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Namirembe probe homosexuality claims at King’s College Budo

Kampala, Uganda |┬áTHE INDEPENDENT |┬áNamirembe Diocese has commenced investigations into the complaints of homosexuality levelled against some staff members and learners at King’s College Budo, one of the prestigious schools in Uganda. Rev. Nathan Mulondo, the secretary in charge of education, says Namirembe Diocese which is the founding body of …

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ACP-EU Summit: Uganda to oppose abortion, homosexuality proposals

Maputo, Mozambique | THE INDEPENDENT |┬á Uganda’s delegation to the joint parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation of the African, Caribean, and Pacific States and the European Union led by┬áDeputy Speaker of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa,┬áhas stated that it will oppose plans┬áto make them adopt and adapt to homosexuality. Tayebwa said Uganda …

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LGBTQIs and the bogeyman of Uganda

Homosexuality has become a very explosive social issue that has invaded the politics of the day COMMENT | ROSE WAKIKONA | For a country which in 2020 scored 73 points out of 100, putting it at a rank of 142 out of 180 countries, on the Corruption Perceptions Index, which …

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Parliament silently passes law against homosexuality

Kampala, Uganda |┬áTHE INDEPENDENT | ┬áParliament has passed the sexual offences Bill 2019 reintroducing the ban on homosexuality in the country. ┬á┬á In a heated debate on Monday the MPs also rejected to the proposal that allows a person, who had consented to a sexual act to withdraw that consent …

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Gay marriage legal in 28 countries

    Paris, France | AFP |┬áThe first-ever gay civil unions in Denmark 30 years ago paved the way for full same-sex marriages that are today allowed in 28 countries, even though homosexuality remains illegal in some parts of the world. Here is an overview. – Europe, gay marriage pioneers …

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Kenyan Archbishop challenges Christians on homosexuality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya, His Grace Rev. Jackson Ole Sapit has cautioned Christians on homosexuality. Archbishop Sapit was on Monday speaking as the guest preacher at the Anglican Shrine in Nakiyanja-Namugongo were thousands converged to commemorate this year’s Martyrs’ day. …

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Kenya court postpones decision on homosexuality laws

Nairobi,┬áKenya┬á|┬áAFP┬á|┬áKenya’s High Court on Friday postponed a much-anticipated ruling on whether to scrap colonial-era laws which criminalise homosexuality, citing a heavy case load. “The files are above my height… we are still working,” said Chacha Mwita, one of the judges, who added that one of his colleagues was on leave …

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