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Anti-gay law: Why 10 US senators wants to punish Nigeria

Following the anti-gay law signed by President Goodluck Jonathan earlier this year, 10 US senators have moved an injunction against Nigeria. The senators, led by Senator Christopher Murphy (D-Conn), highlighted a section of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to make their case against Nigeria as well as Uganda, which also enacted similar anti-gay laws.

From Trusting to Twirling

Billions of stars dot the dark, African sky. Just beyond the grasp of my fingertips, they sparkle like diamonds. Arms stretched overhead, I sense a presence enveloping me in layers of affirmation, telling me this is where I have always belonged. 308 more words

Faith Journey

Soft Power Education Week Two

Day 6 – Painting at Wakitaka Primary School

We all piled into the big truck ready for a day of painting and thinking of the delicious lunch that would be our reward at the end. 2,246 more words


Rafting the White Nile

Having had such a productive volunteering day yesterday, we decided to take a well-deserved day off and go rafting. We woke up early for a 7:30 pick up from River Camp which took us to… 2,134 more words



The ongoing speedy and controversial trial in the High Court of Jackie Uwera is a clear demonstration of the influence and special status enjoyed by Rwandese in Uganda. 1,136 more words

Opinion And Editorial

Day 26 - #50photos50days

…and two hours later we’re rafting down the Nile, with no training, a little style and much screaming.


Sweden resumes aid to Uganda after suspending it over anti-gay law

KAMPALA, – Sweden has resumed financial aid to Uganda after suspending some assistance in March over a law widely condemned by donor nations that increases punishment for homosexuals. 377 more words