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LGBTQ+ rights: African Union watchdog goes back on its own word: The primary human rights watchdog in Africa recently made a decision to deny a voice to already marginalised LGBTQ+ people on the continent.
Africa’s rights commission can – and should – do more for sexual minorities: The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights is in danger of losing its autonomy after it took away the observer status of the Coalition of African Lesbians, writes Frans Viljoen.
Opinion | Abolition of Angola’s anti-gay laws may pave the way for regional reform: Angola has decriminalised consensual same-sex acts between adults in private. Could this be a sign we're reaching a tipping point in the SADC region?