Grace Matsiko is a veteran journalist with 26 years experience having covered the armed conflicts in Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, DR Congo, Burundi, Central African Republic and Somalia. His area of interest is investigative journalism with focus on security, defence, justice and politics. He has worked with leading international news networks such as Agence France Press (AFP) since 2006.
Uganda: Kwoyelo, 13 years in custody without trial
Uganda holds the lamentable world record for the longest pre-trial detention in an international crimes trial. Thomas Kwoyelo, a former colonel in the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army, has been in jail for thirteen years. His trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity finally seemed to get going in March with two weeks of hearings […]Read more