today's Pick
Uganda clarifies on anti-homosexuality law
Publish Date: Jul 07, 2014
Uganda clarifies on anti-homosexuality law
President Museveni signed the bill into law on Febuary 24, 2014. PHOTO/Abu Mwesigwa
  • mail
  • img
newvision

The government of Uganda has clarified its position on the Anti-homosexuality Act.  In a statement released Monday afternoon the Government said the Act was misrepresented.

“…its enactment has been misinterpreted as a piece of legislation intended to punish and discriminate against people of a "homosexual orientation", especially by our development partners," read the statement in part
 
Here is the full statement.

Statement by Uganda Govt on Anti Homosexuality Act

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 digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Sky-scanning instrument finds new galaxies
A new instrument on Europe's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has produced the most detailed 3-D view yet of the deep Universe....
Russian opposition leader shot dead
A Russian opposition leader and fierce critic of President Vladmir Putin, Boris Nemtsov, was shot dead by an unidentified attacker late Friday....
Mugabe admits land reform blunder
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has admitted he blundered by giving ill-equipped black farmers vast tracts of farmland...
Girls beat boys in 2014 A
The results for the 2014 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) have been released, with females performing better than their male counterparts....
Typhoid is spread through contaminated food, water
Ministry of Health confirmed cases of typhoid in Kampala and its surrounding districts....
2014 UACE: Results to be released today
The results for last year’s Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examinations will be released today, according to education minister Jessica Alupo....
Do you think government is doing enough to contain the typhoid out break?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter