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Uganda politicians celebrate passing of anti-gay laws

Posted February 24, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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At a public ceremony in a packed room at the State House in Entebbe,Yoweri Museveni formally initialled the anti-homosexuality act, which also outlaws the promotion of homosexuality and requires citizens to denounce to the police anyone suspected of being gay.

Source: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/24/ugand...

Hi VOY, I am reblogging this article from The Guardian because I want to know your thoughts and opinions! I think there are a few issues here to comment on from politics between different countries (check out this previous blog post!) and gay rights. Defying international disapproval from western donor nations, Uganda's president has signed a controversial law allowing those convicted of homosexuality to be imprisoned for life. At a public ceremony in a packed room at...


Issues affecting most local communities in Africa

Posted August 7, 2014 no picture Natumanya Sarah

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This is a story I got from one of the youths when I visited South Western Uganda during one of my education campaigns. She says: In my Community we (Youths) have the following problems 1. Illiteracy especially for girls 2. Poverty 3. Unemployment. Addressing the is the issue in number 1 above, it comes as a result of the community having low trust in girls who they believe are not good enough to be educated as far as boys should. Their reason being, girls are good...