Africa Southern Africa World Zambia 

Zambia: Anger as embassies fly gay pride flags

– – The Swedish and Finnish embassies in Zambia have incurred the wrath of some Zambains after raising the rainbow flag on the premises. The flag which were hoisted together with the country’s national flags was a symbol of support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and queer pride and LGBT social movements. Same-sex relationships are outlawed in Zambia,… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Kenya: Education Minister wants gay students de-boardenized

– – Kenya’s education minister has stirred controversy by proposing that gays should not be allowed to study in boarding schools. Prof George Magoha argues that the presence of gay students in boarding schools is an infringement on the rights of other learners. According to Prof Magoha instead that the gay students “moving from one bed to another”, they should… Read More
Africa Ghana World 

Anglican Archbishops oppose Ghana’s anti–LGBTQ+ bill

– – Several church leaders particularly those in the UK have strongly criticised Ghanaian bishops over their support for a draconian anti-LGBTQ+ law. These include Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury and leader of the global Anglican Church, Stephen Cottrell, the archbishop of York, and other Church of England bishops have in numerous tweets. In an earlier statement, the archbishop of… Read More