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Another Immoral Adventure: US Troops to Uganda
When we support brutal governments in foreign countries – be it through aid, training, or troops on the ground – there are real and lasting consequences for the people who live there. There are many r...
Another view: The South takes the pictures: New Internationalist August 2007 - #403
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at the states of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Iran, and South Africa and their experience of change presented in pictures.
Call Me Kuchu
Zouhall-Worrall, Malika; Fairfax, Katherine
In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while ...
Globalizing the Culture Wars: Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Uganda, like many countries in Africa and around the world, adheres to long-standing heterosexual and patriarchal traditions as to what is acceptable sexual behavior. In the West, such traditions are ...
In Uganda, Rioters Strip Women Wearing Trousers
Rioters attacked and stripped about 20 Ugandan women who were wearing trousers last week during deadly riots in Kampala. The humiliations were part of a major confrontation between a traditional kingd...
Local Places In the Age of the Global City
Keil, Roger, Wekerle, Gerda R., Bell, David V.J. (eds.)
The contributors to Local Places look at the complex social, economic and political contexts of cities in the 1990s and suggest that cities and urbanity, while part of the problem, also need to be con...
The Scramble for Africa: White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912
Describes the brief vicious scramble by Europe's imperial powers to seize colonies throughout the continent of Africa. Pakenham strips the impresarios of imperialism of their veneer of Victorian heroi...
Solar heat - transforming rural enterprises around the tropics
Solar energy is not just about electricity. It's also about heat - and three innovative projects highlighted by the Ashden Awards are showing how solar heat can dramatically reduce the carbon footprin...
Uganda: Carbon Trading Scheme Pushing People off Their Land
Carbon trading schemes are causing the displacement of indigenous persons as western companies rush to invest in tree-planting projects in developing countries.
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Three journalists suspended after hosting Ugandan opposition leader on radio show
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
Three journalists were suspended over hosting an opposition presidential hopeful who is also the former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leader, Dr. Kizza Besigye, on Baba FM radio, without permissio...
Uganda's lost innocents
Western Uganda: crop-raiding elephants call for plan bee
Attempts to stop the destruction of farmers' crops around Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park had failed until research into elephant reactions to bees provided an answer.
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