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The Gambia reiterates stance against homosexuality

The Gambia said Tuesday that it would neither decriminalise homosexuality nor review its laws, following weeks of controversy over the issue in the country. In a statement, the government denied widely circulated rumours of plans to soften homosexuality laws in exchange for aid funds. “This is false political propaganda orchestrated to score cheap political points,”
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Lagos homosexuality trial suffers more delays

The trial of 47 Nigerian men charged with homosexuality, punishable by 14 years in prison, was delayed again on Tuesday, after witnesses for their accusers failed to appear in court. As in other parts of sub-Saharan Africa, homosexuality is illegal in religiously conservative Nigeria, which is split between a Muslim-majority north and a largely Christian
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Rising homosexuality, lesbianism, pushing insecurity in Nigeria – Emir of Gwandu

Two prominent traditional rulers, the Emir of Gwandu and Chairman, Kebbi Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, and the Emir of Dutse in Jigawa State, Alhaji Muhammad Sunusi yesterday lent their voices to the raging issue of insecurity in the country. While the Emir of Gwandu attributed the current security challenges in the country to what he called satanic behavious like rape, homosexuality and lesbianism, the Emir of Dutse is seeking severe punishment  for any convicted rapist. Both leaders spoke on the occasion of the Moslem festival of Eid-el-Kabir, which was celebrated nationwide yesterday.

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