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By Steve King
Topic - Uganda
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni stood defiant in the face of aid cuts from several Western nations, arguing that aid from foreign nations on the condition of fair treatment for homosexuals is "unreligious" and "sinful."
White House national security adviser Susan E. Rice took time away from a variety of global security emergencies Tuesday to promote international gay rights, calling it "among the most challenging human rights issues we face."
The Obama administration canceled a regional military exercise in Uganda on Thursday due to the country's gay sex laws. The nation implemented a bill in February that makes gay sex an offense that could land individuals a life sentence in prison.
Shelene Bryan went to Africa to find the two children that she sponsored for $25 a month. Were they real or just a scam?
Two teenagers from Uganda are recovering after receiving life-saving heart surgery in Jacksonville.
In a story May 19 about the conviction in Uganda of a nurse, The Associated Press reported erroneously that she was found guilty of trying to infect her patient with HIV. She was found guilty of negligence which exposed her patient to HIV, not of intentionally trying to infect the patient.
African troops searching for Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony are concentrating on the Central African Republic although the notorious rebel commander indicted for war crimes keeps moving in and out of Sudan, South Sudan and Congo as well because he knows he's being tracked, a U.N. envoy said Monday.
Fearing prison or even death, an openly gay activist from Uganda is seeking asylum in the United States since his home country toughened criminal punishment against gays.
The United States urged eastern African nations on Thursday to quickly send enough peacekeeping forces to South Sudan to quell nearly six months of deadly violence between ethnic groups.
Uganda's military says it has captured a junior commander with the Lord's Resistance Army and rescued 10 people abducted by the fugitive leaders of the rebel group notorious for abducting children.
Uganda's athletics body suspended a coach who is accused of sexually harassing female runners, an official said on Monday, after Ugandan police started investigating the man whose alleged misconduct has sparked calls for his arrest and prosecution.
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.