I was born and brought up as a Christian and although I was aware of religious differences in Uganda, I was also taught tolerance. Just as well, for you see I come from a large family and within that family are Christians, Muslims, Pentecostal, Seventh-Day Adventists etc. This tolerance was not limited to my family but appeared to be the norm certainly within the education … [Read more...]
Uganda’s Anti-homosexuality bill: What do we know?
If you have been following news about Uganda, you will by now be aware that the legislators of that country finally passed the anti homosexuality bill. By way of background the anti-homosexuality bill was first proposed in 2009 by Ugandan MP David Bahati who argued that homosexuality was alien to Uganda’s cultural and religious beliefs and was a threat to the … [Read more...]