''The state of moral health in our nation is challenging and we are concerned about the mushrooming of lesbianism and homosexuality. Ten years ago, this phenomena was not there, but the disease has penetrated everywhere.... It is true that the law on homosexuality is not comprehensive and that the criminals ju st walk away and police find it difficult to prosecute.... We want it to become law in that if someone is a homosexual or confesses to being a gay or lesbian, then he is a criminal.''
Ethics and Integrity Minister James Nsaba Buturo during a press conference in the East African nation of Uganda. He also held a press conference targeting prostitution Wednesday where he called homosexuality a "mental disease." (Sunday Monitor) It is reported that the official punishement for homosexuality is life in prison but no such sentences seem to be evident. (Top News)