A recent article in the Ugandan newspaper 'New Vision' reports that Uganda registered the highest number of human deaths and theft of livestock as a result of cattle rustling among the seven countries in the Horn of Africa. It is estimated that 459 people were killed and around 10 000 animals stolen in the first 8 months of this year. See the whole article here.
The Karamoja Regional Council have also recently called for the Ugandan government to implement the Karamoja Integrated Disarmament and Development Plan rather than the heavy handed disarmament that has been taking place recently - read more here.
On 30 November 2006, CHIPS celebrated its 40th Anniversary at the Royal Commonwealth Society. Around 140 people attended including many long time supporters of CHIPS but also guests from fraternal organisations, politics, business, trusts, diplomats, and the media. A massive thank you to the sponsor, who wishes to remain anonymous, for allowing us to celebrate in style. Audio recordings of the proceedings can be downloaded by clicking on the name of the speaker of interest in the report below…
The Archbishop makes his address
Some people don't know when to stop! Having completed the sprint distance London Triathlon last summer for CHIPs raising over £2000, Jo Winn-Smith (Caroline's sister-in-law) decided to go one step further and undertake that ultimate of challenges - the London Marathon...
A Service of Thanksgiving for 40 years of CHIPS was celebrated on Monday 13th March 2006, when around 140 people gathered at St Jude’s Community Church in West London. We were there to give glory to God for the variety of ways in which we have seen God’s love in action through the reconciliation and development work of CHIPS.