World Bank postpones Uganda loan over anti-gay law

By Reuters | Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:44 PM
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By Anna Yukhananov

WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The World Bank on Thursday postponed a $90 million loan to Uganda's health system over a law that toughened punishment for gays, an unusual move for an institution that typically avoids wading into politics.

"We have postponed the project for further review to ensure that the development objectives would not be adversely affected by the enactment of ...

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