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Uganda shuts down gay pride event after condemning 'public activities of homosexuals'

Uganda has just shut down a gay pride event after ruling it illegal.

A government minister ordered police to stop the parade prior to it starting in two locations outside capital Kampala today. 280 more words

World

Elimu Kwa Maisha (Pt.1)

Introduction

Three summers ago, I was offered the opportunity to visit John Kyrle Sixth Form’s long, beloved partnership school (Kisiki College) in Uganda, Eastern Africa. Along with thirteen friends at the school after hosting fund-raising events such as fashion shows, fair-trade events with the sixth form,  assisting drama performances throughout the year we raised over £2000 to provide equipment, malaria nets, medicine. 398 more words

Review: Queen of Katwe

Losing To Win

Strategy is not a particular gift of mine. It’s been so long since I’ve even attempted a game of chess, I don’t think I can accurately recall all the pieces or the laws that govern their movements. 495 more words

Uganda

Juba scraps treatment of officials in Uganda

​Cash-strapped South Sudan has canceled payment of medical bills for its officials in other countries, including Uganda.

An order issued by the minister for finance and planning, Stephen Dhieu Dau, said the government in Juba intends to channel the money to more priority areas. 485 more words

NEWS

‘Queen of Katwe’ inspires and uplifts

Pride. Perseverance. Strategy. Hope. All themes present in Disney’s “Queen of Katwe” and all things I felt while watching the movie.

*“Queen of Katwe” is out today in a limited amount of theaters & will have a full  theater release Sept. 397 more words

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