Sweden also cuts aid to Uganda over anti-gay bill

Mar 05, 2014    

Stockholm: Sweden has joined a number of countries in halting aid to Uganda after the East African nation strengthened its anti-gay legislation last week.Foreign Ministry spokesman Sebastian Tham said on Wednesday that Sweden will immediately cut planned aid worth 6.5 million kronor ($1 million) to the Ugandan government, but will continue with other non-governmental programs. In 2013, the total amount of Swedish aid to Uganda was $35 million.Last week, Nordic neighbor Norway said it will withdraw at least $8 million in aid to Uganda's government while Denmark announced it will restructure aid...

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