Mozambique decriminalise homosexuality: Malawi’s Mutharika to attend its Independence day

Homosexuality will soon be legal in Mozambique as the country will this Thursday be celebrating 40th Independence celebrations to be held in Maputo which Malawi President Peter Mutharika will attend.

Lessons to learn: Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi shake hands with Mutharika

Lessons to learn: Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi shake hands with Mutharika

With the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Mozambique, the number of countries with laws criminalising same-sex activity falls to 78. Malawi, Uganda, Palau, São Tomé and Príncipe, Seychelles, Northern Cyprus, Botswana and Ivory Coast are some of the countries that hat still criminalise homosexuality.

Malawi minority rights campaigners are still pushing for reforms in the penal code to see to it that same-sex intimacy should no longer be illegal.

The rights activists believe Mozambique being a neighbour to Malawi, their new penal code which decriminalises homosexuality will be something to learn from.

Meanwhile, State House Press Office said President Mutharika will attend the Mozambique celebrations e as part of the two countries’ bilateral relations which date back during the colonial era.

“Apart from sharing borders, the two countries have many things in common including language, relations, culture, and many things,” it said.

A good number of Mozambicans are living peacefully in Malawi and others who stay along the borders access free social services like health, education and water, it added.

Mozambique attained independence from Portugal in 1975.

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Phodophodo
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Kodi iwe police bail ndiyaulele # 12 , anthuwa amalowetsa kumene kumatulikira bibiku? Akuti mpaka amakisanako. Yayayayayaya. koma tiphunzira zinthutu apa.

Kanonono
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We hate these stupid rights activists. They can go with their homosexuals. We will never buy their ideas.

makwinjaishmael
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I am a sinner but I Love and respect my one and only Living God.He is in Heaven.

POLICE BELL ndiyawulele
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POLICE BELL ndiyawulele

Mmene amanukhila manyi muja wina zowona mkumati zilibwino kkkkkkkkkkkkkk hahahahaha

Gift Kayipa
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Where are we going?.a reminder word to my fell illiterate malawians Do no follow the majority when they are doing wrong.

INE
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Let God punish them starting from these greedy leaders.

Jacob Zuma
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Just another example of how Mozambique is emerging as a leading nation in the region. 25 years ago the place was in ruins, and now cities like Maputo are comparable to those in South Africa or other 2nd world nations.
Malawi is probably worse now then it was 25 years ago and we are continuing to go down.
Yet we still think we know better then everyone…..

nyasa boy
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A pulezidenti tiyeni nazo mukubeera bo osamvera akawalala enawa

okey
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Well, the Roman Catholic organization two months ago, said that it has enough room in its churches to accommodate homosexuals. Their Pope said, who is he to judge? Now it is accepted by our neighbours, moto umapita kwatsala tchire. We are next for sure.

mikongoni
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Stupid,cowards!!

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