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KAMPALA, Uganda — He is a celebrity across eastern and central Africa, a gospel music star known to many as the "Dancing Priest." But for years he also was a keeper of painful secrets — his own and many others'. In going public, Anthony...
KASANA, Uganda — When Joyce Birabwa's husband was killed in a suicide bomb attack in Mogadishu, 1,000 miles away, her whole world fell apart. Left to raise two children alone, Birabwa barely had time to grieve before discovering her in-laws had...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Marriage, Human Rights, Somalia, Family
A bill before Parliament in Uganda would prohibit women from wearing miniskirts in public. The government's ethics minister, Simon Lokodo, has taken the lead in defending it. "Anything above the knee is outlawed," he said. "If a woman wears a miniskirt,...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Uganda's military has suspended its hunt for notorious warlord Joseph Kony after rebels toppled the president of the Central African Republic last month. Kony, indicted by the International Criminal Court on charges of...
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
Tags: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Madagascar, Travel, Morocco, Mauritius
L.A. NOWAdolf Baguma, a Ugandan orphan unable to walk on his severely burned legs, got an incredible gift this year: Well-wishers from the United States brought him to the Grossman Burn Center in Los Angeles. After two surgeries, Baguma's legs are......
Uganda's ignominious anti-gay bill is back in play. After being deservedly relegated to legislative limbo last year, the bill, which would expand the definition of what constitutes a homosexual "crime" in the country's statute books, is once again under...
World NowWhile Ebola continues to kill in the Congo, an outbreak of the virus in neighboring Uganda appears to be coming to an end, the World Health Organization said Monday, reporting that no new cases of the deadly fever had been confirmed in Uganda for a month....
World NowBefore dawn on March 18, a black Ferrari slammed into a concrete barrier in Beijing, killing the young male driver, badly injuring two young women and setting off yet another episode in the soap opera that has become Chinese politics. Chinese-language...
L.A. NOWInvisible Children has a new video about African warlord Joseph Kony six months after Jason Russell, one of the group's leaders, had a very public meltdown....
World NowUganda and Rwanda angrily rejected accusations of backing rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after a United Nations report tying them to the insurgents was leaked to reporters this week. The confidential U.N. report, leaked to Reuters on...
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