Author: Andre Vltchek is a novelist, filmmaker and investigative journalist. He has covered wars and conflicts in dozens of countries.
Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya are becoming truly and increasingly unpleasant countries, dangerous to work in, or even to visit.
Of course not if you are a foreign trader in diamonds or uranium, or if you are a military attaché from a friendly Western country, or from Israel… But if you are an independent investigative journalist, or even a UN official that criticizes, your life is patently at risk.
I am walking down the street, in the middle of Kampala, with my Ugandan friends. Suddenly, one of them stops, then points at a tall man walking in the opposite direction, on the other side of the street: