Charity gives African, Japanese orphans a leg up

National Apr 2, 2014

Charity gives African, Japanese orphans a leg up

by Ben Dooley

As an orphan, living on the streets of Uganda's capital city, Kampala, John Nakaswa never imagined he might one day travel to Japan. So when Ashinaga, a Japanese foundation dedicated to providing educational and emotional support to orphans, offered to send him to Kwansei Gakuin ...

Editorials Mar 4, 2014

Uganda's shameful act

Japan should consider cutting financial aid to Uganda following the African nation's shameful enactment of an anti-homosexuality bill that calls for life imprisonment in "aggravated" cases.

Hunt for warlord Kony suspended

World Apr 5, 2013

Hunt for warlord Kony suspended

Ugandan and American troops have suspended their joint hunt for war crimes suspect Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army, delivering a major setback to efforts to capture a notorious warlord accused of abducting tens of thousands of children. The Ugandan military and the U.S. ...