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Uganda, Egypt Strike Deal On River Nile

AFRICANGLOBE — President Museveni and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi yesterday agreed on the plan to make Nile river a transportation highway to the Mediterranean Sea to reduce import-export costs.

Uganda And Kenya In Race To Connect Rail Infrastructure To Juba

AFRICANGLOBE - According to independent sources, there is a quiet race between Kampala and Nairobi to develop rail connection to Juba because whoever achieves it first, effectively defers development of the other.

S. Africa’s Zuma Arrives In Uganda For Regional Security Talks

AFRICANGLOBE - South African President Jacob Zuma is currently visiting Uganda for talks with Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on regional peace and security. "He [Zuma] arrived this afternoon at 2pm and is currently locked up in a meeting with the president,"

New Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill In Advanced Stages

AFRICANGLOBE - Drafting of a new Ugandan Bill which could broaden the scope of anti-homosexuality legislation to include promotion of the practice is in advanced stages, sources said Wednesday. The Bill is expected to replace the Anti-Homosexuality Act, which was signed by President Yoweri Museveni in February, but expunged off Uganda’s law books by the Constitutional Court, claiming Parliament lacked a quorum when it was passed.

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.

$8bn Rail Project: Uganda Looks To Oil As Alternative To Chinese...

AFRICANGLOBE - “Remember we have our oil, which we shall start harvesting in 2017, and that money will deal with these projects – railway and electricity … China or no China, we shall build that railway,” Yoweri Museveni was quoted as saying on Monday on the sidelines of an African investment conference in London.

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.

Yoweri Museveni: Why Africa Must Unite Politically

AFRICANGLOBE - European integration is on the march and has reversed European decline vis a viz the USA. Therefore, in the case of African states, which do not have a political-economic centre of gravity, political unification is the only safe roof under which economic integration can take place.

Ugandan President’s Responds To Obama’s Attempt To Force Uganda To Adopt...

AFRICANGLOBE - Exhibitionism of homosexual behavior must be punished because, in this part of the World, it is forbidden to publicly exhibit any sexual conduct (kissing, etc) even for heterosexuals; if I kissed my wife of 41 years in public, I would lose elections in Uganda.

Homosexuality As Collateral For ‘Dead Aid’

AFRICANGLOBE - Today, apparently at the behest of the anti-Christ whose shadow is creeping inexorably over the world, the Western world in particular is trying furtively to use homosexuality as a corollary to colonialism to enslave smaller, less developed countries.

Uganda’s Sovereignty Vs. Western Aid

Criticism of Uganda typifies Western hypocrisy towards the African continent. Linking aid to some of these matters smacks of a dangerous attempt on the part of Western leaders to buy, cajole and compromise African leaders when it comes to the issue of gays and lesbians.

Behind Yoweri Museveni’s Defiance Of The U.S. On South Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - Besides Uganda’s security concerns, it has emerged that China’s economic interests in South Sudan is the main reason behind President Yoweri Museveni’s defiance of demands by the US and the Inter Governmental Authority on Development to withdraw his troops from the world’s youngest state.

Why Does the West Detest Mugabe but Dine With Museveni?

Uganda has its own dictator, but no one seems to care. For the last decade, Ugandan activists have been trying to draw attention to Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's brutal excesses, but the world won't listen. In May, Museveni shut down independent media in Uganda, after they published a controversial memo written by Gen David Sejusa. The general has since fled to the UK, fearing to be "arrested like a cockroach".

Regional Implications of the Kenyan Elections

AFRICANGLOBE - Trade and security dominated regional calculations over the outcome of the Kenyan elections that were held on March 4, 2013, Kenya is east Africa's largest economy. It seems that Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, now the region's senior mzee (Kiswahili for elder), harboured some concerns as he congratulated President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta.

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...

Yoweri Museveni Warns African Leaders On Oil Agreements

The President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni on Saturday warned his African counterparts to avoid any form of manipulation likely to come from oil companies...