Uganda

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research Author’s note The world  is currently commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The official story is that the genocide directed against the Tutsi population was triggered by the Interhamwe militia of the Habyarimana government in the wak...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2014
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Two groups in Ethiopia say they will hold an anti-gay demonstration in the capital. Ethiopia appears set to become the latest African country to increase the public demonization of gays, following new legislation in Uganda and Nigeria this year that increased penalties for homosexual acts. Ethiopia’s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2014
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Without having seen the suffering in Northern Uganda, I’m appalled frankly, it’s a moral outrage to see thousands of children that have been abducted, that are maltreated, that go through the most horrendous torture by the rebel movement and also the same groups now being neglected, to so...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2014
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The welcoming of two former members of the RPF and current opponents to Kagame is believed to be the true and accurate reason Kagame shunned France from the commemoration ceremonies… Kagame and UN Chief Ban ki Moon (WASHINGTON DC) – In a surprising turn of events, President Paul Kagame of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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By Lucy Hovil The independence of South Sudan symbolised a moment of extraordinary achievement and hope. On the one hand, there was optimism that independence had heralded a new era of equal citizenship for those in the South that would override the tensions and divisions of the old Sudan. On the oth...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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Ugandans led by President Yoweri Museveni told a crowd gathered for a rally that personal objection both to homosexuality — which he claimed had “unhealthy repercussions” — as well as to oral sex. Museveni told the crowd: “Oral sex! The mouth is for eating, it’s no...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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Western activism is causing more harm than good to a continent making LGBT people into scapegoats for colonialism. As an LGBT activist, I was always happy to see my picture in the paper. It showed that I was doing my job, getting attention for the cause I believed in—and, of course, getting some atte...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2014
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THE Ethiopian government is preparing to further strengthen its anti-gay laws this week, with a bill to make homosexual acts a non-pardonable offence. The country’s Council of Ministers has already endorsed the bill, which would add homosexual acts to a list of non-pardonable offences including corru...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2014
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Frank Mugisha Growing up in Uganda, homosexuality was not something we talked about much. I knew I was gay from a young age, and I came out to those close to me when I was a teenager in the early 90s. Some in my family accepted it, while others refused to acknowledge it. Homosexuality wasn’t [&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 9th, 2014
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By Hannah McNeish, AFP As ongoing fighting in South Sudan shatters any pretence of a ceasefire between government troops and rebels, analysts fear the conflict could engulf the region, as former foes fight old wars in a new country. There are tensions between South Sudan’s northern neighbour an...