On May 24, 2019, Kenya may be the first East African country to decriminalize homosexuality if petitioners win a court challenge of the colonial-era law.
Legalizing Gay Sex is Just the Right Thing to Do
allAfrica, 23 May 2019
In the run-up to the expected judgement challenging section 162 and 165 of the Penal Code of Kenya that outlaws same-sex relationships, I am reminded of the Zulu South Africans who… Read more »
High Court to Rule on Legality of Gay Sex
VOA, 21 May 2019
This Friday, Kenya's High Court is set to rule on a case challenging colonial-era laws that criminalize homosexuality. The petitioners want the court to declare those laws… Read more »
Kenyan Court Due to Rule on Decriminalising Homosexuality
Capital FM, 22 May 2019
Kenya's High Court is on Friday expected to deliver a long-awaited ruling on whether to scrap colonial-era laws which criminalise homosexuality, a verdict that could have… Read more »
A majority decision of the Court of Appeal has held that human beings should not be denied their fundamental rights because of how they choose to live their lives, while ... Read more »
Homosexuality is taboo in the East African nation and persecution of sexual minorities is rife. Under sections of Kenya's penal code, gay sex - or "carnal knowledge against the ... Read more »
Hopes are high ahead of a February 22 Kenya High Court ruling on whether to repeal Section 162 of the Penal Code, which criminalises gay sex. Activists say the case is a milestone ... Read more »
AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.
AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 600 news and information items daily from over 150 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC.