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We Are No Longer A Colony, Uganda Tells EU Envoys

AFRICANGLOBE - “Uganda is not their colony anymore and therefore, we do not hold elections for their satisfaction,” Mr Ofwono Opondo, the government Media Centre director, said in an interview Monday. A government spokesperson said on Monday that the country’s electoral laws have been improved over time and can deliver a credible election despite misgivings by EU envoys, opposition politicians and the civil society.

U.S. Attempting To Blackmail Uganda Over Gay Law

AFRICANGLOBE - Why is it that America is not targeting countries such as Saudi Arabia and Egypt, where homosexuals are given the death penalty? Why are African countries alone being targeted with sanctions and sabotage for not accepting homosexuality?

Keep Your Aid, Uganda Tells The West

AFRICANGLOBE - Uganda yesterday shrugged off foreign aid cuts and international criticism of its tough new anti-homosexuality law, saying it could do without Western aid. “The West can keep their ‘aid’ to Uganda over h*mos, we shall still develop without it,” government spokesman Ofwono Opondo said in a message on Twitter.

Ugandan President Set To Sign New Law Against Homosexuality

AFRICANGLOBE - The president based his decision on a report by "medical experts", saying that "homosexuality is not genetic but a social behaviour". Museveni had said two weeks ago that he would only sign the bill after seeking the opinion of scientists.

Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda in Ambitious East Africa Development Plan

AFRICANGLOBE - President Museveni's first major meeting with Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta and Paul Kagame of Rwanda focused on agreeing to a memorandum of understanding to improve relations and enhance development of the three countries.