‘I Will Not Be Just Average’: How Football Took Aloh Francis From Uganda’s Warzone To Vietnam And Back

More than 50 years ago, six footballers from northern travelled to England. Famously playing barefoot, they defeated the Great British Olympic team 2-1. One of them, Okot p’Bitek, remained to study, going on to become a renowned East African poet.

More Than 10 Years Later, It’s Still Hell; Women Carry The Burden Of Ugandan War Trauma

A study found that northern Uganda had the highest rate of post-traumatic stress and depression ever recorded among displaced and conflict-affected populations anywhere in the world.

Nigeria Is Finally Winning The Battle Against Boko Haram. But Is It Losing The War?

The jihadists once controlled most of northeastern Borno and some neighbouring states, were about 15,000 strong, and even imposed a tax “for breathing”.

I Am Not Who They Think I Am: Uganda And The Painful Business Of Post-Conflict Settlement

60,000 children and youths were abducted by the LRA rebels, and some 8,000 children were born as a consequence of sexual violence and wartime rape.