Man forced into circumcision
Publish Date: Sep 13, 2006
Newvision Archive
  • mail
  • img

A UGANDAN from Bugisu had to bear the brunt of forced circumcision in the sprawling Kibera slums of Nairobi on Sunday.

However, the victim’s mother, Hellen Naliaka, supported the move by the residents, saying it was the only way to attain manhood.

The man, in his early 30s, was stripped naked, smeared with millet brew (malwa) before being frog-marched into an open space in the slums, where he was circumcised.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
FORMER president Dr. Apollo Milton Obote has been honoured for his distinguished service to Busoga College Mwiri and the nation....
THE Ministry of Health has appealed to religious groups to counsel men to stop having extramarital sex to stem the raising rates of HIV infections....
THE Chinese community in Uganda on Tuesday celebrated their 62nd independence anniversary....
MAKERERE University has sued the National Insurance Corporation (NIC) over a sh16.7b pension savings package it claims the insurance giant owes it....
PRESIDENT Yoweri Museveni will lead the alumni of the University of Dar-es-Salaam in Uganda to a fundraising drive targeting sh1b for the Tanzania-based institution....
THE UPDF officers, dressed in neatly pressed uniforms complete with gleaming black boots, took to the podium, many accompanied by their spouses. Then, they were decorated....
Is Uganda ready for the pope's visit?
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter