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Packing is the Worst Part of Traveling

Seriously. No matter how many lists you make and how carefully you plan, you will wind up with things you don’t need and other things you’ve forgotten. 187 more words


Ugandan pop singer to face up to 10 years in jail for releasing raunchy music video

Ugandan singer Jemimah Kansiime has come under persecution for releasing a music video that exposes ‘too much’ of her body.
The 21-year-old Ugandan pop star could face up to 10 years in jail  for releasing a music video in which she’s dancing around in a soapy underwear… 109 more words

Entertainment News

Dear Uganda, I'm coming for you.

Five days and sixteen hours from this moment, I will be climbing on board an airplane headed to Uganda.

Is this real life?

I’ve spent the last week taking pills and grimacing my way through shots (okay, one shot) to turn my body into a typhoid and yellow fever fighting machine. 968 more words

WATCH: Jack Black's Emotional Red Nose Day Segment

By Sarah Carroll

Thursday night, NBC aired its inaugural Red Nose Day charity telethon, which raises money for children in need around the globe.

Actors, comedians, musicians, and many more participated in the fundraiser, which originated in the United Kingdom. 183 more words


Ugandan pop star to go on trial for racy music video

Jemimah Kansiime, a Ugandan pop star known as “Panadol Wa Basajja” (“Medicine to Men”), is the first person in Uganda to be prosecuted for violating the country’s strict anti-pornography act, over a music video deemed too pornographic. 179 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Abaana's Hope | Life Beads

October 2014

Life Beads was created in 2012 as an Abaana’s Hope Christian ministry to empower the women of the Kinene community of Northern Uganda. The ministry gives women the opportunity to make a living to provide for their family by making jewelry out of paper.

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Burundi and the Challenges of Evaluating Peace-building Success

Guest post by David E. Cunningham

Recent events in Burundi, where President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to seek a third term led to large protests and an unsuccessful coup attempt, bring up important questions about peace-building in post-conflict settings. 749 more words

Civil War

Tana Daily Telegraph reblogged this on Tana Daily Telegraph and commented:

"...Burundi is by no means unique in this regard in post-conflict settings..." - original author