Homosexuality

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 17th, 2014
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Homosexuality ‘not a serious crime’ says government official, in country where gay sex punishable by 15 years in prison. A planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia has been cancelled by the government, according to officials. In addition, a plan by the legislature to add gay sex to a list of cr...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 10th, 2014
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Two groups in Ethiopia say they will hold an anti-gay demonstration in the capital. Ethiopia appears set to become the latest African country to increase the public demonization of gays, following new legislation in Uganda and Nigeria this year that increased penalties for homosexual acts. Ethiopia’s...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 3rd, 2014
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Ugandans led by President Yoweri Museveni told a crowd gathered for a rally that personal objection both to homosexuality — which he claimed had “unhealthy repercussions” — as well as to oral sex. Museveni told the crowd: “Oral sex! The mouth is for eating, it’s no...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 22nd, 2014
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Frank Mugisha Growing up in Uganda, homosexuality was not something we talked about much. I knew I was gay from a young age, and I came out to those close to me when I was a teenager in the early 90s. Some in my family accepted it, while others refused to acknowledge it. Homosexuality wasn’t [&...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 3rd, 2014
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by Tony Osborg While it is without doubt that majority of Nigerians have agreed probably for the first on a particular topic and have condemned homosexuality on certain grounds, only few, I mean very few persons and groups have given sufficient reasons to back up their opposition against homosexualit...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 25th, 2014
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by Nathan Williams Former Minister of Aviation turned political blogger, Femi Fani-Kayode, condemns the signing of an anti-homosexuality bill by Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, describing the act as unfair and heart-breaking. The signing of the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill 2013 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Sekhemib Hebeny, IndepthAfrica A Cameroonian man has been sentenced to two years in prison for carrying out an offence against a minor as well as homosexual acts, which are illegal Cameroon . The Yaounde court , also given a one-year hanging sentence to the a teenager . According to the BBC report...
By IndepthAfrica
In IndepthAfrica
Jul 20th, 2013
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Tosin Adeonigbabe, IndepthArica Nigerian  authorities has stated it’s under pressure from the global community to approve and sign the Gay and lesbian Rights Bill into law in Nigeria. Nigeria Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru, mentioned that in Abuja on Friday in an inter...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 8th, 2013
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By Philip Amiola The volume of responses generated by my last article entitled, “Gays and Lesbians, We Will Not Keep Quiet!” has put me under responsibility to write a sequel to address genuine concerns raised by some of my readers. First of all, I want to state that my position on lesbian, gay, bise...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 3rd, 2013
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Ethiopia is prepared to start a genocide against its LGBT citizens, according to a religious group affiliated with the government of the African nation. Details follow. According to GayStarNews: Government officials, religious leaders, leading heath professionals, charities and members of the public ...