Stephen Sackur speaks to the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, on a visit to London.
Homosexuality is illegal in Uganda but President Museveni says people who are gay are not persecuted nor discriminated against in his country.
However Africa did not actively promote homosexuality in the way western Europe did, he said.
You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Thursday 23 February at 04:30, 09:30, 15:30 and 21:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel at 00:30 and 04:30 GMT on Friday 24th February.
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