More than $40 million of foreign aid had been given since 2014 to anti-LGBTQ groups in Uganda.
MC Yallah – "an incredibly dextrous rapper who can spit on the most fucked up beats and make it sound cohesive" – is in town.
In what is one of the most draconian anti-LGBTQ laws in the world, people can be jailed for life for identifying as gay, or given the death penalty for committing “aggravated homosexuality.”
Now the country’s ordinary health workers are being praised for what the US described as a “major accomplishment”.
The government has denied that the race in Kampala was a super-spreader event, after some expressed anger that it was held in the middle of an epidemic.
Yoweri Museveni fired Muhoozi Kainerugaba from his military role after he claimed he could capture Nairobi – but also promoted him to a four-star general at the same time.
Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the son of one of Africa’s longest serving rulers, was promoted to a four-star general after claiming he could capture Kenya’s capital.
Despite limited resources Kampala’s East Coast Boxing Club has produced a conveyor belt of talented athletes that go on to feature at the Olympics. But COVID has left the gym reeling, putting sporting success and livelihoods on the brink.
A heavily criticised piece of legislation has also stepped up the criminalisation of gay sex.
As Uganda's mountainous ice caps melt, ethnic groups are losing the traditional belief systems that have sustained them for thousands of years.