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KAPASI: A Warning From Uganda

KAPASI: A Warning From Uganda

On Feb. 2, 1971, Idi Amin Dada seized power in the East African nation of Uganda. His military coup ushered in eight years of violence, erratic behavior and economic collapse to the newly independent state. The ethnic nationalist policies he implemented scattered refugees across the globe, including my father. Amin’s[Read More…]

by January 30, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Movie Review: Queen of Katwe

The latest film from Indian-American director Mira Nair, responsible for the critically acclaimed “Salaam Bombay!” and Golden Lion-winning “Monsoon Wedding,” “Queen of Katwe” is a joint effort between Walt Disney Pictures and ESPN Films. The film tells the real-life story of Phiona Mutesi, an extraordinary young girl from Katwe, Uganda.[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide

From Darkness to Light

Christine Nankinga is a child of Uganda. Like any child, Christine beams with all the hope and wonder of tomorrow. But as a child of Uganda, Christine deals with the consequences of an epidemic that has also affected the lives of 3.5 million children in Uganda. Christine is one of many young[Read More…]

by January 19, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Tripathi: Gay Rights in Uganda at a Crisis Point

Uganda has not enjoyed an easy independence. Following a hurried British exit in 1962, the country suffered under the vicious regime of Idi Amin, whose berserk dictates and rulings terrorized a population already beaten by economic and political failure. Uganda remains so poor and broken that today 31 percent of[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Opinion