Uganda’s economy is forecast to expand 6.8 percent in the next fiscal year as the government boosts investment in road, energy and farming projects to spur growth, according to the Finance Ministry.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said he won’t repeal the anti-gay law he signed last month despite aid cuts and criticism from the U.S. and Europe.
Ugandan police detained a man in the capital, Kampala, possessing oil and toys he’s accused of using to train homosexuals, spokesman Ibin Senkumbi said.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni enacted a law that imposes tougher penalties on gays including life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, ignoring international criticism of the decision.
The national executive of Uganda ’s National Resistance Movement endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as the party’s candidate in an election set for February as he looks to extend his 24-year rule of the East African nation.
The gains that had made Uganda’s shilling the second-best performing African currency this year are evaporating after President Yoweri Museveni imposed harsher penalties against homosexuals.
By demonizing and criminalizing homosexual, Uganda's leaders fails to acknowledge the debt the country owes to gay activbists in the fight against HIV
Ugandan troops are helping South Sudanese forces recapture territory seized by rebels since fighting broke out in the country last month, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said.
Sweden’s government faces a “major problem” dealing directly with the Ugandan government after the East African nation enacted a law that imposes tougher penalties on gays.
Uganda’s shilling fell the most since March 2012 against the dollar after donors started cutting aid after President Yoweri Museveni signed a law that imposes life sentences on some homosexual acts.
"We reject the notion that someone can be homosexual by choice."
- Yoweri Museveni on Feb 24, 2014