Tuesday 11 March 2014 21:01
Aid agencies working in South Sudan are warning of a possible humanitarian crisis if fighting in the country prevents people from moving to their farms
Tuesday 11 March 2014 18:10
Ugandans opposed to a new anti-homosexuality law that punishes gay sex with long jail sentences have filed a constitutional petition alleging that the law violates fundamental rights.
Thursday 6 March 2014 06:30
At least five soldiers were killed in fighting between soldiers over delayed salaries at a barracks in South Sudan's capital on Wednesday.
Saturday 1 March 2014 20:46
Thousands of people have marched through Cape Town Saturday afternoon in the city's annual Gay Pride Parade.
Friday 28 February 2014 20:21
Eighty five percent of maize, cotton and soya produced in South Africa are genetically modified.
Friday 28 February 2014 16:58
Uganda's central bank said on Friday it was selling foreign currency, the third day this week it has intervened to support the shilling which has weakened by around 3 percent.
Friday 28 February 2014 07:27
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has accused Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni of going back on his word by signing the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law.
Friday 28 February 2014 06:53
Dr Andrew Tucker writes that homophobia is a form of health violence that can lead to increased HIV infection rates and increased burdens on health systems for all.
Thursday 27 February 2014 13:42
Police have dispersed Democratic Alliance (DA) Youth members who wanted to march to the Ugandan High Commission in Pretoria.
Thursday 27 February 2014 10:31
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Uganda this week to repeal a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality.
Wednesday 26 February 2014 17:28
Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg warned Uganda that a new bill imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality could represent a financial risk for the east African economy.
Tuesday 25 February 2014 14:58
The United States says it is reviewing its relationship with Uganda's government, including US assistance programs that are heavily focused on fighting HIV/AIDS.
Tuesday 25 February 2014 11:50
The Anova Health Institute joins the international outcry against the Anti-Homosexuality Bill that Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni signed on Monday.
Tuesday 25 February 2014 06:42
The United States says it is reviewing its relationship with Uganda's government after its president signed a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality.
Monday 24 February 2014 15:16
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed into law on Monday an anti-gay bill that toughens already strict legislation against homosexuals.
Monday 24 February 2014 07:52
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni will on Monday sign a controversial anti-homosexuality bill which Western countries have criticised and tried to stop from being signed into law.
Wednesday 19 February 2014 05:21
United Nations UNAids says the signing of the bill will have serious human rights consequences
Monday 17 February 2014 06:50
President Barack Obama warned Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni that enacting an anti-gay law would complicate US relations with Uganda.
Monday 10 February 2014 19:46
Members of Kenya's Gay and Lesbian Community on Monday held protests at the Ugandan High Commission against a bill that seeks to punish homosexuality.
Friday 17 January 2014 11:43
South Africa’s elite crime fighting unit, the Hawks says their investigation into the murder of Rwandan spy-chief, Colonel Patrick Karegeya, is at a sensitive stage.