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29 Aug 2006 description

There is hope that a truce agreed on between rebels and the government will provide a solution to northern Uganda's 20-year conflict, but a rebel amnesty that contradicts the ICC is seen as problematic.

By Simon Roughneen in Nairobi and San Diego for ISN Security Watch (29/08/06)

"If their fighters enter these camps as agreed, then even before we sign a final peace deal, we can say it is the end of the war." So said Ugandan government spokesman Robert Kabushenga, speaking after a ceasefire between the government and northern rebels of the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) was …

21 Mar 2006 description

By Simon Roughneen for ISN in Nairobi and Turkana, Kenya (21/3/06)

The failure of the long rains in late 2005 has left at least 11 million east Africans vulnerable to a severe drought and debilitating food shortages. As animals die due to lack of water and pasture, the people who depend on their livestock for milk, meat, and income are growing hungrier by the day.