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In dealing with the aftermath of war crimes by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), many people of Uganda are choosing a path of reconciliation as they welcome back child soldiers and LRA officers into their villages. “Uganda: The Challenge of Forgiveness” chronicles religious leaders, elders, and parents who are exercising remarkable leadership and courage in choosing to forgive as they seek to rebuild their communities.

Lamo - The Danish Demining Group in Uganda and Mine Action in South Sudan have revealed that the two countries’ border areas are still unsafe for human settlement and other activities as they harbour unexploded ordnances.

The explosive weapons were planted during the Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency, which ended almost five years ago. The supervisor of the Danish Demining Group (DDG), Emmy Katukore, revealed that so far, they have cleared only 34,255 millimetres, recovering five anti-personnel mines in the process.

“During the insurgency very many ordnances like bombs and landmines where planted along the Uganda-Sudan border, and this is making settlement and business very risky,” he said. “We have cleared some parts but we expect that there are still some more landmines and bombs still existing.”