Homosexuality

EDITORIAL: Nigerian law is the criminal, not gay people

Social mores and prejudices forged in Lagos are echoed in the intimate spaces of people all over the continent

MPs must kill the anti-gay Bill in Uganda

Proposed legislation imposes the death penalty for gay sex or ‘recruitment’. But love is not a crime

Learning to live my truth as a gay person

I was 22 years old before I was open about my sexuality. I hope others won’t have to wait so long

Kenyan court due to rule on decriminalising same-sex relations

However, the LGBT community fears yet another postponement

Self-loathing and self-repression lead to the suppression of the “other”

New guidelines for psychological work with queer people will advance everyone’s mental health

Advertisers as allies in the struggle for LGBTIQ equality, representation, inclusion

SA advertisers are receiving training in how to positively portray the full spectrum of sexualities and genders in their adverts

Is education the answer to shifting attitudes towards homosexuality in Botswana?

Developing countries have not made the protection of LGBQTI rights a priority, but the more educated people are, the more tolerant they are

Malawi to halt prosecutions against LGBTI community

Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.

​Actor Nakhane Touré fends off hate speech over controversial new film

'The Wound' tackles the unspoken issue of sexuality and tradition in a film about Xhosa initiates.

Mozambique scraps colonial-era homosexuality ban

A new penal code came into force on Monday, decriminalising homosexuality which was banned under ancient Portugese colonial laws.

The science behind a more meaningful understanding of sexual orientation

This article is part of a series The Conversation Africa is running on issues related to LGBTI in Africa.

Why anti-gay sentiment remains strong in much of Africa

About 20 countries worldwide have legalised same-sex marriage, but the majority of people who live in Africa strongly disapprove of homosexuality.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA