BBC Interview with Uganda’s President, Yowari Museveni

Here is 4 minutes of it...You can listen to the entire interview here.Hmm, he might run again in 2016?Museveni doesn't believe in promotion of homosexuality - sounds like Bahati. … [Read more...]

Put railways ahead of gays says Uganda's President

Really? Museveni to donor nations:Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday urged international donors not to let concerns for gay rights affect development aid, saying homosexuals also needed roads, power and trains."Before anyone gives me a lecture about homosexuals and their rights, first talk about railways," Museveni told delegates at the end of a regional meeting in Kampala attended by five other African presidents."Homosexuals also need electricity, homosexuals also need … [Read more...]

Uganda voting results: Museveni win looks likely

I have been following Uganda votes on Twitter and the support for sitting President Museveni looks very strong. has this news just minutes ago:Breaking: #Uganda sources report a #Museveni win to be announced at 12am giving him 67% of vote. #UgandavotesMost results on Ugandavotes favor Museveni strongly. There have been sporadic reports of irregularies and involvement of the military but I have not seen much of that.Ugandan readers: what are you seeing? … [Read more...]

AFP: Ugandan President Museveni opposes the Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Well this is a noteworthy development:WASHINGTON — The United States said Friday it is urging the Ugandan leadership to block a bill calling for draconian measures against homosexuals, warning it would be a setback in fighting AIDS.Johnnie Carson, the assistant secretary of state for African affairs, told reporters that he has urged President Yoweri Museveni twice since October "to do everything he can to stop this particular legislation."Carson, who earlier briefed groups representing … [Read more...]

Exodus opposes Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2009: Open letter to the President of Uganda

This letter was sent this afternoon from Exodus to the President of Uganda. It is also on the Exodus website and an open letter expressing reasons why the proposed bill is wrong and counter to Christian principles.Exodus Sends Letter Opposing Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill   November 16, 2009 Exodus International sent the following letter to Uganda's President Museveni regarding The Anti-Homosexuality Bill of 2009 currently being considered in the Parliament. The bill would cr … [Read more...]