PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IS DROWNING INTERNATIONAL POLITICS IN THE SAND DUNES OF THE MIDDLE EAST

Apr
16
By Ocaya p’Ocure, a social affair and political commentator, Uppsala Sweden 

President BidenAfter being in office for less than a month, in a virtual conference with Western World leaders, President Joe Biden, excitedly declared that “Diplomacy is back”. 

 

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IS ONGWEN’S ICC CONVICTION A TRIUMPH OR FAILURE OF JUSTICE FOR THE VICTIMS?

Apr
16
By Okot Nyormoi, editor and author of Burden of Failure

Ongwen, convictedOn February 4th, 2021, Dominic Ongwen, a former child soldier and commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) was convicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on 61 of 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The crimes include murder and attempted murder, rape, sexual slavery, forced marriage, torture, etc.

 

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UPHILL WORK, OUTLAWING WAR CRIMES

Apr
16
By Jonathan Power, a foreign affairs columnist

Gen. Pinochet and PM ThatcherInternational law had its beginnings with the sixteenth century Dutch jurist, Grotius. Over the centuries, it evolved slowly, outlawing slavery, piracy and the use of certain weapons in warfare. But until the Nuremberg trial of prominent Nazis at the end of the Second World War, punishment by international treaty was not incorporated into any nation’s law.

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Editor's Note

Apr
16

The last four months were pregnant with hope for an end to the Coronavirus pandemic. Several COVID-19 vaccines became available. Millions of people, mainly in the developed world, were vaccinated. Herd immunity was on the horizon, granted still far in an unpredictable future. 

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HAPPY WOMEN'S DAY 2021! A REFLECTION

Mar
21
By Robert Adongakulu, former Parliamentary Candidate, Laroo-Pece, Gulu City, Uganda.

Robert Adongakulu

As we celebrate this year's IWD on March 4th, let us acknowledge that women have, among other things, three key strengths that set them apart: ability to multi-task, emotional fortitude and a low propensity for gross corruption.

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CELEBRATING WORLD ENGINEERING DAY IN UGANDA, AN ENGINEER’S PERSPECTIVE

Mar
21
By Eng. Ambazimana, Honorary Secretary, UIPE Kampala Branch.

Eng.  Ambazimana

March 4th is Engineering Day. Engineering is the application of science to the optimum conversion of the resources of nature to the uses of humankind. The theme for this year's celebration of Engineering Day is ENGINEERING FOR A HEALTHY PLANET.

 

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FORESTALLING FUTURE VIRUSES MUST BE AND COULD BE DONE INEXPENSIVELY

Mar
21
By Jonathan Power, a Foreign Affairs Columnist

Almost forgotten in the story about the Coronavirus is the story of AIDS. The drive to deal with it, the search to find medicine to cure it, and the self-discipline by homosexuals only began in 1981, when the disease was discovered, and its causes understood.

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WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE DECIDING TO BE OR NOT TO BE VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19

Mar
21
By Okot Nyormoi, Editor

Children's vaccinationVaccines have been around for years and it is no secret that they have saved millions of humans from death, debilitation, and disfigurement. Thanks to vaccinations, young people today may not even know about diseases such as tetanus, polio, smallpox, measles, and yellow fever.

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