Uganda

Uganda

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Health
For HIV-infected mothers whose immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding essentially eliminates HIV transmission by breast milk to their infants. ...
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Randy Berry, the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons. Photo: nationwideradiojm.com
Politics
Randy Berry will complete his first year as the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons on April 15. ...
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International
The strongest support for women having the same rights as men is found in Europe, followed by Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. ...
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Entertainment
The unofficial transcript from an interview with Sir Elton John and David Furnish on CNBC. ...
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Gambia Human Rights
International Top News
Gambia: Bill compares consensual homosexual relationships to pedophilia, familial sexual abuse, or knowingly infecting a partner with HIV. ...
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Lasell College in Uganda
International Top News
Lasell College in Newton, Massachusetts has decided to suspend its annual trip to Uganda, partially because of the Anti-Homosexuality Act. ...
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Vivian Lyazi, Principal Tourism Officer/Tourism Development, ATA Program Coordinator, Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife & Antiquities; Sylvia Kalembe, Senior Marketing Officer, Uganda Tourism Board; Mr. Edward Bergman, Executive Director, Africa Travel Association; Susan Muhwezi, ATA Uganda Chapter President & Chairperson of the Uganda Hotel Owners Association; Stephen Asiimwe, Chief Executive Officer, Uganda Tourism Board; John Tanzella, IGLTA President/CEO; Tanya Churchmuch, IGLTA Past Board Chair;  Kelly MacTavish, ATA Uganda Chapter Vice President & Owner, Pearl of Africa Tours; & Margaret  A. Kafeero, Uganda Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
Travel
The Ugandan representatives promoted an “everyone is welcome” message throughout the meeting while asking questions underscoring the need for education. ...
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Politics Top News
The summit takes place less than a week after Uganda overturned the Anti-Homosexuality Act - a key step forward for securing Uganda’s LGBT community. ...
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International Top News
Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act was struck down Friday by a panel of five judges who ruled that the speaker of parliament violated procedures. ...
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International Top News
Club Envy in Kenya was raided over the weekend and a reported 60 people were arrested, reportedly for being homosexuals. ...
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