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JSPES, Vol. 32, No. 4 (Winter 2007)
pp. 421-452

Roots of the Conflict in Northern Uganda

Fredrick Kisekka-Ntale

Institute of African Studies, University of Leipzig

This article examines the long-standing civil war in northern Uganda, in part seeing the conflict there as a product of the country’s colonial legacy which drew very different ethnicities together under a single government, but also looking at a number of other causal factors. Considerable attention is given to the peace-making process and the reasons it has thus far been