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Uganda: International outcry as President Museveni signs anti-gay bill


Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni signed a bill criminalising homosexuality on Monday. He said the law was needed to stop what he described as the West’s “social imperialism” promoting homosexuality in Africa. During the signing at his official residence, he cited a report by Ugandan scientists, which said there is no proven genetic basis for homosexuality, […]

Trauma of Ethiopia’s needless baby deaths – Kate Garraway reports


 February 24, 2014 (Mirror News) — Daybreak’s Kate Garraway visits Ethiopia and sees firsthand the heart break of needless baby deaths. Emotion: Kate holding Zewdit’s hand on the ward. Jiro Ose / Save the Children Lying in her hospital bed, Zewdit Mekonen looked up at me with a bereft, haunted expression that I will never […]