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Coke Studio takes May D, Teckno, Selebobo, others to CRUTECH

by Jewel Stephen   Lovers of good music and dance are in for a time of their lives as the Coke Studio Concert hits the campus community of Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) on Friday, October 31st with performances from May D, Tekno, Solebobo amongst others. CRUTECH will mark...

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Fear of Ebola: Uganda do not want Guinea fans in their country

by Olorunwa Lawal Ahead of the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying match between Uganda and Guinea on Wednesday, September 10, the Ugandan government has said that it will not allow fans from the West African country as only a 25-man squad is expected. While addressing journalist in Kampala, Ugandan...

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Ebola: Nigerian woman quarantined in Uganda [DETAILS]

by Olorunwa Lawal Ugandan health officials have placed a female Nigerian passenger with Ebola virus disease-like symptoms in an isolation unit at the Entebbe International Airport, Uganda. “The passenger was stopped on Monday, 18 August, as she arrived at the airport. She was showing signs of fever like Ebola. We...

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Some Ugandans are gay, get over it: Homosexuals hold pride parade (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju   Several Ugandan homosexuals and their supporters have held their first gay pride parade on Saturday, 9 August, at Botanical gardens on the shores of Lake Victoria, Entebbe. The parade is their first public event since a Ugandan court invalidated an anti-gay law. Many marchers wore masks,...

Members of Uganda's gay community reacts as the anti-gay law is declared null and void

Is Nigeria next? Under pressure, Uganda court revokes anti-gay law [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Barely 4 months after Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni signed into law a bill criminalizing gay relations, an Ugandan court has annulled the country’s anti-gay legislation. The annulment was done on Friday, 1 August, at a constitutional court which ruled that the anti-gay law is now null and...

Do you want proof that homosexuality is African? Well, here are 21! (READ)

by Colin Stewart     Amongst Bantu-speaking Pouhain farmers (Bene, Bulu, Fang, Jaunde, Mokuk, Mwele, Ntum and Pangwe) in present-day Gabon and Cameroon, homosexual intercourse was known as bian nkû”ma– a medicine for wealth which was transmitted through sexual activity between men.   At least 21 cultural varieties of same-sex...

Femi Falana: That Museveni attack on President Jonathan

by Femi Falana Like other world Leaders President Museveni is perfectly entitled to berate the Goodluck Jonathan Administration for its failure to contain the Boko Haram sect. But it is the height of hypocrisy on the part of the Ugandan leader to attempt to ridicule Nigeria in the ongoing war...

Anti-gay law: Ugandan president approves life imprisonment for homosexuals

by Oge Okonkwo Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni has signed a new law which imposes harsh penalties on gay people on Monday, despite protests from human rights groups, Western donors and a warning that it would complicate links with major ally Washington. According to the draft of the legislation, the new bill...

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Africa’s Next Top Model’s Opeyemi Awoyemi goes TOPLESS (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Having auditioned for Africa’s Next Top Model Cycle 1, Opeyemi Awoyemi was chosen alongside 11 other girls from all over Africa to compete. 7 countries were visited for scouting (Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Angola). 9 girls were eliminated in 8weeks by the panel of judges...

“I am homosexual” – Kenyan writer, Binyavanga Wainaina declares

by Oge Okonkwo One of Africa’s leading literary figures and , director of the Chinua Achebe Centre for African Writers and Artists at Bard College, Binyavanga Wainaina has publicly declared that he is homosexual. Wainaina’s declaration was in response to anti-gay laws which has been established in some countries in Africa. The Kenyan author...