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  1. Ugandan Anti-Gay Laws Take Toll

    The East African country, where more than a third live on less than $1.25 a day, has seen its currency weaken significantly since adopting a law mandating life imprisonment for “homosexual acts” in February. The biggest hit came after last week’s announcement that the U.S. is canceling aid programs to Uganda. It is not clear how much the oil-rich country’s growing economy will suffer from the aid cuts, which will likely have the biggest impact upon ordinary Ugandans.

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