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Rehabilitating gay people

African psychologists warn of its dangers in Uganda’s anti-homosexuality Bill SPECIAL REPORT | THE INDEPENDENT | Mental health professionals from across Africa, including Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon, Nigeria and South Africa, have signed a declaration against conversion practices that are used to forcibly change the sexual orientation, gender identity or expression of …

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Attorney General to re-table narcotic drugs bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has guided the Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka, to re-introduce the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Control) Bill, 2016, following its annulment by the Constitutional Court on 05 May 2023 due to lack of quorum. “Since the bill is …

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Implications of Anti-Homosexuality Bill

UNAIDS says it will hurt fight against HIV/AIDs if it becomes law Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA  The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has said that the Anti-homosexuality Bill that parliament passed on May 02 will undermine Uganda’s efforts to end AIDS by 2030 if signed into law. UNAIDS …

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Mubajje asks Museveni to assent to Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mufti of Uganda, His Eminence Sheikh Shaban Ramathan Mubajje has asked President Museveni to urgently assent to the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 into law. He says the law is needed or else some Ugandans may resort to mob justice against homosexuals or LGBTQ+ persons. Mubajje …

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