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Crackdown in homosexuality in Tanzania

The United States warned its citizens in Tanzania to be cautious after commercial capital Dar es Salaam announced a crackdown on homosexuality,...

Egypt arrests dozens in crackdown on gays

Egypt has arrested 22 people in the past three days as part of a crackdown on gays after a rainbow flag was...

Ugandan gay rights activist arrested in Rwanda

A prominent Ugandan gay rights activist was arrested on arrival at Kigali airport on suspicion of "drunkenness and gross misconduct", police said. Kasha...

Ugandan police storm Gay Pride event, arrest at least 15

Uganda's Police raided a night club where a Gay Pride event was underway and arrested at least 15 people, accusing them of...

Gambia condemns EU pressure on anti-gay law, says to break ties

Gambia's foreign minister said the West African country would sever all dialogue with the European Union and rejected what he said were...

Lesbians flee to Senegal as Gambia cracks down on homosexuality

When 12-year-old Teresa had her first kiss at a party in London with another girl, the young Gambian had no idea how...

Sweden resumes aid to Uganda after suspending it over anti-gay law

Sweden has resumed financial aid to Uganda after suspending some assistance in March over a law widely condemned by donor nations that...

Gay gathering sparks row between Ethiopia church and state

A meeting organised by an African gay lobby group ahead of an AIDS conference in Ethiopia has sparked a rare spat between...