Yoweri Museveni

By IAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Michel Chossudovsky/ Anjan Sundaram The civil war in Rwanda was a brutal struggle for political power between the Hutu-led Habyarimana government supported by France and the Tutsi Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) backed financially and militarily by Washington. Ethnic rivalries were used deliberately in...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
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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Apr 2nd, 2014
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By Margaret Barthel  1. It’s the world’s youngest country. The background: following years of conflict, South Sudan peacefully gained its independence from Sudan in July 2011 after voters approved a referendum creating the new country. The split was hailed as a step towards full peace in a region dee...
By IAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2014
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BY: Daniel Wuor Joak,RSS, MAR/28/2014, SSN; It is so sad that a nascent country of nearly three years old could venture into unplanned and destructive war, unfortunately orchestrated by none other than the incumbent President Salva Kiir Mayardit. He hastily did it out of greed and jealousy to outstri...
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...
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Mar 6th, 2014
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Last week’s passage into law of the controversial anti-gay bill in Uganda puts the country among an elite club of nations noteworthy for their backpedaling on human and civil rights. Kampala has experienced widespread condemnation for its action, and funding from the World Bank and two European...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 27th, 2014
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Ethiopian Minister for Women, Children and Youth Affairs has claimed that a series of pro-gay tweets sent from her Twitter account after Uganda further criminalized homosexuality were posted by a hacker. ‘There is no place for hate, discrimination in my beloved Africa. It’s not Government’s business ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 9th, 2014
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By Daniel Wagner and Giorgio Cafiero January 8, 2014 The turmoil that erupted in Juba last month threatens to ignite a full scale ethnic civil war. If peace talks fail, a potential genocide may even result. Certainly, political risks for foreign investors and neighboring governments would increase un...
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Oct 17th, 2013
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By Nicholas Bariyo, The National Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan will hold discussions next week over the effect of a new billion-dollar hydro plant along the river Nile, which Egypt fears will hurt water supply to its 84 million people. The meeting will be the first since experts submitted their recommend...