Stories about Uganda from January, 2010
Responses to Homophobia in Africa by Sokari: “I’m writing this post in response to number of articles on the prevalence of homophobia in Africa and to try and give some perspective and historical context.”
John writes about Mobile Web East Africa Conference: Mobile Web East Africa is a very cool conference taking place in Nairobi of Feb. 3-4. The event focuses on “harnessing the potential of the internet and applications on mobile devices,”
Is East Africa prepared for 7.0 earthquake?: “The 7.0 magnitude quake that has flattened the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, should give East Africans pause for thought. What if a similar quake hit here?”
Sokari posts a YouTube video showing Ugandan President distancing himself from Anti-Homosexuality Bill: “Nonetheless it is not clear how much of the Bill he is distancing himself from so the pressure needs to be kept up as clearly it working.”
Fred Mutabi is a multi-color woodcut artist from Uganda who has long used his artistry to convey the fragility of the human condition in Africa and to celebrate the natural beauty of Uganda, his homeland.
Ugandan former president Milton Obote knew about HIV/AIDS but kept quite: “l happen to hail from Southern Uganda where HIV-AIDS was first discovered. Obote ll Government decided to sit on the medical findings under the late Dr.Eriab Muzira, claiming that it will discourage tourists. But when Museveni took over in...