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Milton Allimadi on Uganda, Rwanda, and Uganda’s 2011 Election

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Milton Allimadi, Ugandan American Editor of the New York City-based Black Star News.

On Saturday, 12.14, I spoke to Ugandan American Black Star News Editor Milton Allimadi, about Uganda’s February 18th election for KPFA News and AfrobeatRadio, about whether or not Ugandan might follow Egypt after the February 18th polls that no one expect to be free or fair. That link is posted here on AfrobeatRadio.net, and this is a recording of our extended conversation, touching on:

- the European Union’s election observers’ mission,

- the Rwanda Genocide and the Acholi Genocide in Northern Uganda,

- the threat of war between Rwanda and Uganda, a backdrop to the Ugandan election, and, one possible explanation of the high level visit by U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Jim Steinberg and Under Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson.

 

Milton Allimadi On Uganda, Rwanda, And Uganda’s 02.18 Election

Allies of the U.S., enemies of each other. There is considerable unease that Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, will go to war after Uganda's February 18th election, assuming Museveni remains in office.

 

San Francisco writer Ann Garrison writes for the San Francisco Bay View, Global Research, Colored Opinions, Black Star News, the Newsline EA (East Africa) and her own blog, Ann Garrison, and produces for AfrobeatRadio on WBAI-NYC, Weekend News on KPFA and her own YouTube Channel, AnnieGetYourGang. She can be reached at ann@afrobeatradio.com.

2 Comments »

  • Mwinyi said:

    This is redicurous hope you should stop misleading the masses most especially at this time when they are going for elections that is creating tension to the public with baseless lies saying that Uganda and Rwanda are enemies and are going to war thats shameful, its like your intetion is to insite the public to cause the violance after the election and creaing bad relation among the two peaceful countries hope thats not among the ethics of the journalists base on the facts do not fabricate stories to insite violance

  • Ann_Garrison said:

    Consider Godwin Agaba's report in 256.com: "The arrest of two Rwandans two weeks ago over allegations of spying and subversion in Uganda is attracting a lot of concern both in Kampala and Kigali, 256newsonline has established," http://www.256newsonline.com/index.php?category=s….

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