages, local press reported on Thursday.
- This report provides an update of activities carried out under the Multi-Country Demobilization and Reintegration Program (MDRP) since the time of the previous quarterly progress report (April to June 2004).
by Elliot Munaaba, Sam Okware and Vincent Oketcho
DISCLAIMER: The following is a non-exhaustive selection of health-related events For a list of acronyms, please see the last page of this and WHO actions undertaken during the stated period in specific countries in update. which populations are experiencing crisis conditions. This has been compiled by WHO/Health Action in Crises (HAC/HQ), in consultation with relevant Country and Regional Offices.
CCA Outlook for January-March at Four Months Lead
The food security trends for pastoralists in GHA show growing uncertainties, which could lead to pre-famine conditions as assets and coping abilities erode
Kampala (dpa) - A notorious guerilla leader behind a 17-year rebellion in northern Uganda has crossed into the country from Sudan, military officials said Wednesday adding that 13 rebels had been killed in resulting clashes.
Joseph Kony, the leader of the fundamentalist Christian Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) which has bases in southern Sudan, crossed the border with about 70 fighters on Monday, regional military spokesperson Lieutenant Paddy Ankunda confirmed.
Geneva (ICRC) - As the final quarter of 2004 approaches, the ICRC still requires 132 million Swiss francs (Sfr) to cover its planned operations.
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KAMPALA, 29 September (IRIN) - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday appealed for US $7.8 million to fund projects to help an estimated 1.6 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in strife-torn northern Uganda.
"In response to the prevailing humanitarian needs, UNICEF, in cooperation with its partners, has been implementing emergency activities in the eight conflict-affected districts.
The contents of this Update do not necessarily represent the views of the United Nations. Sources for the Humanitarian Update include Government, UN, NGOs, donors, IOs and news agencies.
By Daniel Wallis
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's most notorious rebel eader is on the run, the army says, hounded through the grasslands of southern Sudan by troops and helicopter gunships.
But even if the army finally deals a death blow to dreadlocked Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army, Ugandans are painfully aware that resolving the tensions his 18-year revolt has come to symbolise may be a far harder task.
Kony's uprising has exposed a deep rift between his impoverished northern homeland and the more prosperous south of Uganda, while the legacy of a devastating …
The armed conflict in northern Uganda has been overlooked and misunderstood for the past 18 years. It is a tragic struggle for power involving children, who are used as pawns for military and political purposes. They are abused; they are manipulated; and by most, they are pitied, then ignored.
(B) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran
(C) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) DR Congo, (3) Djibouti, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Kenya, (7) Rwanda, (8) Somalia, (9) Sudan, (10) Tanzania, (11) Uganda
(D) West Africa: (1) Sahel region, (2) Chad, (3) Cote d'Ivoire, (4) Guinea, (5) Liberia, (6) Sierra Leone
(E) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland, (9) Zambia
NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo signed a pact on Thursday pledging to try to resolve their differences peacefully in Africa's Great Lakes region, which has been plagued by ethnic strife.
A senior U.S. official said the Rwandan and Congolese foreign ministers and the Ugandan defense minister signed the agreement in the presence of U.S.
ADDIS ABABA, Sept 24, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The Eastern Africa Locust Control Organization has made ready 3 planes to control possible desert locust infestation, Ethiopian media reported Friday.
The organization's director, Peter O. Odiyo, told the ministerial meeting that began here on Thursday that the planes will be employed to control the desert locust infestation feared to surface in the region as swarms are stretching eastward from countries in western Africa and the Red Sea areas.
KAMPALA, Sept 24, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Forty percent of Ugandan children below the age of five are stunted and undernourished and at least a third of all women are anemic due to malnutrition, reported Radio Uganda on Friday.
Joseph Nsereko, an agriculture economist with the Plan for Modernization of Agriculture Program (PMA), made the remarks when speaking at the regional consultative stakeholders workshop of food and nutrition for eastern Uganda at Busia community hall, eastern Uganda.
Global indifference has fuelled one of the world's most protracted, cruel and bloody humanitarian crises, a new report into the 18-year conflict raging in northern Uganda has concluded.
For more than 15 years, children have been abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced into bondage as child soldiers, sex slaves and weapons carriers.
Now the plight of the children has actually worsened as a consequence of the War on Terror and the conflict is so bad there are now more than 1.6 million people homeless, more than in Darfur, the report compiled by international aid and …
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KAMPALA, 23 September (IRIN) - The Church in northern Uganda has expressed optimism for peace in the region, saying there were signs that things were improving, but warned that it was too early to celebrate as a number of people were still dying violently.
"Things are turning hopeful, but people continue to meet violent death in northern Uganda.