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51 Years Since Independence, Kenya Invokes Terror Threat

AFRICANGLOBE - Kenya on Friday marked 51 years since it gained independence from Britain in 1963. A ceremony on Friday marking the occasion was attended by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama. Kenyatta, for his part, used the occasion to reflect on a string of attacks in the country that had left more than 300 people dead since last year.

Ugandan President Call On African Nations To Quit The ICC

AFRICANGLOBE - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday called on African nations to drop out of the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court, amid evidence that it unfairly targets Africans.

Museveni Warns South Sudan Rivals Over Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has warned South Sudan's warring parties that their fights were working into the hands of countries like Sudan.

Museveni’s Comments Shock Western Investors

AFRICANGLOBE - A high-level summit aimed at promoting a $250 billion investment drive across Africa has been overshadowed by criticism from international investors over comments made by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.

Shameful: Ugandan President Denied Hotel Room Because Of Homosexuality Stance

AFRICANGLOBE - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni was reportedly denied reservations at two hotels in the United States over his government's stance on homosexuality. According to Dallas Voices, a mouthpiece for the gay community in Dallas, Texas, gay activists in the area forced two hotels to cancel Yoweri Museveni's bookings.

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 Signs Anti-Homosexual Bill Into Law

AFRICANGLOBE - "This is the moment the world has been waiting for. We thank our president for taking such a bold move despite pressure from a section of foreign organisations. The law is for the good of Uganda, the current and the future generations."

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’s Yoweri Museveni, a Regional Heavyweight

AFRICANGLOBE - A diplomat for the region and an autocrat on the home front, President Yoweri Museveni seeks to burnish Uganda's regional diplomatic credentials...

Eritrea's President Afeworki Embarks On Uganda Visit

Eritrean President Isaias Afeworki has embarked on a three day visit to Uganda at the invitation of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, in what observers termed a notable attempt at 'mending fences'