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New struggle in Uganda must not wither on the vine

New struggle in Uganda must not wither on the vine The arrest of a singer who became an MP in Uganda, east Africa, has seen riots and mass protests.

Diverse sexuality isn't alien to Africa - homophobia is

Contrary to current stereotypes, Africa has a rich history of same sex relations that was buried by colonialism, writes Ken Olende

Ugandan Asians in Britain 40 years on: here to stay and fight

Ugandan Asians in Britain 40 years on: here to stay and fight Some 27,000 expelled Ugandan Asians came in Britain in 1972, prompting a frenzy of racism from the press and politicians.

Africa round-up

Ugandan LGBT march defies the police Almost 100 people joined the first LGBT Pride march in Uganda in east Africa, despite homosexuality being illegal there.

US sends troops into Uganda

Barack Obama is to send 100 "military advisers" to Uganda and across central Africa to assist in the fight against the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).

LGBT rights: A setback for bigots in Uganda

A draconian anti-gay bill has failed to pass through parliament in Uganda.

British detainee sent to Uganda

18 February 2006
A British resident who has been detained by the US military in Guantanamo Bay since 2002 has been transferred to Uganda by the US – and the British government has done nothing to help him.

Communities unite to oppose deportations

12 November 2005
Wigan Over 300 people staged a rally in Wigan, north west England, last Saturday to protest against the deportation of Sarah Hata and her family. The family were depoted to Uganda last week.

The reality of trade inequality — poverty and poisoned ground

02 July 2005
Cotton used to be the big cash crop in eastern Uganda and a major contributor to the country’s agricultural sector, which employs over 80 percent of its population.

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