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State minister for Investment and Privatisation, Evelyn Anite mocked for saying government plans to make it mandatory for all Ugandans to own a Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) simcard just like national identity cards. column. Bahati - Anite, do you own ...
In a meeting with a team of health rights activists under the Advocacy for Better Health in June this year, several residents who use the health facility for immediate health attention lamented that often times, people are referred to Entebbe.

However, politicians have largely ignored the gay community - which has not experienced the levels of discrimination seen in other countries such as neighbouring Uganda - until a recent spike in Anti-Gay rhetoric by the government. Last July, the ...
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni and UN chief Antonio Guterres host today a conference to raise $8 billion for South Sudanese refugees.
But human rights activists in the county have termed the punishment by the IEBC too lenient. Their leader Moses Lukoye said the amount could not be ... The activist noted police are yet to arraign the bodyguard of Bungoma Deputy Governor Hillary ...
rights activists said on Friday that Governor Kenneth Lusaka and rival Wycliffe Wangamati should be fined far more than Sh1 million each for electoral mayhem in which a woman was shot dead.

Uganda markets The Ugandan shilling was unchanged on Thursday and was expected to get support from coffee export dollar inflows, traders said.
Gay friendly Madrid gears for WorldPride, Uganda to feature. The Independent June 23, ... A special session on people living with HIV and AIDS is also on the agenda with activists from Uganda, Armenia and Chile in attendance. Forty years after Spain's ...
prev. next. Responding to growing international criticism of Anti-Gay efforts in Uganda, the government said in a statement on June 22 that it does not discriminate against people "of a different sexual orientation.
Masaka - When Swaibu Sulambaaya, a social critic, received a phone call a week ago from one of the residents neighbouring Masaka Municipal Council mortuary, complaining of the stench emanating from the facility, the activist responded immediately.
Uganda's nuclear discussions with Russia commenced last October shortly after the launch of the Uganda-Russian Joint Permanent Commission, an inter-governmental framework for economic, scientific and technical cooperation.
The lawmakers expressed dissatisfaction with the failure by government and pro-women activists to condemn the developments.
Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Since the traditional era, women have played a central role in art in Africa; mainly infusing artistic attributes to utilitarian objects they create.
A report released last year by the Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by American actor-activist-philanthropist George Clooney, established that while the rest of the population suffered, top South Sudan government officials and army ...
Kampala - Buganda Road Court has temporary stopped the request by the State to subject suspended Makerere Research Fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi to a mental status test until her petition challenging the same is determined by the Constitutional Court.
Her arrest elicited widespread condemnation, with Human Rights Watch describing it as "the most flagrant attack on free expression in many years and a vengeful use of Uganda's justice system to silence a government critic". She is currently barred from ...
Meanwhile, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe met with Ugandan LGBT activists who told him that him that Uganda cannot reach UNAIDS 90-90-90 HIV treatment targets as long as the country's laws criminalize both HIV positive and gay people.

Speaking to the media in Kampala, the head of health and nutrition at Save the child Uganda, Dr. Patricia Pirio said without birth registration, it makes it difficult for police to investigate the case of defilement to conclusion, because there must be ...
On June, 8, I was invited by Daily Monitor newspaper to be part of a panel involving academics, civil society activist, traders and development consultants to discuss Uganda's 2017/18 Budget. Overall my assessment was that this was another feel good ...
Uganda is planning to send about 1,000 medical workers to Libya, an official said on Friday, a plan criticised by health activists who believe it would further weaken the country's struggling health care system. Over the last decade, foreign recruiters ...
Uganda is planning to send about 1,000 medical workers to Libya, an official said on Friday, a plan criticised by health activists who believe it would further weaken the country's struggling health care system. Over the ... Ugandan health activists ...
... fusion of afrobeat, electro, soul, pop, rap and dancehall - is a collaborative effort between Sweden's Petter Wallenberg (better known under his dance music moniker House of Wallenberg) and LGBTI musicians, singers and activists from some of the ...
Grace Mukwaya who works for Platform for Labour Action, a Ugandan NGO that supports and protects the rights of marginalised workers, says the Uganda-Kenya border is a popular point for traffickers smuggling Ugandan girls to the Middle East. "Many cross ...
The magazine, which is founded by pro-homosexuality activist Kasha Jacqueline, highlights several stories of people in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, justifying their quest to fight for their space in the country ...
The US government intends to dedicate a portion of its Shs 1.7 trillion health budget on providing family planning services to adolescents and women, but admits it is facing challenges getting Ugandan authorities to buy into the idea. ... Debate on ...
Female MPs under their umbrella body Uganda women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA), have also asked for a quick investigation to document the Mukiibi's sexual life after allegations of fathering several children with his some of students went viral.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda is planning to send about 1,000 medical workers to Libya, an official said on Friday, a plan criticised by health activists who believe it would further weaken the country's struggling health care system. Over the last decade ...
The group led by the country acting director Action Aid Uganda Christine Aboke says government must come up with a lasting solution to end cases of land conflicts in the country.
Seeking improved access to health care, LGBTI and sex worker activists meet in 2010 with current Ugandan Vice President Edward Kiwanuka (fourth from right) when he was still speaker of Ugandan parliament. (Uganda Health and science Press ...
"activists have criticized the Ugandan president for failing to cater for gay men in his new plan to end HIV by 2030.
During a night dominated by political talk and Wonder woman praise, Hillary Clinton managed to combine the two in her surprise video message for honoree Elizabeth banks, a longtime Democratic activist and Clinton supporter. "Now I haven't seen Wonder ...
Although East Africa has considerable diversity and an abundance of music traditions, many of the countries face similar issues. These range from effects of urbanisation to threats of piracy, lack of intellectual property enforcement, to the lack of ...
During a post-budget dialogue organised by Civil Society Budget advocacy group (CSBAG) in Mbale on Tuesday, the activists said their efforts to push government to increase funding have remained futile yet such sectors have the potential to propel ...
The colonial government established Moi Nyeri Complex Primary school on June 11, 1949 in Nyeri town to cater for education needs for the children of European settlers.
activists have criticised the Ugandan president for failing to cater for gay men in his new plan to end HIV by 2030.
Lira - Defilement remains a big problem and one of the repeated forms of child abuse in Lango sub-region due to various factors, official have revealed.
If national security was the genuine reason for the regulation, then the ICT minister should propose a narrowly tailored solution, not a comprehensive censorship of all Ugandans on social media. Uganda would ... This was contrary to the aspirations and ...
Jewish service efforts span what activists sometimes call the "global south," where much of the world's poverty is found.
Four years ago, Scott Lively of Abiding Truth Ministries was sued by a Ugandan homosexual activist group in a Massachusetts federal court.
Ugandan LGBT and Key populations human rights defenders meet with Michel Sidibe (third from left), executive director of UNAIDS.
Also in the U.S., a federal judge dismissed the case brought by Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) against Anti-Gay activist Scott Lively. SMUG's case, brought by the .... activists said other countries were considering doing the same. From the New York ...
According to the Daily Beast, Sponsor stated that Lively facilitated efforts to "restrict freedom of expression" by Ugandan members of the LGBTI community, "to suppress their civil rights, and . . . to make the very existence of LGBTI people in Uganda ...
Ugandan Fellow Rashida Nakabuga enjoys ice cream form Sassy Cow Creamery in 2016. Submitted photo. Sierra Leonean Fellow Abdulai Conteh has a background in mental health and psychosocial support programs.
A pastor from Springfield, Mass., who was accused by an LGBT activist group of committing "crimes against humanity" when he discussed what the Bible says about homosexuality during his visits to Uganda, scored a victory in court last week after winning ...
The evening's first speaker was Milton Allimadi, Ugandan-born, Publisher of The Black Star News, human rights activist and Adjunct Professor at John Jay College. Allimadi gave a brief overview of the history of South Sudan which became independent from ...
Attorneys representing a Christian minister are asking an appeals court to rebuke the "defamatory statements" a federal judge unleashed when he found that federal law prevented him from continuing a damage lawsuit by homosexual activists in Uganda.
"I was a social activist before I was in the financial business" she said. "My story is not really a story of a business woman who decides to give back, it's more a story of an activist who decided she better learn more about business and power to make ...
Uganda: A U.S. federal court ruled that Scott Lively, an American activist, violated international law while promoting legislation in Uganda that, in its original version, called for the death penalty for homosexuality. But Judge Michael Ponsor ...
When someone is deeply inspired, nothing can stop them from succeeding in life. Kathleen Archambeau will discuss her new creation Pride & Joy, a book of pure inspiration, filled with stories of queer heroes who overcame, persisted and lived life both ...


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