World Bank Postpones $90 Million Loan to Uganda Over Anti-Gay Law

Western anger over the newly signed anti-homosexuality law in Uganda has triggered a sharp fall in Uganda’s shilling currency, leading the central bank to intervene for two days in a row. By Melanie Nathan, February 27, 2014. Reuters is reporting that the World Bank has postponed a $90 million loan to Uganda’s health system over … More World Bank Postpones $90 Million Loan to Uganda Over Anti-Gay Law

Speaker Accuses World of Bullying Uganda’s Ambassadors as Protests Against Anti-Gay Laws Mount

Ugandan Speaker Kadaga and Ambassadors should brace themselves for much more as the the World Community will not tolerate institutionalized persecution of LGBTI people.  By Melanie Nathan, January 10, 2014. Ugandan Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has a lot invested in the Anti-Homosexuality Bill and for that reason is again lashing out at a world that … More Speaker Accuses World of Bullying Uganda’s Ambassadors as Protests Against Anti-Gay Laws Mount

Richard Branson Calls for Boycotts to Uganda if Anti-Homosexuality Bill is Law

“I would urge other companies worldwide to follow suit.” By Melanie Nathan, Dec 24, 2013, 8:41 am. Richard Branson, was about to do business with Uganda when he changed his mind.  The Virgin founder said Uganda must abandon the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which would make homosexuality punishable by up to life in prison.  Unless the … More Richard Branson Calls for Boycotts to Uganda if Anti-Homosexuality Bill is Law