· January, 2011

Stories about Uganda from January, 2011

Uganda: Homosexuality not a European concept

  28 January 2011

Mark notes that homosexuality in Uganda is not a European import: “The irony is that homosexuality existed here long before Europeans had ever set foot on the African continent and it is, in fact, Christianity, a true European import, that has demonized homosexuals.”

Uganda: Gay Rights Activist Found Murdered

  27 January 2011

Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato was found murdered yesterday, just weeks after winning a court case against a local newspaper that had called for Ugandans to “hang” homosexuals. Kato was an advocacy officer for gay rights group Sexual Minorities Uganda, which published a press release reading: David was brutally...

Uganda: Local web cache lessons

  21 January 2011

Erik discusses local web cache lessons from Uganda: “Orange Uganda has seen local traffic jump from 3Mbs to over 30Mbs in just two weeks due to partnering and implementing Google’s Global Cache. One wonders how much business they’re starting to chip away at from their competition.”

Uganda: Does size matter?

  18 January 2011

Does size matter when talking about population?: “As a reference point for how big Uganda is, one frequent comparison is that it is about the same size as the State of Oregon in the U.S. The current population of Uganda is just over 33 million… It turns out that there...

Uganda: Introducing Maisha Film Labs

  15 January 2011

Tambay introduces Uganda's Maisha Film Labs: “The goal of the Maisha Film Labs is to give aspiring filmmakers in the East African country the tools & knowledge they currently lack, to tell their own stories through film, which would then help foster a self-sustaining film industry in Uganda and vicinity,...

Uganda: Uganda Watch 2011

  11 January 2011

Uganda Watch 2011 is a website created to provide Ugandans with a way to share their observations about elections. Citizens can SMS 6090 to report election abuses or ask questions.

Uganda: Court Victory for Ugandan Homosexuals

  6 January 2011

A Ugandan court has ruled against Rolling Stone - Uganda from publishing the identities and place of residence of gays, lesbians and transgendered people arguing that the action by the magazine will threaten and endanger their lives. Bloggers react to the historic ruling.

Uganda: LGBTI win court case over Rolling Stone

  4 January 2011

Victory for LGBTI people in Uganda: “The High Court of Uganda ruled that the Rolling Stone had violated the constitutional rights to privacy and safety and has awarded the three plaintiffs damages of £400 each plus a warning to the magazine not to repeat the outings.”

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