Yearly Archives: 2007

2007 December

Maternal health must top agendas

2012-12-13T13:26:08+00:00 December 22nd, 2007|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

KAMPALA, UGANDA ✦A pregnant woman here in Uganda’s capital was recently beheaded by her husband. Maurine Ampire, 38, was a mother getting close to delivering number six. It’s one picture of life here, and a comparable image to the lack of voice that pregnant women have worldwide. No voice. No choice. Just death, and often violently.

2007 April

Uganda, a nation of conflicts

2012-10-10T01:15:07+00:00 April 28th, 2007|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If a tree falls deep in the heart of Africa, will anyone hear? That's the question for the outside world, as the debate that often pits the environment against the economy has taken a chilling twist here in Uganda, with riots, murder and parliamentarians jailed.