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TITLE: Uganda’s LGBTI faith leaders say God’s love is unconditional EXCERPT: Ugandan human rights activist Barigye Ambrose profiles religious LGBTI Ugandans and their allies who have stood firm in the face of local homophobia PHOTOS: BELOW

shares   The Kuchu Times Field Director was part of the group of writers from Sub-Saharan Africa that attended a four day workshop in Cape Town from 6th to 11th November 2016 on how to effectively cover religion and SOGIE (sexual orientation, gender identity  and expression) issues in their countries organised by Religion News Foundation […]

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SPECTRUM UGANDA PRESS RELEASE ON WORLD AIDS DAY.

shares SPecTrUm Uganda Press release Spectrum Uganda is a nongovernmental organization that advocates for human and health rights of sexual minorities and provides preventive, care and support health services to key populations groups/communities in Uganda. Spectrum Uganda initiatives is struggling to bring about an increased awareness among the general public on their human and health […]

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EAST AFRICAN COURT OF JUSTICE Decides HRAPF’s Case Challenging AHA is Moot since the Law was Nullified

The Attorney General made preliminary objections that the amendment cannot stand as it challenged a law that was already nullified- in essence that the case was moot. HRAPF argued that they were not challenging the Act but the Act of passing the Act with provisions that contravene the Treaty, and that in any case, this was a matter of public interest that the Court could hear as an exception to the mootness rule. UNAIDS was allowed to join as amicus curiae and the made their submissions regarding the HIV/AIDS.

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Botswana Deports Hate Preacher Steven Anderson

The government of Botswana yesterday announced the deportation of the head Pastor of Ariaona based Faithful Word Baptist Church, Steven Anderson. The President of the South African nation ordered the arrest and immediate deportation of the hate speech preacher after Anderson said gay people deserve to be killed; the pastor said this while giving an interview to a radio station, Gabs in Gabarone.

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SCHOLARSHIP OFFERING: Call for Applications for Shambhala Scholarships

The scholarships are available for undergrad or post-grad tertiary education study where the chosen field of study will equip the student to pursue a career with the objective of business leadership. There are no set rules about the study and the students are to motivate why their chosen field of study fits with the organisation’s objectives.

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IFreedom Unveils Digital Resource Centre

“The LGBTI community has reached a point where we must acquire skills for self sustenance. We can nolonger rely on funders or organisations to figure our lives out for us. Such initiatives will help us develop as a community and this will eventually translate into poverty eradication and self education,” Luswata said at the launch of the digital resource centre.