Tag Archive | Nairobi

Kenya: Gay refugee found dead at UN refugee office

Kenya: Gay refugee found dead at UN refugee office

A gay refugee in Kenya was found dead outside the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) office in Nairobi on Monday, in an apparent suicide, Kenyan police and LGBT+ refugees groups said. Police spokesman, Charles Owino, said the body of a 25-year-old Ugandan national was found outside the UNHCR office, in the affluent Westlands suburb early […]

Nairobi: Lesbian ‘Rafiki’ film shows to cheering crowd after ban lifted

Nairobi: Lesbian ‘Rafiki’ film shows to cheering crowd after ban lifted

(Reuters) – Rafiki, the acclaimed film portraying a lesbian romance that was until Friday banned in Kenya where it was made, showed on Sunday to a cheering, sold-out audience in Nairobi. Nairobi residents will be able to watch Rafiki during daytime-only screenings at the Prestige Cinema in the capital for a week, after a judge […]

60 People Arrested at Kenyan Nightclub for ‘Suspected Homosexuality’

60 People Arrested at Kenyan Nightclub for ‘Suspected Homosexuality’

  About sixty people were arrested by Kenyan police recently at a nightclub in Nairobi, and were detained at the Central Police Station in the city for ‘suspected homosexuality’. Patrons of the Envy nightclub in central Nairobi were arrested by Kenyan authorities over the weekend according to local media, who claim that the reason for […]