Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:54 PM EDT, 23 April 2012 KAMPALA, Uganda – The Joseph Kony video that revealed gross human rights abuses in Uganda, particularly with regard to the kidnapping of children who were subsequently pressed into war as child soldiers, is not without its critics. Many Ugandans feel that their involvement in […]
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Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:23 PM EDT, 13 March 2012 KAMPALA, Uganda – With the recent fervor over the viral Joseph Kony video, Uganda has shot to the forefront of many American’s consciousness. There are many tragedies occurring across the Continent, and we have focused most recently on the genocide that is occurring in […]
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A documentary film aimed at exposing the heinous acts of Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony exploded over the Internet Wednesday, drawing praise and condemnation from the millions who viewed it. The half-hour film Kony 2012, made by the U.S. organization Invisible Children, tells the story of a child soldier named Jacob…
Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:55 PM EDT, 30 January 2012 UGANDA – When I was a child I first encountered a person afflicted with Elephantiasis when we moved to Nigeria. I wrote about this encounter in my post The Road to Naijiriya which details my arrival in Lagos as we embarked on our new […]
New African Soul in the vein of Cassandra Wilson, Miriam Mekada, Cesaria Evora, Sarah Vaughan and Sade. The rhythm of Africa from North to South and East to West. Viva Africa!
Idi Amin’s bloody reign is magnificently captured in the movie “The Last King of Scotland”. Recalled in the memoir is an violent and frightening encounter we had with Idi Amin’s soldiers in the 1970′s while trying to enter Kenya after a 29 day journey through seven countries in Africa.