Egypt – Cairo: City (2)

Cairo is the capital and largest city of Egypt; it is also Africa’s most populous city. It has a population of about 6.8 million people and Cairo’s metropolitan area has a population of about 17.3 million people. A journey through Cairo is virtual time travel: from the Pyramids to the great Cairo Museum.

Gay Life in Kenya

Despite the political chaos and violence of early 2008, Kenya’s LGBT community continues to grow and organize around rights, health and compassion.     The day I arrived in Nairobi the results of the presidential 2007 election had just been announced, which many believed to be fraudulent. The razor thin margin of victory was prematurely

Morocco – Country Tour

A cross-country trip in rented car took us across the land from Casablanca to the capital Rabat, to the Sahara and back to Roman Volubilis. Morocco is color, sand, history and drama. On November 18, 2006, Morocco celebrated the 50th anniversary of its independence from France. Hassan II became King of Morocco on March 3,

Rwanda – Kigali to Eastern Border

Kigali, the capital, is built on several hills that offer panoramic views of the city and suburbs. The parliament building is still under repair from bullet and rocket fire (photos 5 and 6) during the civil war carnage in 1994. Photos 10 to 15 show how the very few elite live in big houses on

Tanzania – Masai Country

The wide-ranging Maasai (or Masai) tribe is spread over northern Tanzania and southern Kenya. They are rural nomadic people who herd animals–sheep, cows, goats–and do not raise crops. Their diet is mostly milk, porridge, maize, beans and some meat. Easily identified by their deep red and bright blue garments, they nevertheless can often be seen

Gay Rwanda 2008 (updated 2016)

GlobalGayz interviews a young gay Rwandan, Alan Malege, about the strong anti-gay religious and social attitudes in his country. Despite seemingly unchangeable and overwhelming circumstances he and his gay friends display remarkable resourcefulness in finding each other. Introduction Rwanda is a land locked country in east central Africa. It’s located between Uganda,Tanzania, Burundi and Democratic