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All is not lost

Despite the prevalence of homophobia in Africa, LGBTI activists have some victories to celebrate.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Use and abuse of social media in Nigerian elections

With over a million Nigerians currently on Facebook and a growing number of Twitter users, how are Nigerian political circles dealing with social media in their campaigns? The elections are nearing, and the progress so far doesn’t offer much for celebration.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Getting InfoActive!

Campaigners from around the globe met recently in Bangalore to ‘talk techie’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A new apartheid

The campaign against sexual minorities in Uganda is being met with silence. It is time to take action and speak out, says Sokari Ekine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rape in the community

Addressing the issue of violence against women is an essential aspect of Black consciousness.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A shift of focus

It is time to bring families and communities into the LGBTI struggle.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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There is no hierarchy of rights or justice

Is Africa so full of its ownoppression that it cannot see that of the Palestinians, and feel their pain? .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Uganda: Assault on human rights

On 10 September, two Ugandan LGBTI activists, Georgina (aka Oundo George) and Brenda (aka Kiiza) were taken into custody by two men in plain clothes who identified themselves as police officers. The two activists were held illegally for one week, were denied any legal representation, denied bail and never brought before a judge. Under both Ugandan and International law the detention was illegal….…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Nigeria's ‘anti-gay bill’ is another backward step

Nigeria's new legislation is just another way of legitimizing all kinds of sexual prejudice and violence, says Sokari Ekine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No room for complacency in the global battle against homophobia

Adam Long welcomes the recent overturning of Uganda’s anti-gay bill, but cautions against early celebration.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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