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A Conversation About HIV and AIDS

I am, without a doubt, the luckiest Afghan alive.

My work gives me the opportunity to travel around the world in many different countries. Some of them are countries I had never imagined myself in. 1,445 more words

Shuja Rabbani

Russia in Ukraine: Limits of Law (Part 2 of 2)

In my previous post, I discussed the question of who is the legitimate government of Ukraine and what is at stake for parties involved. The questions I reserved for this post were: 899 more words


Entebbe... Entebbe

Entebbe is such a beautiful place. The beautiful sunshine at Lake Victoria, fishermen, clean  air, wild animals at the zoo.. Oh yeah, i know some of you who’ve never been to Uganda might assume that those animals were on the street.. 82 more words

Ugandan President Signs Controversial Anti-Gay Bill

I fear for LGBT Ugandans. :(

ENTEBBE, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s president on Monday signed a controversial anti-gay bill that has harsh penalties for homosexual sex, saying the bill is necessary because “arrogant and careless Western groups” had tried to “recruit” Ugandan children into homosexuality.

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Operation Entebbe was a hostage-rescue mission carried out by commandos of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at Entebbe Airport in Uganda on 4 July 1976.A week earlier, on 27 June, an Air France plane with 248 passengers was hijacked, by members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and the German Revolutionary Cells, and flown to Entebbe, the main airport of Uganda. 601 more words

Stu's Uganda Diary - February 2014: Day 1

This adventure starts off with SSE volunteer conservation at QE country park. A few of their number weren’t ready for Steve Peach and his gift for talking endlessly about Uganda. 573 more words

Visiting Uganda