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By benim
In Article
Jan 3rd, 2011
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A Ugandan High Court judge has ruled that media companies in the country should not publish the identities of people they say are homosexuals. The decision was described as a “landmark ruling” by gay rights activists. The case was brought against The Rolling Stone newspaper which last yea...
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In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 1st, 2011
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Egypt’s president said in a televised address on Saturday the bombing of a church that killed at least 17 people targetted both Christians and Muslims. “Wicked terrorists targetted the nation, Copts and Muslims,” President Hosni Mubarak said in the broadcast on state television, add...
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In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 1st, 2011
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Egypt said on Saturday there were indications the bombing of a church in the northern city of Alexandria involved “foreign elements”, the official news agency said. The Interior Ministry said in a statement that the circumstances of the incident and other recent attacks, “clearly in...
By benim
In Article
Jan 1st, 2011
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President Hosni Mubarak urged Egypt’s Christians and Muslims to unite and confront “terrorism” after a New Year’s day car bomb killed 21 people at a Coptic church in Alexandria, in the latest blow to the Middle East’s largest Christian community. There was no immediate c...
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In Children & Youth
Dec 20th, 2010
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This was revealed by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi in a written response to a parliamentary question on Friday. “At least 4366 children under the age of a year died at national level. When the newborns are added, a total 8001 deaths were recorded. “Among the major causes of death are p...
By benim
In News
Dec 7th, 2010
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ABUJA — A Nigerian court charged the brother of an alleged militant and three other suspects with treason and terrorism Tuesday over the October 1 Independence Day twin car bombings that killed 12 people. The Abuja Federal High Court charged Charles Okah and two other suspects with treason, and Okah ...
By benim
In Article
Dec 1st, 2010
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This is scary, even by Ugandan standards. Remember earlier this Fall, when a publication in Uganda known as Rolling Stone (no relation to the U.S. magazine) published the names and faces of dozens of LGBT people in the country, under the caption of “Hang Them”? Turns out the editor of tha...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 1st, 2010
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A Ugandan newspaper that “outs” people it says are gay and has called for them to be hanged said on Tuesday it would use a two-week window before a court verdict on its activities to continue with its campaign. Three gay activists — two women and one man — who were featured in...
By benim
In Documentary
Nov 17th, 2010
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Transcript JIM LEHRER: Next tonight: former soldiers in a children’s army that has wreaked havoc in Uganda and Central Africa. Some of the one-time child soldiers are now talking of their horrific experiences. And NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden narrates this report prepared in partnership w...
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In Election
Nov 16th, 2010
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Sporadic violence hit Guinea’s capital and several regions on Tuesday after opposition leader Alpha Conde was declared winner in a hotly contested presidential poll aimed at restoring civilian rule. Authorities in the West African country called on security forces to refrain from using firearms...