Apr 7th, 2014
Stephen Mpofu A Zimbabwean church leader probably put it more poignantly recently when he said God had zero tolerance on homosexuals, a remark that clearly suggests that God, who is not forgetful, like humans, will certainly bring damnation on modern prototypes of Sodom and Gomorrah which fire reduce...
Mar 31st, 2014
Western activism is causing more harm than good to a continent making LGBT people into scapegoats for colonialism. As an LGBT activist, I was always happy to see my picture in the paper. It showed that I was doing my job, getting attention for the cause I believed in—and, of course, getting some atte...
Mar 26th, 2013
Tachie, J. Komla Atsu …. and the absence of libation at national events The debate over the appropriateness or otherwise of the gay practice in recent times seems to have taken the better part of our national discourse. Listening and watching from afar, the part of this whole debate that amuses...
Jun 27th, 2012
Gay African asylum seekers struggle to find work and battle homophobic discrimination in South Africa, the continent’s only nation to allow same-sex marriage, a report showed Tuesday. Interviews with 25 Africans by a Cape Town NGO found that 90 percent were jobless and that nearly all felt unsa...
Jan 6th, 2011
On the 1st of September 2006, Mr. Kwamena Bartels, Minister of Information in the Kufuor government, warned that government would like to make it absolutely clear that it would not permit a proposed gay conference anywhere in Ghana. He explained that unnatural carnal knowledge is illegal under the cr...
Jan 3rd, 2011
More than 200,000 people or one per cent of Ghana’s adult population regard themselves as gay or lesbian, according a study. The data has been collected by the Ghana Household Survey (GHS). The 100,000 individual respondents to the survey provided the biggest pool of Ghana social data after the...
Dec 22nd, 2010
Each week, more than 10 lesbians in the South African city of Cape Town are taken by men into a makeshift shack, a back room, or dark street and violently raped with the goal of ‘turning them straight.’ Over 30 lesbians have been murdered in the country in the course of thousands of ̵...
In East Africa
Nov 30th, 2010
Supporters and members of the gay and lesbian community in Kenya blasted the country’s prime minister Monday after he said anyone engaging in homosexual activity should be arrested. “The gay community is very scared as the Prime Minister’s statement will incite more violence against...