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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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‘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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Invisible children – the ‘rescue’

In cities around the world people protested lastweekend against the plight of child soldiers in Uganda.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Privatization brings the rain?

Anti-water privatization activists from all over Africa met today atthe World Social Forum to launch a new African Water Network aimed atstrengthening co-operation and co-ordinating efforts to ‘oppose waterprivatization in all its forms’; to work for a participatory model ofpublic control over water; and to assert that water is a fundamentalhuman right. Virginia Setshedi from the South African Coalition AgainstWater Privatization explained the significance of the event: ‘Today wecelebrate…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A savage spectacle

Witnessing a murder in the street, Maya Prabhu regrets that in the absence of a reliable judicial system, ordinary Ugandans are taking the law into their own hands.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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