Taken together, our results demonstrate that the penultimate eruption phase β3 in the Kula volcanic field continued until ∼11 ka, whereas the youngest phase β4 started less than four thousand years ago and may continue in the future.RABBI JOEL LABIN, on the absence of Latino immigrant employees at Center Fresh market in Brooklyn during a national “day without immigrants” in protest of the Trump administration’s policies toward them.Conflict in northern Uganda has killed thousands and displaced millions. Museveni ran against several candidates, the most prominent of them being Kizza Besigye.On 20 February 2011, the Uganda Electoral Commission declared the incumbent president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni the winning candidate of the 2011 elections that were held on 18 February 2011.In 1966, following a power struggle between the Obote-led government and King Muteesa, Obote suspended the constitution and removed the ceremonial president and vice-president.In 1967, a new constitution proclaimed Uganda a republic and abolished the traditional kingdoms. After a military coup on 25 January 1971, Obote was deposed from power and General Idi Amin seized control of the country.After Amin's removal, the Uganda National Liberation Front formed an interim government with Yusuf Lule as president.This occurred after the Ugandan Bush War instigated by the National Resistance Army under the leadership of Yoweri Museveni and by various rebel groups, including the Federal Democratic Movement of Andrew Kayiira and another group led by John Nkwaanga. On December 19, 2005, the International Court of Justice found against Uganda, in a case brought by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, for illegal invasion of its territory, and violation of human rights.
In the mid-to-late 1990s, Museveni was lauded by western countries as part of a new generation of African leaders.Uganda gained independence from Britain on 9 October 1962.The period since then has been marked by intermittent conflicts, including a lengthy civil war against the Lord's Resistance Army in the Northern Region, which has caused hundreds of thousands of casualties The official languages are English and Swahili, although "any other language may be used as a medium of instruction in schools or other educational institutions or for legislative, administrative or judicial purposes as may be prescribed by law." British commercial interests were ardent to protect the trade route of the Nile, which prompted the British government to annex Buganda and adjoining territories to create the Uganda Protectorate in 1894.Museveni has been president since his forces toppled the previous regime in January 1986.
Political parties in Uganda were restricted in their activities beginning that year, in a measure ostensibly designed to reduce sectarian violence.One hundred of the 250 passengers originally on board were held hostage until an Israeli commando raid rescued them ten days later.