Uganda: Museveni ‘seeks US advice on homosexuality’

President Yoweri Museveni is asking the US to advise Uganda's scientists about homosexuality, as he considers whether to sign a law increasing punishments.

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Mr Museveni’s spokesman said the president would not sign the law until he had received the scientific advice.

Last week he said he had decided to sign the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which parliament has passed.

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The US – one of Uganda’s largest aid donors – has warned that enacting the bill would complicate relations.

President Barack Obama described it as an affront, and a danger to, Uganda’s gay community.

Read more at bbc.co.uk

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