A participant holding a poster reading ‘To all Ugandan Queers: I Love You. God’ takes part in a parade through the streets during the annual gay pride march in Cape Town, South Africa, earlier this month. South African gays and lesbians marched in solidarity with the people of Uganda. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

With a World Bank scholarship and top grades in the first year of her masters degree in agriculture, 27-year-old Cleo Kambugu should be well on(...)