Uganda's Museveni wins election
Mr Museveni won 59% of the vote while main rival Kizza Besigye took 37%, the Electoral Commission said. Dr Besigye, who alleges fraud, rejected the result.
Full report (BBC) 25 Feb 2006.
"Latest journal from Peace Poultry Tororo, Uganda , January 3, 2006: This business has received loan money worth $300. The money has already been put in business to increase the stock."Source: Trey's blog.
Acholi people living in a region known as Acholiland in northern Uganda and in Magwe County, Eastern Equatoria in southern Sudan.Further reading:
According to Onek "The problem of the LRA will not be resolved unless the Sudanese Acholi and Ugandan Acholi tribes unite themselves and work hand in hand to eradicate the LRA from Acholi land."
The king, who is a Ugandan, continued by saying that with the government support the people can eradicate the LRA from the area: "The Sudanese and Ugandan governments will eradicate the LRA from their land".
"I met with the Ugandan president to try to resolve this problem before coming here to meet the vice president of southern Sudan", the king added.
"...Why not simply expand the charge of the U.S. Special Envoy, Ambassador Robert Zoellick, to encompass both Northern Uganda and the related lawlessness in Eastern Congo? ... He is the right person for the job of connecting the dots which inter-connect crisis points in all three countries. ... As the pre-election tension ramps up, it is time for everyone in Uganda to be mindful of appropriate levels of personal security. When one studies history, it is clear that tyrants - from Josef Stalin to Saddam Hussein - require crisis in order to smokescreen their activities. That lesson has not been lost on tyrants in Africa.
"He said that one day he would be alone without any children and wives, with only 300 fighters, and these things are happening," Margaret says. - Sapa-AFP
The programme of study also includes a heavy emphasis on life skills development. Topics such as coping with change, conflict, criticism, leadership and team-work skills, stress and time management, goal setting, problem solving and cultivation of positive self-image and positive thinking are taught. Attention to these skills and holistic development of students will be critical, especially for young people who have been severely affected by displacement and rebel LRA violence in northern Uganda.
The community college initiative will represent a major component of JRS' proposed activities in Kitgum, due to begin in February-March 2006.
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