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November 2, 2017 12:55 PM Ezekiel Mutua wants ‘gay’ lions spotted in Maasai Mara isolated

Moral policeman Ezekial Mutua now wants two male lions spotted in the Masaai Mara engaging in ‘sexual contact’ to be kept in isolation. The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) chief executive also wants the two gay lions to be subjected to scientific research to determine how they acquired homosexual behavior. In an interview with Nairobi News, Mr Mutua 588

November 1, 2017 5:59 AM Ezakiel Mutua: Government 'unapologetic' in protecting children

NAIROBI, KENYA: The authorities have banned a show on Disney channel from airing in Kenya, citing the introduction of a gay character for its second season. The Disney Channel made history recently after it introduced a gay storyline to its popular show, Andi Mack, for its second season. In the show, 13-year-old Cyrus Goodman comes out as gay and confesses 60

October 28, 2017 5:39 AM Tanzania Deports South African Human Rights Lawyer and 2 Others

South African human rights lawyer Sibongile Ndashe and two others who were arrested and detained in Tanzania 10 days ago have been deported on Friday evening. They were arrested for 'promoting homosexuality' at a hotel in Dar es Salaam. Same-sex relations are illegal in the east African country. Ndashe was released on bail on Thursday and told to report 56

October 19, 2017 9:57 PM Fury over 12 gay arrests

This as the Department of International Relations and Co-operation spokesperson Nelson Kgwete confirmed yesterday that they had requested the high commission in Dar es Salaam to follow up on reports. Dar es Salaam police head Lazaro Mambosasa told a journalist at a weekly press conference on Wednesday that the 12 were being questioned ahead of being 35

October 18, 2017 10:13 PM Tanzania arrests Ugandan, 11 visitors for ‘homosexuality’ in Dar es Salaam

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays. “We arrested the criminals at (the hotel) Peacock — they were promoting homosexuality. Two are South Africans, one Ugandan and nine Tanzanians,” Dar es Salaam 33

October 15, 2017 11:39 PM In Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impact

DAKAR >> Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon. Defending LGBT rights can be dangerous in Africa, where many countries have laws against homosexuality. But in recent years activists have stepped out of the shadows, empowered by the support of the Obama administration and the international 55

October 15, 2017 10:47 AM LGBT activists worry about Trump impact in Africa

Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon. Defending LGBT rights can be dangerous in Africa, where many countries have laws against homosexuality. But in recent years activists have stepped out of the shadows, empowered by the support of the Obama administration and the international 34

October 1, 2017 5:44 AM Pope Francis and scholars clash over Church’s new stand on divorce

In 2005, the Head of the Roman Catholic Church worldwide Pope Francis wrote a controversial letter that touched on marriage, divorce and homosexuality. In the letter titled The Joy of Love, he appeared to suggest that those divorced and remarried should be accommodated in the church. The Pope suggested that divorced persons should also be allowed to take the Holy Communion 41

August 25, 2017 3:53 AM Indian Supreme Court Declares Privacy A Fundamental Right

Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan addressing the media about the right to privacy judgment at Supreme Court Thursday in New Delhi, India. In a milestone ruling, India's Supreme Court Thursday declared that privacy is a fundamental right for each of its 1.3 billion citizens protected under the country's constitution. India, the world's biggest democracy 27

August 24, 2017 8:44 PM Privacy a fundamental right, rules Supreme Court

Rejects NDA government’s contention that there was no general or fundamental right to privacy under the Constitution; Congress calls verdict a ‘blow to fascist forces’ In a landmark verdict, the right to privacy was on Thursday declared a fundamental right under the Constitution by the Supreme Court which said “privacy is the constitutional core of human 16