Reflecting the gap between the policies of Western donors and some African attitudes, a Ugandan tabloid's front page carried the banner headline "Exposed" and threatened to out 200 allegedly known homosexuals, an act activists feared marked a new pogrom against the gay community.
"I'm really here to discuss the economy and growth opportunities, but that will be overshadowed, unfortunately, because they have taken this decision," Borg told Swedish news Agency TT, referring to the bill on homosexuality.
"It represents a financial risk for
If the aid cuts become widespread,
The new bill strengthens existing punishments for anyone caught having gay sex, imposing jail terms of up to life for "aggravated homosexuality".
US Secretary of State
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