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Uganda

Olara Otunnu

Date of Birth: 6/09/1950


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The opposition on parade

* Olara Otunnu, Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC): More the darling of the international system than of Ugandans, former UN Assistant Secretary General Otunnu has been campaigning nationwide to build new support...


The north makes its stand

The latest entrants into next year’s presidential election are both from northern Uganda and not yet signed up to the opposition coalition; they are former member of parliament Norbert Mao, for the Democratic Party, and former United Nations diplomat Olara Otunnu...


Haunting Museveni

The return of former United Nations Under-Secretary General Olara Otunnu to Uganda this month after 23 years in exile could galvanise the country's fractious opposition parties against President Yoweri Museveni's plans for another sweeping victory in the national elections due in 2011...


Making the President nervous

Olara Otunnu, a former United Nations Under-Secretary General and Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict, told a radio phone-in in January that 'genocide' is taking place in northern Uganda...


Peacekeepers and peers

With a dozen conflicts draining the continent and the leaders of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia therefore unable even to make it to Mozambique, Mbeki seems to agree with the United Nations that Africans must be in the frontline to stop what the Ugandan Olara Otunnu, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's Special Representative on Children and Armed conflict, called 'the self-destruction of Africa'...


Annan and Africa

Appointing a Great Lakes regional envoy, jointly with the Organisationof African Unity (veteran Algerian diplomat Mohamed Sahnoun, in 1997) and a UN Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict to tackle the issue of child soldiers, notably in Africa and Kosovo, former Yugoslavia (Olara Otunnu, Uganda’s Foreign Minister in 1985-86, now with Ivorian nationality, appointed this year); 3...


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