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April 22, 2018 (JUBA) - A sexual minority activist has fled South Sudan after facing threats from the country's national security operatives. JPEG - 39 kb. Asan Juma ... Most of the organization's staff members, Asan further disclosed, have since fled to Uganda, Sudan and Egypt for fear of being killed. AfA is a ...
Ugandans have been lured by the promise of well-paid work, to support family back home and fund an education. But widespread claims of exploitation and abuse prompted Uganda to ban its citizens from working in Jordan and Saudi Arabia in January 2016. Now the Ugandan government says it's ...

Human rights activists begged to differ, and some took to social media to criticise the proposal. “It's part of a wider attempt to curtail freedoms of expression,” Rosebell Kagumire, a human rights activist and blogger, said. Of Uganda's 41 million people, 23.6 million are mobile phone subscribers and 17 ...
Human rights activists begged to differ, and some took to social media to criticise the proposal. “It's part of a wider attempt to curtail freedoms of expression,” Rosebell Kagumire, a human rights activist and blogger, said. Of Uganda's 41 million people, 23.6 million are mobile phone subscribers and 17 ...
The Ugandan government will begin charging citizens a daily tax for their social media usage starting in July, reports Reuters. Cell phone owners who ... Activists are calling the plan another attempt by Museveni, who's been in power for over 30 years, to control freedom of expression. Uganda's Finance ...

The combination of anti-deportation rallies across Israel and around the world, activists and journalists (+972 Magazine included) working to expose how both Rwanda and Uganda refuse to actually absorb the refugees deported by Israel, public and international on the Rwandan government, and strategic ...
In June of last year, when Kyagulanyi unexpectedly won a seat in Uganda's Parliament, the anti-establishment pop star instantly became a political hero to his fans, and a target for the ... His grandfather fought during Uganda's civil war and his father was a political activist who often spent time in jail.

This year, the theme for the Mar.08 events rotated around what activists are doing to transform lives of women living under different settings. Ritah Aciro is one of the top players of women rights activism in the country. She has touched many lives through an organization – Uganda Women Network ...
LGBT rights activists are warily making plans to celebrate Pride this year despite the raids and arrests that foiled the country's last two Pride events. ... Isaac Mugisha, co-ordinator of Pride Uganda, is determined and optimistic that Ugandan LGBTs will hold a Pride event in Kampala later this year, without it ...
Living conditions for LGBTQ+ people are reportedly getting slightly better in the country, with activists reporting fewer people being “arrested, put in police cells and tortured”. Activist Isaac Mugisha, from Uganda, told The Daily Beast that he and other LGBTQ+ activists were now trying to work with straight ...
Nobel laureate Sir Richard Roberts: Uganda will remain trapped by food poverty if its leaders bow to anti-biotech activists ... would rather argue against sound science and allow Ugandans to become malnourished and possibly starve instead of allowing these crop-improving technologies to succeed.
An energy activist group has said non-renewal of the UMEMEs concession as electricity distributor will not end what it calls endemic corruption and mismanagement of the electricity sector. While Africa Institute for Energy Governance AFIEGO welcomes President Musevenis directive against renewal of ...
As fake products continue making their way into the Ugandan market, the Anti-Counterfeit (ACN) Network has started a sensitisation campaign to educate people ... Samuel Kuloba Watasa of the Uganda Consumer's protection Association said Ugandans have chosen to be ignorant making it hard to fight ...
The Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) has backed the Inspector General of Government, Justice Irene Mulyagonja's probe into the operations of ... Mutebile reshuffled Bank of Uganda senior staff on February 7, but some staff, including Justine Bagyenda, the executive director for commercial banks ...
The Anti-Corruption Coalition of Uganda has lauded the Inspectorate of Government for it's decision to probe the operations of Bank of Uganda. The Civil Society organization also revealed that the Governor of the Bank of Uganda Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile and the Bank of Uganda are not immune to ...


 

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