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  • Transgender activist Audrey Ithibu Mbugua has won a battle against the Kenya National Examinations Council after the Appellate court upheld a decision compelling them to change her academic certificates to reflect ‘her’ new identity. The Court of Appeal said they were not persuaded by Knec to overturn the High Court’s decision, which ruled in Audrey’s […]

  • By JEMIMAH MUENI – The Lesbian and Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community can now go ahead and register their association as a rights group. This is after the Court of Appeal affirmed the High Court decision that directed the Non-Governmental Organisations Coordination Board to register the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC) as an NGO. […]

  • NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Gay and transgender people in Tanzania have gone into hiding fearing for their lives after a senior government official called on the public to report suspected homosexuals so that they could be arrested from early next week. Paul Makonda, regional commissioner for Tanzania’s main city of Dar es Salaam, announced […]