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Baby Boy Born with Eight Limbs Progressing Well after Successful Surgery

With the help of her mother-in-law, Margaret Awino gave birth to a baby boy in her eastern Uganda home. But rather than experience the joy she had with her other four children, the mother experienced the shock of her life when she noticed...Show More Summary

Ugh, Gambia

Remember the days before the phrase “aggravated homosexuality” entered our lexicon? Those were simpler times. And if you thought we’d be able to forget it now that Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill has been overturned, think again. Gambia’s parliament just … Continue reading ?

Privacy, Security and GPS-Based Apps: An Inside Look From SCRUFF

The privacy and security of location-based apps has become a major concern for smartphone users around the globe. Recent headlines say it all: "Tinder flaw left users vulnerable." "Grindr security glitch exposes gay users in Uganda,Show More Summary

NEW YORK: Anti-Gay NYC Councilman Fernando Cabrera Loses State Senate Bid

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

New York City Councilman Fernando Cabrera, who last week earned widespread condemnation for praising Uganda's brutally anti-gay regime, yesterday lost his Democratic primary bid for the state Senate. Retaining his seat is Sen. Gustavo Rivera, who took 60% of the vote. Show More Summary

Gambia Adopts Uganda's 'Jail The Gays' Bill

A month after Uganda repealed its draconian antigay law, Gambia passes an almost identical bill that would put gays behind bars for life in many cases. read more

Drilling to the Problem: Low-Cost Sterile Drill Covers for Surgery – Interview with Lawrence Buchan, Cofounder of Arbutus Medical

4 months agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

The setting: In low-resource countries, rapid motorization in the last 10 years has led to increasing traffic accidents, which often result in bone fractures. In Uganda alone, hospitals admit 10,000 road-traffic accident patients each year. Show More Summary

How Quarters led to Clean, Safe Drinking Water in Uganda

This is a guest post by Jean Semler, co-founder and president of ChangeALife Uganda, a partner of Segal Family Foundation. The "Butterfly Effect" says the mere flutter of a butterfly's wings can cause a hurricane on the other side of the globe. Show More Summary

Bronx Pastor Running For State Office Praises Uganda’s Anti-Gay Laws

A pastor seeking state office in New York has praised Uganda's Christian lawmakers for their anti-LGBT and other socially conservative positions. The post Bronx Pastor Running For State Office Praises Uganda’s Anti-Gay Laws appeared first on ThinkProgress.

New York City Councilman Fernando Cabrera Praises Uganda's Anti-Gay Laws

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Andres Duque writes at YouTube: In a 30 minute video posted on January of 2014 New York City pastor and Councilmember Fernando Cabrera addressed viewers from Uganda and praised their draconian anti-gay laws for lowering HIV transmission. Show More Summary

Councilman praises African gov't targeting gays

A YouTube video has surfaced showing Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera in Uganda praising the leadership of the African country for its socially conservative positions, amid widespread international... To view the full story, click the title link.

Gay rights, sex workers and HIV prevention: Uganda’s activists answer your questions

Editor of the Ugandan publication Rolling Stone holds a November 2010 issue of his newspaper, which published the names and photos of 14 men it identified as gay. Public health experts say discrimination directed toward the LGBT community hinder many individuals from seeking treatment for HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Show More Summary

The House of Commons needs men like Douglas Carswell: I would not campaign against him

Douglas Carswell is a respected, upright, steadfast and brave politician who has always put his constituents and his country before himself. He comes from a medical family and grew up in Uganda where his parents worked. He had held down proper jobs outside the Westminster village before being elected to the Commons in 2005. Since [...]

Where Do Babies Come From?

More U.S. parents are adopting from Ethiopia and Uganda, although shifting laws mean that could change soon

UNICEF updating Uganda's Digital Kiosk computing platform

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

For the past couple of years, UNICEF Uganda and partners have been designing, developing, prototyping and rolling out youth-focused community computers that can operate on mains power where available, or solar-power in remote rural areas. Show More Summary

Grindr security glitch exposes gay users in Uganda, Russian Kremlin

Popular gay smartphone app Grindr reveals the precise location of its gay users to anyone with a Net connection.

Amid poverty, US surgeons saving lives in Uganda

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The American neurosurgeon leaned in to take a selfie with his patient, chuckling with excitement when she raised her hands. That was a good sign the day after Michael Haglund and his Duke University team opened the patient's skull to remove a tumor.

Savings Groups, Mobile Phones And A New Solution For Rural Women

Women participating in Paper Prototyping for new mobile app in Uganda Women are the backbone of the household in Africa -- they manage the home, care for the children, are responsible for education and healthcare, and contribute to the household's livelihood. Show More Summary

What It’s Like To Be Gay In Uganda

by Dish Staff Brandon Ambrosino interviews Nicholas Opiyo, a Ugandan attorney who helped overturn the country’s infamous anti-gay law. He describes the harassment Ugandan gays face: You’re not going to see public flogging of gay people in the streets. That would be a rarity, and even if it occurs, because of the nature of our […]

Hey, White College Kids: Can the Ferguson Police Get Some of That Kony 2012 Outrage?

Remember #Kony2012? Of course you do. The social media campaign by Invisible Children against the war criminal leader of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army is impossible to forget because of the way so many Americans—including many white Americans—came together and amplified the cause in the name of justice and human rights.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Criminalizes HIV Transmission

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has officially criminalized the transmission of HIV, a move that many public health experts worry could ultimately exacerbate Uganda’s well documented struggles with the virus. Similar to law that sometimes appear here in the U.S. Uganda’s...

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