Tag: COVID-19

Food starts to reach hungry LGBT Ugandans stranded by lockdown

Food starts to reach hungry LGBT Ugandans stranded by lockdown

Emergency food deliveries have started to get through to LGBT Ugandans [...]
Uganda court OKs bail for 42 arrestees

Uganda court OKs bail for 42 arrestees

A Ugandan magistrate yesterday approved release on bail for 42 people [...]
New Tanzania president begins positive policy shifts

New Tanzania president begins positive policy shifts

In a positive sign of policy shifts, Tanzania's new president, Samia H [...]
2020 was a ‘dark’ year for the LGBTQI community in Uganda

2020 was a ‘dark’ year for the LGBTQI community in Uganda

The safety of sexual minority communities in Uganda has been a big con [...]
Businesses of at-risk Ugandans will get Covid-19 aid

Businesses of at-risk Ugandans will get Covid-19 aid

Uganda is among five countries that will benefit from a new fund which [...]
Uganda survey: Covid-19 exposes LGBTQI people to more danger

Uganda survey: Covid-19 exposes LGBTQI people to more danger

The Ugandan government's response to Covid-19 has put the already vuln [...]
220 LGBTIQ+ Nigerians get help surviving the pandemic

220 LGBTIQ+ Nigerians get help surviving the pandemic

Hundreds of LGBTIQ+ Nigerians got a helping hand from the Covid-19 Rel [...]
Gay rights activists get Covid-19 protective supplies

Gay rights activists get Covid-19 protective supplies

Over 86 LGBTI and mainstream human rights organisations in Uganda have [...]
Tanzania tightens LGBT repression ahead of election

Tanzania tightens LGBT repression ahead of election

Tanzanian authorities have reportedly stepped up their restrictions on [...]
LGBTI in Uganda: How to survive a pandemic

LGBTI in Uganda: How to survive a pandemic

Get ready for "In the Eyes of a Pandemic", a documentary about how the [...]
Call for applications: LGBTIQ+ community support fund

Call for applications: LGBTIQ+ community support fund

The Nigerian LGBTIQ+ website NoStringsNG.com is offering emergency hel [...]
Released from Ugandan prison, Cosf-20 seek probe of torture

Released from Ugandan prison, Cosf-20 seek probe of torture

Twenty LGBT Ugandans who spent 50 days on remand in a Ugandan prison o [...]
Cameroon: Charges dropped against 53 arrested in Bafoussam

Cameroon: Charges dropped against 53 arrested in Bafoussam

Charges have been dropped against 53 members of the LGBTI community in [...]
Covid-19 in Cameroon: Human rights defenders adopt new strategies

Covid-19 in Cameroon: Human rights defenders adopt new strategies

During the Covid-19 health crisis, human rights defenders need to adju [...]
Stella Nyanzi, Ugandan LGBT ally, arrested at Covid-19 protest

Stella Nyanzi, Ugandan LGBT ally, arrested at Covid-19 protest

Ugandan LGBT ally and academic scholar Dr Stella Nyanzi was arrested t [...]
Day 44: Uganda court sets bail hearing for 19 LGBT detainees

Day 44: Uganda court sets bail hearing for 19 LGBT detainees

A magistrate in Uganda has ordered prison authorities to produce 19 me [...]
Uganda 19 update: 44 days in prison with no lawyers, no bail hearing

Uganda 19 update: 44 days in prison with no lawyers, no bail hearing

A High Court judge said the case is urgent, but a lower court didn't b [...]
Covid-19: Ugandan activists condemn attacks targeting women

Covid-19: Ugandan activists condemn attacks targeting women

Advocates for human rights, LGBT people and sex workers last week deno [...]
Nigeria: Gay youth trapped at home with homophobic dad

Nigeria: Gay youth trapped at home with homophobic dad

As the country’s lockdown continues and coronavirus cases increase, LG [...]
How LGBTIQ+ Nigerians are coping with COVID-19 pandemic

How LGBTIQ+ Nigerians are coping with COVID-19 pandemic

The LGBTIQ+ community in Nigeria has been severely impacted by the new [...]
New Ugandan rules allow HIV care during lockdown

New Ugandan rules allow HIV care during lockdown

LGBTI and health rights activists in Uganda have welcomed new guidance [...]
Uganda: Barred from seeing 20 prisoners, lawyers seek their release

Uganda: Barred from seeing 20 prisoners, lawyers seek their release

Gay-friendly lawyers hope to win release next week for the 20 imprison [...]
No lawyers for 20 LGBT Ugandans in prison on Covid-19 charges

No lawyers for 20 LGBT Ugandans in prison on Covid-19 charges

Lawyers cannot travel during Uganda's Covid-19 lockdown, so legal help [...]
Uganda activists fear Covid-19 lockdown imperils AIDS fight

Uganda activists fear Covid-19 lockdown imperils AIDS fight

LGBT-rights and health-rights advocates in Uganda fear that the countr [...]
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