Mark Schenkel
Mark Schenkel is a freelance journalist based in Kampala, Uganda. He reports about East African affairs for Radio Netherlands Worldwide and for business newspapers in the Netherlands (Het Financieele Dagblad) and Belgium (De Tijd). He has also contributed to the Guardian and Uganda’s Daily Monitor.
International crimes at home

International crimes at home

Uganda: justice in transition This east African nation is ready for its first war crimes trial By Mark Schenkel Thomas Kwoyelo is the first person to face trial in Uganda for crimes he allegedly committed while fighting for the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a nearly...

Rejection of the ‘Bayindi’

Rejection of the ‘Bayindi’

Uganda: xenophobia abounds Third and fourth generation Ugandan Indians contribute to the economy but are seen as unwelcome outsiders Indians, says 26-year-old Carol Namutosi, aren’t good people. “They don’t talk to you, they shout at you, and some don’t give you...

Mark Schenkel
Mark Schenkel is a freelance journalist based in Kampala, Uganda. He reports about East African affairs for Radio Netherlands Worldwide and for business newspapers in the Netherlands (Het Financieele Dagblad) and Belgium (De Tijd). He has also contributed to the Guardian and Uganda’s Daily Monitor.
International crimes at home

International crimes at home

Uganda: justice in transition This east African nation is ready for its first war crimes trial By Mark Schenkel Thomas Kwoyelo is the first person to face trial in Uganda for crimes he allegedly committed while fighting for the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a nearly...

Rejection of the ‘Bayindi’

Rejection of the ‘Bayindi’

Uganda: xenophobia abounds Third and fourth generation Ugandan Indians contribute to the economy but are seen as unwelcome outsiders Indians, says 26-year-old Carol Namutosi, aren’t good people. “They don’t talk to you, they shout at you, and some don’t give you...