May 10, 1996 |
This country's terrible past and tenuous future met in a quiet grove of eucalyptus trees in this remote village Thursday. On one side, shattered walls, roofless shops and a mass grave for thousands of massacred civilians were mute testimony to the atrocities and brutality of Uganda's 1981-86 civil war and the murderous regimes that preceded it.
March 15, 2001 |
Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni won a landslide victory in an election that independent monitors said was flawed but mostly fair. The news Wednesday was greeted by tens of thousands of people marching through the streets of Kampala, the capital, honking horns and chanting "No change!" But Museveni's main challenger said he will go to the courts to nullify the election, which he charged was riddled with fraud.