Imagine if day after day you had to live your life in fear, not knowing if you were going to be attacked, abused or killed. Sounds like a movie, right? Well, it's not. It's a life many LGBTI people have gone through. In February 2014,...Show More Summary
Military says at least 11 people, including five journalists, dead in attack blamed on Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army.
The night before the Israel Defense Forces' 1976 mission rescuing over 200 hostages from hijackers in Entebbe, Uganda, Tel Aviv University's Prof. Pinhas Alpert, then head of an Israel Air Force base forecasting unit, provided intelligence...Show More Summary
Uganda Lord's Resistance Army leader Dominic Ongwen faces war crimes charges at International Criminal Court – AFP http://t.co/12xIjcPLZI — SavageNation (@SavageNation) January 26, 2015
FM Harold Wanyama’s great start of 7 wins in the first 7 rounds enabled him to win the Rwabushenyi Memorial Chess Championship that ended on Sunday 18 January 2015 at Pope Paul Memorial Hotel in Rubaga, Kampala. For his exploits, the winner walked off with a prestigious trophy and a cash prize of one million […]
The answer to extreme poverty in Africa could be Africa itself, if a new agricultural initiative lives up to its vision. The Uganda Community Farm (UCF) aims to create a prototype for self-sustainability within Uganda’s poor rural communities. Show More Summary
A commander from a Ugandan rebel group known for abducting and torturing children has been extradited to the Netherlands.
Sue Desmond-Hellmann took the helm at The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation last May. She talks about what she’s hoping to change and how working in Uganda informs what she does now.
Like the rest of Africa, Uganda has been besieged by outside forces relentlessly pressuring governments to embrace anti-life and anti-family policies. The angle is always the same: improving “reproductive health,” including abortionShow More Summary
Also: International space station astronauts are safe while a potential problem is checked out; Uganda now holds an African rebel leader; and the Razzie nominations are out for the worst in films.
Army spokesman says Dominic Ongwen, captured in Central African Republic, to face trial at Hague court over war crimes.
A new documentary will examine Western-backed homophobia in Uganda, an issue detailed last year in Human Rights Campaign’s report “The Export of Hate.”
Marlina was a Charger Girl from 2007 to 2010 East African Business Week January 11, 2015 KAMPALA, UGANDA – American super model Marlina Moreno, is expected to lead a team of high profile Americans to trek the Margherita, Peak of Mountain Rwenzori on January 17, 2015. Moreno is a Los-Angeles-based super model, TV [...]
A Ugandan fisherman Mubalak Batambuze of Kibuye village in Uganda, is being celebrated as a hero by fellow villagers after he hunted down and killed with a stabbing spear a 20-foot crocodile, weighing 1,000 kg, that killed and ate his pregnant wife. Show More Summary
In December 2013 I was in Kampala, Uganda, filming Cleopatra Kambugu, a Ugandan trans woman who has decided not to be quiet anymore. Back then we could move around freely; Cleo and her boyfriend Nelson could show their love openly. But only a couple of weeks later, all this changed. Show More Summary
Annet Mbabazi holds her 18-month-old son, Pobruce, who graduated from the PMTCT program at Ruhoko Health Center IV. He is HIV-free. Annet Mbabazi is living with HIV, but her 18-month-old son, Pobruce, is HIV-free. I met the mother-baby...Show More Summary
Via the Independent: Gay rights activists in Uganda have risked detention by police, threats of violence and death threats to publish a new magazine sharing the stories of the country’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community. Show More Summary
LGBT Activists in Uganda Publish New Magazine Despite Death Threats
The first batch of good news out of 2015 includes Ari Fitz on ElixHER's cover, a cricket engaygement, badass queers in Uganda, Amber Rose's approval, marriage equality spreading around the world in under 80 days, and kittens playing with tiny trucks.
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