Northern Uganda is still reeling from a 23-year civil war that internally displaced over 1.6 million people. The Gulu Women’s Economic Development and Globalization (GWEDG) is the region’s first grassroots human rights organization focused on women.
Despite calls to cancel due to human rights abuses, Bahrain's monarchy will host the Formula One race this weekend. The move to host the event amid protests signals an effort by the government to appear stable and secure.
In 2009, American evangelist Scott Lively spoke at a conference in Uganda entitled “Seminar on Exposing the Homosexual Agenda.” That same year, an anti-homosexuality bill was introduced in the Ugandan parliament.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir will meet early next month for just the second time since South Sudan’s independence last year. The meeting comes amidst a simmering humanitarian crisis along the border.
The head of Uganda's Lord’s Resistance Army, Joseph Kony, has jumped into the spotlight thanks to a 30 minute video by the American advocacy group Invisible Children.The video’s gone viral, with more than 30 million views in the last two days, and has sparked a debate about the West’s role in Africa