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‘Humour is powerful’: Cartoons take on Uganda’s repressive government

Al Jazeera 31 Mar 2024
Ugandan newspapers began printing political cartoons in the 1960s ... Ssentonga’s cartoon mocking power cuts in Uganda, published in The Observer in 2006, helped get him a job at the newspaper in 2005 [Courtesy of Spire Ssentonga] ... This is rare in Uganda.

LGBTQ+ Uganda sculptor Leilah Babirye on art as activism

Channel 4 28 Mar 2024
... a form of activism back home in Uganda, where being gay is a crime.

History-making Ronald Rugumayo on cloud nine after DP World Tour feat

Independent online (SA) 25 Feb 2024
Honestly, it’s not about me as a player, it’s not about Uganda, it’s about East Africa ... One man who has closely followed Rugumayo’s fledgling career is Innocent Ndawula, reporter at The Daily Monitor newspaper in Uganda.

Kuwait faces Libya in friendly encounter

Arab Times 11 Jan 2024
Additionally, a second match is scheduled against Uganda on January 19. In another development, the Libyan Al-Jamahir newspaper disclosed that “Kuwait covered the expenses of the Libyan ...

Britain’s scariest libel firm can pursue anyone, anywhere

Economist 01 Dec 2023
Princess Elizabeth Bagaya of Toro, one-time foreign secretary of Uganda, retained him to sue several British newspapers that had reported Idi Amin’s stated reasons for firing her (a series of lurid but unsubstantiated complaints about her behaviour).

Missing in action: How Eritrean football was deflated at home and abroad

Al Jazeera 28 Nov 2023
As Eritrea doesn’t have any approved stadiums, every match would have to be played abroad, a hassle for our FA.” A man holds a copy of a newspaper in Kampala, Uganda on December 5, 2012, carrying a ...

North Korea is shutting embassies

Economist 09 Nov 2023
Its missions in Uganda, Spain and Hong Kong are also being shut down. According to the Yomiuri Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper, more than a dozen North Korean embassies in all, about a quarter of the total, could soon close.

North Korea shuts embassies — but London may get stay of execution

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Nov 2023
In recent days, the North Korean authorities have announced the closure of missions to Spain, Uganda and Angola. Unconfirmed reports in a Japanese newspaper claim that more than ten diplomatic premises ...

North Korea's closure of Africa embassies a sign of economic hardships - South's ministry

Reuters 31 Oct 2023
Both Angola and Uganda have forged friendly ties with North Korea since the 1970s, maintaining military cooperation and providing rare sources of foreign currency such as statue-building projects.

All The Black Art To See At Frieze London 2023

Vogue 10 Oct 2023
Deborah Anzinger proposed by Simone LeighUntitled Transmutations, presented by Nicola Vassell Gallery ... Brooklyn-based artist Leilah Babirye was forced to flee her native Uganda after a local newspaper publicly outed her in 2015 ... Funmi Fetto. .
photo: Creative Commons / Kateregga1
Murchison Falls National Park - Kichubanyobo entrance gate

New Clues Could Solve Case of the Dutch Girl Lost in Africa

The Daily Beast 23 Sep 2023

Man faces death penalty for ‘aggravated homosexuality’ under Uganda’s ‘kill the gays’ laws

Metro UK 29 Aug 2023
A young man in Uganda has been charged with ‘aggravated homosexuality’ – an offence punishable by death – in a historic first ... Metro newspaper ... Uganda has not executed anyone in around two decades, but capital punishment has not been abolished.
photo: Creative Commons / Chapelle musa
Kampala Road, Habitat, Uganda

Ugandan journalists robbed, assaulted while covering election

CPJ 05 Jul 2023

The Ugandan satirist who scared a dictator: Kakwenza Rukirabashaija on torture, exile and activism

The Observer 04 Jul 2023
He is worried that evidence of the extensive, brutal torture he endured before fleeing Uganda, etched permanently into his body, would terrify them ... I have to keep going, I have to keep pushing until Uganda gets a better person to lead it.

London Police Arrest 4 Climate Activists for Throwing Paint Over Office Building

Urdu Point 27 Jun 2023
The protesters expressed their solidarity with Ugandan activists who also protested against the pipeline, which is set to transport oil extracted at Uganda's Lake Albert reserves to the port city of Tanga in Tanzania, the newspaper reported.