Angola has removed the notorious "vices against nature" provision in its penal code, with the law now banning discrimination against people on the basis of sexual orientation. Mozambique has also decriminalized same-sex relationships, while South Africa is the only African country that allows same-sex marriage.
Abolition of Anti-Gay Laws May Pave the Way for Regional Reform
The Conversation Africa, 14 February 2019
Angola has decriminalised consensual same-sex acts between adults in private. Read more »
As Angola Decriminalizes Homosexuality, Where Is Rest of Africa?
Deutsche Welle, 10 February 2019
Angola has done away with criminalizing homosexuality, removing a notorious "vices against nature" provision in its penal code. Other African nations still punish people for… Read more »
Human Rights Watch reports that the Angolan parliament has adopted a new penal code, the first since it gained independence from Portugal in 1975. The new code does away with a ... Read more »
The majority of members of parliament at the International Parliamentary Union (IPU) gathering in Geneva voted against the proposal to debate the rights of lesbians, gays, ... Read more »
The governor of Dar es Salaam has drawn up a list of people accused of homosexuality who could now be rounded up in Tanzania's latest anti-gay crackdown. Paul Makonda told ... Read more »
Lobby group Amandla.mobi have drawn attention to the Tanzania government's anti-gay laws, by staging a protest outside the Tanzanian Embassy in Pretoria. They are also demanding ... Read more »
Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe, an activist group, has reportedly given up their push for same sex marriages in the country, saying "it is near impossible to convince a highly ... Read more »
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