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Aids cuts, loan delays hit Uganda’s economy, poor health sector

Friday, February 28, 2014
Uganda
KAMPALA, Uganda -- The health project in Uganda for which the World Bank is delaying a loan does not face an immediate shortage of money, an official said Friday, allaying concerns that work to improve maternal and child health services could stall because of the country's new anti-gay law.

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World Bank delays $90 million loan to Uganda over anti-gay law

Thursday, February 27, 2014
World Bank headquarters in Washington DC
WASHINGTON -- The World Bank has postponed a $90 million loan to Uganda over its anti-gay law that has drawn widespread criticism from Western governments, the United Nations and rights groups.

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