SA must condemn Uganda gay law – SAHRC – News24

News24Explore the vibrant restaurants, bars and cultural life of Johannesburg before heading off for… Now R251.00 buy now. Johannesburg – South Africa must speak out against homophobic Ugandan legislation, the … Read More

Ugandan president signs anti-gay bill despite foreign pressure – Xinhua

XinhuaENTEBBE, Uganda, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed an anti-gay bill into law on Monday despite warnings from Western powers of dire consequences. Museveni signed the bill … Read More

After anti-gay law is signed, Uganda tabloid publishes list of the country’s ‘top … – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailA Ugandan tabloid has published a list of what it called the country’s “200 top” homosexuals the day after the country’s president signed a harsh anti-gay law. … Read More

Uganda’s President Museveni signs controversial anti-gay bill into law – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill that toughens penalties against gay people and makes some homosexual acts crimes punishable by life in prison. Homosexual … Read More

Desmond Tutu condemns Uganda’s proposed new anti-gay law – The Guardian

The GuardianIn condemning Uganda’s proposed new law, Desmond Tutu again equated discrimination against gay people with the the horrors of Nazi Germany and apartheid-era South Africa. Photograph: Matt Dunham/AP. Archbishop … Read More

US president warns Uganda over anti-gay bill – BBC News

BBC NewsPresident Barack Obama has warned Uganda’s President Yoweri Musuveni that enacting an anti-gay law will complicate relations with the US. Under the proposed legislation, those convicted of homosexual acts … Read More

Uganda president calls gays ‘abnormal,’ but opposes bill – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s president opposes an anti-gay bill passed by lawmakers that calls for life imprisonment for gays, even as he characterizes homosexuals as “abnormal” people who … Read More

Ugandan president slams gays while refusing to sign anti-gay bill – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni refused to sign into law a tough anti-homosexual bill passed by parliament last month. But the tone of his remarks … Read More

Congo Clashes Death Toll Reaches 100 – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalKAMPALA, Uganda—The death toll from clashes between the Congolese army and supporters of former presidential candidate Joseph Mukungubila rose to 100, as troops battled to control the latest … Read More

Fighting erupts in South Sudan flashpoint town, sanctions loom – Reuters

ReutersJUBA (Reuters) – South Sudanese forces fought rebels on the outskirts of the flashpoint town of Bor on Tuesday, its mayor said, as a deadline imposed by East African nations … Read More

Hundreds flee as South Sudan forces brace for ‘White Army’ assault – Reuters

ReutersJUBA (Reuters) – Hundreds of people fled South Sudan’s flashpoint town of Bor as the army warned of an imminent attack by the “White Army” militia on Monday, two weeks … Read More

Fighting continues in S Sudan despite cease-fire – Washington Post

Washington PostKAMPALA, Uganda — A spokesman for South Sudan’s military says fighting continues in the oil-producing Unity state despite ongoing efforts by regional leaders to get both sides to agree … Read More

Blackfish, The Armstrong Lie, The Act Of Killing: 15 Documentaries For Oscars 2014

Blackfish, the documentary that took the pop-culture World by storm, and, thanks to CNN’s constant showing of it last summer, made the use of Killer Whales as entertainment in water … Read More

At Least 26 Dead in Juba Unrest, Toll Expected to Rise – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaJUBA — At least 26 people have been killed in Juba and dozens more treated for gunshot wounds since fighting broke out late Sunday in the South Sudanese … Read More