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Enforcing Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act

Kim Yi Dionne and I wrote a piece for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog analyzing US-Uganda relations in the wake of Uganda’s newly passed Anti-Homosexuality Act, and in particular, following the raid of the Makerere University Walter Reed Project. 1,283 more words


Museveni, Uhuru, Kagame Talk Oil

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Story by RedPepper

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta and Rwandan President Paul Kagame last night held private talks in the capital Kigali over what sources say, was oil in Uganda. 237 more words

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EAC single tourist visa launched in Washington

Tourists at a canopy in Nyungwe forest. (Timothy Kisambira)

The East African single tourist visa was launched in Washington D.C by the ambassadors of Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda to US, in a bid to attract more tourists to the region. 293 more words

Affordable Uganda Safari

En daar gaan we dan...

In december 2013 nam het Ugandese parlement de anti homowet aan. Niet geheel volgens de eigen grondwet zoals een van de aanwezigen aan gaf maar dat deed er niet meer toe. 1,345 more words


Je kunt het bijna zingen zoals je “Hit the road Jack” zingt maar helaas is het niet een echt vrolijk lied verder. Eind februari ondertekende de Ugandese minister-president Museveni een wet die het leven van LGBTmensen min of meer onmogelijk maakt in Uganda. 900 more words


White Army graduates police force to manage looting

NASIR: The White Army, the tribal militia group currently fighting against the organized forces of the republic of South Sudan, has announced the formation of a specialized ‘police-like’ unit tasked with management of looted resources, protection (or destruction) of public property like schools and hospitals and the general enforcement of the White-army cattle-rustling rules that have been modified to fight a national army. 230 more words

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Do Gay Africans a Favour. Do Not Help Them.

In December last year the Ugandan parliament passed (without quorum) the now rather infamous Anti-Homosexuality Bill. The bill was later signed into law late last month by president Museveni basing, ostensibly, on findings presented to the NRM party caucus by a team of Ugandan scientists composed of researchers from the genetics department of Makerere University medical school, psychiatrists and…wait for this, three parliamentarians; doctors Chris Baryomunsi, Medard Bitekyerezo and Kenneth Omona – folks who, prior to being assigned to undertake this study (if homosexuality is indeed genetic), had openly expressed their views on the same subject – they did not believe there was a genetic predisposition to homosexuality. 1,120 more words