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Don’t throw anti-homophobic stones in glass houses!

Yes, what’s happening in Uganda is appalling, but Britain and the US need to sort out their own prejudices as well.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Holding our ground

LGBT activists from Africa to South America are standing firm and forming coalitions with other rights groups in the face of continued – and worsening – discrimination..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Deported! Different destinies

Following up on the lives of the men we featured in our June Deported! edition.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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An act of solidarity

You may have worn your red ribbon with pride last week, but 22 years after the first World AIDS Day was observed, the African response to the AIDS epidemic still leaves a lot to be desired.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Maoists, militias and mafias

Governments often speak of ‘poverty’ or‘deprivation’ as among the root causes of terrorism. There is muchrhetoric about addressing basic issues, which, it is believed, createfertile terrain for fundamentalists and extremists.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The really ugly face of capitalism

With rich countries andcorporations buying up our land, we are witnessing a new scramble for Africa.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Is African identity a house of ideas that imprisons and silences?’*

Nigerian writer AmosTutola’s quote is certainly true for sexual minorities, still beingoppressed by decades-old colonial laws.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Darfur - don't turn away

Say Darfur, and many of us feel we just cant confront the prolific slaughter and rape that is taking place there, in the African nation of Sudan. Yet those who dont turn away will see an extreme example of how many of the worlds governments deal with those seeking independence. On the ground, theres an arrogant government stripping the natural resources from the area without giving the region and its people opportunities to develop.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Commonwealth contradictions

A reader wrote us recently about her concerns about the Heads ofCommonwealth meeting taking place now in Uganda. She raises someimportant issues:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The true cost of your call

Workers in the DRC are being exploited in the mining of cassiterite, a vital component in laptops and mobile phones.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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