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Uganda anti-gay law annulled - in 15 seconds

Uganda's Constitutional Court has annulled the country's anti-homosexuality act.

It ruled that the bill was passed by MPs in December without the requisite quorum and was therefore illegal.

The legislation, which was signed into law in February, toughened Uganda's existing laws and allowed for life imprisonment for "aggravated homosexuality" and banned the "promotion of homosexuality".

Here is the story - in 15 seconds.

  • 01 Aug 2014
  • From the section Africa