A Ugandan newspaper published a list Tuesday of what it called the country's "200 top" homosexuals, outing some Ugandans who previously had not identified themselves as gay one day after the president enacted a harsh anti-gay law.
Referred to as Africa’s “Big Men,” these leaders have been in power for decades and most don’t appear to be willing to give up their power anytime soon. BET.com looks at Africa’s remaining “Big Men” and the legacies they have created during their many years at the helm.
Kizza Besigye, who came in second in Uganda's presidential election this year, today told reporters that he was kicked off a plane headed from Nairobi, Kenya, back to Kampala, Uganda’s capital. The opposition leader’s followers, disbelieving the spokesman for the government of Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, who said the state was not involved in keeping Bisigye away, have begun rioting. Police have responded with tear gas.