Ugandan music festival back on after ethics minister tried to cancel it due to «homosexuality»

A Ugandan music festival was reinstated on Wednesday following a public outcry after the country's ethics minister banned it as an orgy of homosexuality, nudity and drugs akin to «devil worship».

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Ethics and integrity minister Simon Lokodo, a fervent Christian and prominent homophobe, on Tuesday declared the cancellation of the popular Nyege Nyege music festival.

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However, after a government meeting on Wednesday, interior minister Jeje Odongo overruled his colleague and ordered the party back on, however under conditions which he did not detail.

Uganda is known for their homophobic inspired government.

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