A Ugandan study finds circumcising men who already have HIV does not protect their female partners from the virus.
- A petition featuring 450,000 international names in opposition of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill is given to the speaker of parliament, Edward Ssekandi, by an Anglican priest and an HIV-AIDS activist.
- Ugandan MP David Bahati proposes creating a capital offence of "aggravated homosexuality" for gay sex with people under 18, disabled people or when the accused is HIV-positive.
- At least 41 people are killed after a river bursts its bank in Bududa, Uganda. Many more are injured and dozens are displaced.
- A Crown Court in England jails Daryll Rowe for life with a minimum of 12 years for deliberately infecting five men with HIV and attempting to infect five more. He is the first person convicted of deliberate HIV transmission in the United Kingdom.
- Seven people are killed in an attack on the city of Beni, North Kivu, DR Congo by the Allied Democratic Forces rebel group, which crossed the border from Uganda.