Recent Submissions

  • Building a Great Future: The Legacy of Bishop Tucker Theological College 

    Byaruhanga, Christopher; Nassaka Banja, Olivia (Uganda Christian University Publications, 2013)
    As Bishop Tucker School of Divinity and Theology/Uganda Christian University celebrate her centenary, we look back and thank God who in his Grace began a church leaders’ school on Namirembe hill in 1903 that later moved ...
  • Exorcising the Inexorcible Buganda Ghost: 

    Lubogo, Isaac Christopher (Jescho Publishing House, 2022)
    Exorcising the inexorcible Buganda ghost: Hoodwinked, Dumped, Used and re-dumped; A quest for Buganda's cause for Buganda's independence. Buganda in response to their proposals, were invariably faced either cynical deception. ...
  • Law of Witchcraft in Uganda 

    Lubogo, Isaac Christopher (Suigeneris Publishers, 2022)
    Use of supernatural or magical powers is a prominent phenomenon since antiquity till date. In our latter days, successful businessmen have been accused of amassing illicit wealth through the practice of witchcraft and ...
  • Wartime children's suffering and quests for therapy in northern Uganda 

    Akello-Ayebare, Grace (Netherlands Organisation, 2009)
    This ethnographic study set out to examine children’s suffering and quests for therapy in the context of an ongoing civil war in northern Uganda, with an aim of generating recommendations so that their ‘right to health’ ...
  • The first decade of Intervention: facts, figures & trends 

    Berg, Simon van den; Akello, Grace; Sonpar, Shobna (Intervention, 2013)
    This paper aims to explore trends in developments in content and authors’ locations and perspectives in ‘Intervention, the International Journal of Mental Health, Psychosocial Work and Counselling in Areas of Armed ...
  • Reintegration of former child soldiers in northern Uganda: Coming to terms with children's agency and accountability 

    Akello, Grace; Richters, Annemiek; Reis, Ria (Intervention, 2006)
    Reintegration processes of formerly abducted children have yielded limited success in northern Uganda. The article seeks answers to the question why reintegration processes in the area have failed. The approach of one ...
  • Experiences of forced mothers in northern Uganda: the legacy of war 

    Akello, Grace (Intervention, 2013)
    From 1986^2007, the Lord’s Resistance Army in£icted severe su¡ering on civilians in northern Uganda through indiscriminate killing and child abductions. While both abducted boys and girls were trained to use arms, girls ...
  • Introduction: The Cynics, Optimists and Pirates are all Making Africa Beautiful 

    Onyango-Obbo, Charles (Development, 2012)
    There are two dominant positions about Africa today and in the near future: on the one side, a heady optimism that envisions ‘Africa Rising’, and on the other a cynicism that sees a continent still trapped in‘darkness’. ...
  • The Curse of Sisyphus: Why democracy isn’t necessarily good for press freedom in Africa 

    Onyango-Obbo, Charles (Development, 2013)
    The advent of plural politics in Africa was also accompanied by burgeoning press freedom. It was assumed that a free press would underpin the democratic gains and allow for multiple ideas to flourish. Yet the record ...
  • Seeking Balance in a Continent Portrayed By Its Extremes 

    Onyango-Obbo, Charles (Nieman Reports, 2004)
    This story begins in the mid-1980’s, some months after President Yoweri Museveni’s rebels swept to power in Uganda in 1986. A visitor arrived at the offices of the Weekly Topic, a newspaper in Uganda where I then worked. ...