3 minutes read March 9, 2012 Preview: Out in Africa, South Africa’s Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Running from March 23 to April 1 in Cape Town and Johannesburg, Out In Africa is a showcase of films addressing the issues that confront those who are ‘out’. It’s a….. Read More 4 minutes read December 21, 2011 2011: The Year of the Woman It was a great year, maybe one of the best ever, for direct action in-the-streets in-your-face pro-democracy movements, and they were largely pushed and pulled by women. Starting with Tunisia,….. Read More 1 minute read February 26, 2011 Being Gay in Africa The problem is the way I dress. Everyone is asking, ‘is that a boy or a girl?’ In clubs, when ladies can get in for free, they push us, tell….. Read More 3 minutes read February 25, 2011 Statement by Bloggers on the Murder of David Kato “We the undersigned wish to express our deep sadness at the murder of Ugandan human rights defender David Kato on 26th January 2011. David’s activism began in the 1980s as….. Read More 1 minute read February 8, 2011 Deafening Silence Has there been a deafening silence from African artists and musicians following the murder of gay activist David Kato? This Is Africa seems to think so, and I can find….. Read More 2 minutes read January 28, 2011 The Life and Death of David Kato By Heather Doyle I first had the opportunity to meet David Kato three years ago when he and another colleague from the gay rights organization Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) flew….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.