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The Great Lakes Crisis

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

Introduction by Michael Chege In the third week of October this year, the “Cobra” militia, commanded by the former president of Congo-Brazzaville, Dennis Sessou-Ngueso, took control of the national airport… Read More

Creating Peace in an Armed Society: Karamoja, Uganda, 1996

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

by Michael D. Quam, University of illinois at Springfield Introduction to Karamoja Located in the northeastern part of Uganda, Karamoja is a 27,200 square kilometer area of semi-arid savannah, bush… Read More

Gender and Soil Fertility Management in Mbale District, Southeastern Uganda

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by Abe Goldman and Kathleen Heldenbrand Introduction This paper explores gender-related aspects of agriculture and agricultural change in a densely populated, high potential area in eastern Uganda, particularly in relation… Read More

Gender and Soil Fertility in Uganda: A Comparison of Soil Fertility Indicators for Women and Men’s Agricultural Plots

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by┬áPeter Nkedi-Kizza, Jacob Aniku, Kafui Awuma, and Christina H. Gladwin Abstract The removal of subsidy under the structural adjustment programs of the World Bank has increased the cost of fertilizers… Read More

Women’s Movements, Customary Law, and Land Rights in Africa: The Case of Uganda

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

by Aili Mari Tripp Abstract Much of the literature on women and land tenure in Africa has viewed the introduction of land titling, registration, and the privatization of land under… Read More

Delimitation of the Elastic Ilemi Triangle: Pastoral Conflicts and Official Indifference in the Horn of Africa

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Nene Mburu Abstract This article observes that although scholars have addressed the problem of the inherited colonial boundaries in Africa, there are lacunae in our knowledge of the complexity… Read More

Causes of Small Business Failure in Uganda: A Case Study from Bushenyi and Mbarara Towns

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Charles Tushabomwe-Kazooba Abstract The privatization drive and the Civil and Public Service reforms that began in the early 1990s in Uganda laid a foundation for an increased number of… Read More

Neither Peace nor Justice: Political Violence and the Peasantry in Northern Uganda , 1986-1998

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Adam Branch Abstract Uncertainty abounds concerning the 19-year conflict in Northern Uganda between the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and the Ugandan government. Two questions have received the most attention… Read More

From Beer to Money: Labor Exchange and Commercialization in Eastern Uganda

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Soichiro Shiraishi Abstract This┬ápaper discusses how labor exchange and social ties among the Sabiny in eastern Uganda have changed with increased commercialization in the area. It explains the rationale… Read More

Comparative Perspectives on the Rehabilitation of Ex-Slaves and Former Child Soldiers with Special Reference to Sudan

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Randall Fegley Abstract Despite the January 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement, reconstruction of southern Sudan remains a daunting task, which limited resources and unlimited suspicions may derail or delay. Among… Read More