The social history of the Republic of Uganda

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Slight Drop in Uganda's Seropositivity
Panafrican News Agency, 3 November 1995. A slight decline was observed between 1989 and 1994 in the spread of the AIDS-causing Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV type 1) in Uganda's rural areas. Earlier reports had indicated that at least 10 per cent of the population of about 20 million was infected.
Stolen children, stolen lives
Amnesty International News Release, 18 September 1997. Up to 8,000 children have been abducted by the LRA and forced through brutal methods to become child soldiers and virtual slaves in northern Uganda.
An army of child slaves
By Samuel Grumiau, ICFTU Online, 4 May 1998. Practice of the Lord Resistance Army to seize children to server as soldiers, servants or sex slaves. President Yoweri Museveni has been unable to reconcile the the Bacholis in the North and the Bagandas in the South. The LRA is supported by the Sudan in its opposition to Museveni, but the LRA tends to attack the Bacholi people more than Museveni.
UN Designs Self-Sufficiency Programme For Refugees
By Peter Owuor, IPS, 30 December 1999. UN agencies seek to develop skills for self-reliance among refugees and phase out general food distribution by mid 2002. Most refugees are from Sudan.