The president is denying his people recourse to the African Court at a time they need it most.
Zambia’ s High Court recently passed a decade and a half long jail term to two men for engaging in sexual relations “against the order of nature”. The move was highly criticised by the U.S Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote, who said he was ‘horrified’ by the ‘oppressive’ decision.
All 36 states in Nigeria must adopt the Child Rights Act to safeguard their children.
To address homophobia in Uganda, sexual rights must draw on the need for justice and social obligation.
In a gruesome attack, criminals in Kitwe, Zambia hacked off and fled with the hand of a seven year-old girl with albinism. The crime, believed to be a ritual attack has caused an outrage in Zambia and on social media with prominent campaigners on albinism coming out to strongly condemn the senseless act.
Court order against protesters outside UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
Reconciling faith and queer identity can often be a difficult space to navigate for those who do not subscribe to the heteronormative expectations upheld by many religious communities.
Growing scepticism of Rwanda’s development achievements could erode the president’s international reputation.
The Ugandan government is re-introducing the ‘Kill the Gays’ bill. The punitive bill that was nullified in 2014 by the country’s Constitutional Court imposes the death penalty for persons found in breach. A government official said the ‘current penal law is limited’ and ‘those that do grave acts’ should be ‘given the death sentence’.