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World Bank Holds Up Uganda Loan Over Anti-Gay Law

The World Bank on Thursday said it 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 usually 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 this new law,” World Bank spokesman David Theis said in an email.   Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed an...

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