ADDED ON: 09/05/2018

Uganda Bans Music, Arts Festival Due to ‘homosexuality’

09/04/2018 | The East African

Uganda’s Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo, has banned a popular and highly publicized international music and arts festival schedule for the weekend. Mr Lokodo said the government had “information that open sex, noise, homosexuality, LGBTI will be part of” the Nyege Nyege festival, which was to be held on September 6-9. “This ugly thing called MTN Nyege Nyege is not taking place this year. We have already evaluated how much losses will come. We shall save the image of this country but not allow this to take place for the two days and one night,” he said.

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