Africa

Panel clears bill to help electrify Africa

“We need to be engaged," House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) said. "Where the United States has left a void for economic investment in Africa, China has stepped in."

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Coons: Uganda’s anti-gay bill is ‘shameful’

Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) condemned Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Monday for signing the Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

“The rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons are universal human rights and deserve to be respected around the world,” Coons said Monday. “The shameful Anti-Homosexuality Bill that President Museveni signed into law today goes far beyond discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.”

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