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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - Uganda
An openly gay judge on South Africa's Constitutional Court recently hosted a launch for his new book in the foyer of the court, a symbol-laden structure partly built with exposed brick from the apartheid-era prison that once stood on the same hilltop. At the event, another judge praised Edwin Cameron, loftily describing their workplace as a shrine to democracy but also ribbing the colleague he sees often.
Ugandan police raided the offices of a United States-funded project known to offer AIDS services to homosexuals, a government spokesman said Friday, in what appeared to be the first public action by police to enforce a new law that strengthened criminal penalties against gay sex.
In Kenya, terrorism and homosexuality are seen as equal threats, said a leader for the country's ruling party.
The U.S. is sending military aircraft and more forces to assist in the hunt for fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony, more than doubling the number of American troops and airmen on the ground to 250.
Troubled by an anti-gay movement in Uganda and across much of the world, the U.S. is launching a new effort to combat what Secretary of State John Kerry described Wednesday as a threat to human rights.
The medical workers who knew he was gay ignored him, attending to those who arrived after him as they openly gossiped about his homosexuality.
Uganda's president signed an anti-gay bill Monday that provides for prison sentences ranging up to life behind bars, saying it is needed because the West is promoting homosexuality in Africa. Arrests of gays were expected as a result, one politician said.
The Ugandan government is defending strict anti-gay proposals that would jail homosexuals for life, even if it means losing the country's foreign aid.
When she stood before her computer class, Sister Bonita Gacnik knew she had to take things slowly.
President Obama denounced Uganda on Sunday for approving a law that will impose lengthy criminal sentences on people convicted of engaging in homosexual acts and said the law "will complicate" U.S. relations with the East African nation.
President Barack Obama warned Uganda Sunday over its plans to further criminalize homosexuality, saying it would "complicate our valued relationship."
A retired University of Kansas professor has been named executive editor of a media group in Uganda.
The death tolls are huge and the individual incidents gruesome. One estimate says nearly 10,000 people have been killed in South Sudan in a month of warfare, while in neighboring Central African Republic combatants in Muslim-vs.-Christian battles have beheaded children.
A Ugandan military official says at least 1,700 Congolese M23 rebels, including the top commander, have surrendered to Ugandan authorities.
Can you crowd-fund the hunt for a war criminal on the run deep in Africa's jungles? A Canadian adventurer with experiences in Afghanistan and Somalia wants to do just that: raise funds and take a small band of former soldiers to find Joseph Kony.