Uganda's 'recovery' from violent conflict
10 April 2012 Last updated at 07:22 BST
It is now more than five years since the notoriously brutal rebel group, the Lords Resistance Army, left northern Uganda.
The rebels, many of whom were abducted as children, have continued to commit atrocities and cause displacement across the Central African Republic, Eastern Congo and South Sudan.
But the north of Uganda is, for the first time in decades, enjoying peace.
The BBC's East Africa Correspondent, Will Ross, has returned to Kitgum from where he reported at the height of the conflict.