WorldViews: Uganda


Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Report: President of Uganda says homosexuality is caused by ‘random breeding’ in Western countries

Yoweri Museveni explains his theory for the causes of homosexuality.

By Max Fisher  |  04:05 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Uganda

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Who’s afraid of AIPAC: Is everything we think about lobbying and foreign policy wrong?

What it says that a group of idealistic kids got the U.S. to send troops after Joseph Kony.

By Max Fisher  |  01:07 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Syria, Uganda

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 06/27/2013

From colonialism to 'kill the gays': The surprisingly recent roots of homophobia in Africa

An awkward moment today between Obama and the president of Senegal is a reminder of the struggles facing many African gays.

By Max Fisher  |  05:05 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Africa, Malawi, obamainafrica, Uganda

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 06/13/2013

North Korea seeking to deepen ties with far-away Uganda

Pyongyang, never great at making allies, has deepened ties with the small African state.

By Max Fisher  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  North Korea, Uganda

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 04/12/2012

‘Kony 2012’ campaign dies down, but LRA impact remains

In an interview, Invisible Children told BlogPost that people underestimate the LRA’s damage to the civilian population.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:50 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Invisible Children, Uganda, Joseph Kony, Lord's Resistance Army

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Invisible Children tipped off Ugandan military to arrest former child soldier, says U.S. cable

A U.S. diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks has put the non-profit group that created “Kony 2012” at the center of another controversy.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:58 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Uganda, Invisible Children, Joseph Kony, Patrick Komakech

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 04/05/2012

‘Kony 2012’ releases new video: ‘ Your voice changes everything’

A month after the first viral video was released, Invisible Children explains more about the film and what can be done to stop Joseph Kony.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:54 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Uganda, Kony 2012, video, LRA, Joseph Kony

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 03/16/2012

Ugandan anti-government rebel group reforming in Congo

The Allied Democratic Forces is conducting military drills and recruiting soldiers.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:26 PM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Uganda, Allied Democratic Forces, Jamil Mukulu

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Kony 2012 screening in Uganda met with anger, rocks thrown at screen

Some Ugandans threw rocks during a public screening of the massively viral film.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:43 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Uganda, Kony 2012, Invisible Children

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 03/13/2012

Forget Joseph Kony. What Ugandan children fear is the ‘nodding disease’

Forget Joseph Kony. In northern Uganda, children fear a disease whose origin is unknown and which has no known cure.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:41 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Uganda, nodding disease, Joseph Kony

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Uganda: How you can help

A list of NGOs and other aid workers operating in Uganda, a country ravaged by two decades of conflict.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:13 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Joseph Kony, Uganda, Invisible Children

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Kony 2012 campaign gets support of Obama, others

The charity behind the viral film has been criticized, but President Obama said Thursday that he supports their efforts.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:34 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Joseph Kony, Invisible Children, Uganda

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Invisible Children responds to criticism about ‘Stop Kony’ campaign

A new campaign wants to make Joseph Kony “famous” so he can be brought to justice, but not everyone likes its tactics.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Uganda, Joseph Kony, Lord's Resistance Army, Invsible Children

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Invisible Children founders posing with guns: an interview with the photographer

An interview with the photographer.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:44 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Uganda, Joseph Kony, Invisible Children, photos

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Solar storm, Kony 2012 and International Women’s Day: Morning roundup

Solar storm, Kony 2012 and International Women’s Day

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:09 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Morning news roundup, Uganda, Syria

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 02/07/2012

As Prop 8 is ruled unconstitutional in U.S. court, Uganda reintroduces anti-gay bill to Parliament

The move comes as a U.S. appeals court ruled Prop 8 unconstitutional,

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:08 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Uganda, Prop 8

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army: a primer

President Obama has authorized the deployment of about 100 U.S. combat forces to central Africa to assist in the fight against the notoriously savage Lord’s Resistance Army

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:38 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Lord's Resistance Army, Joseph Kony