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By Ahura Mujuni Mark

President Yoweri Museveni says there is no regret about signing Uganda’s Anti- Gay Bill into law. Addressing the masses at Kololo Independence Grounds on Monday at the thanks giving occasion organized by religious leaders ,Museveni said that he signed the country’s anti-gay bill into law after he learned that “homosexuality was very unhealthy,”

On cutting of donor aid, Museveni said that Uganda does not need Aid as it is “one of the richest countries on earth.”
“Europeans are threatening us with aid because they see that we are lazy, what Aid does Uganda need? In Uganda we grow two crops a year; in Europe they grow one crop.” Museveni said

President Museveni

President Museveni

Museveni also noted that noted that the delay to sign the bill was not about countering pressure from gay activists. He said that at that time he was not even concentrating on the issue of homosexuality as he was “busy concentrating on other things like roads, security, and electricity.”
President Museveni called upon religious leaders to encourage believers to take part in income generating activities at household level to fight poverty.

Meanwhile Deputy Speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanya said that the enactment of the law is evidence that Uganda’s leadership is ready to uphold its sovereignty at all costs.

President Museveni Doesn’t Regret Signing Anti-Gay Bill
President Yoweri Museveni says there is no regret about signing Uganda’s Anti- Gay Bill into law. Addressing the masses at Kololo Independence Grounds on Monday at the thanks giving occasion organized by religious leaders ,Museveni said that he signed the country’s anti-gay bill into law after he learned that “homosexuality was very unhealthy,”
On cutting of donor aid, Museveni said that Uganda does not need Aid as it is “one of the richest countries on earth.”
“Europeans are threatening us with aid because they see that we are lazy, what Aid does Uganda need? In Uganda we grow two crops a year; in Europe they grow one crop.” Museveni said
Museveni also noted that noted that the delay to sign the bill was not about countering pressure from gay activists. He said that at that time he was not even concentrating on the issue of homosexuality as he was “busy concentrating on other things like roads, security, and electricity.”
President Museveni called upon religious leaders to encourage believers to take part in income generating activities at household level to fight poverty.
Meanwhile Deputy Speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanya said that the enactment of the law is evidence that Uganda’s leadership is ready to uphold its sovereignty at all costs.