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Northern AfricaWysig

LGBT rights in: Homosexual acts legal? Recognition of same-sex relationships Same-sex marriage Same-sex adoption Allows gays to serve openly in military? Anti-discrimination (Sexual orientation) Laws concerning gender identity/expression Immigration equality for same-sex couples
Sjabloon:Landdata Algeria Algeria   Illegal (Penalty: Fine - up to 2 years prison) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Egypt Egypt   Not specifically outlawed, but public morals laws used against LGBT people according to AmnestyUSA Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Libya Libya   Illegal (Penalty: Fine - up to 5 years prison). Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Morocco Morocco (incl. Western Sahara)   Illegal (Penalty: 6 months to 3 years) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Sudan Sudan   Illegal (Penalty:   5 years up to death penalty.) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Tunisia Tunisia   Illegal (Penalty: Fine - 3 years) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  

Western AfricaWysig

LGBT rights in: Homosexual acts legal? Recognition of same-sex relationships Same-sex marriage Same-sex adoption Allows gays to serve openly in military? Anti-discrimination (Sexual orientation) Laws concerning gender identity/expression Immigration equality for same-sex couples
  Benin   Legal[1]     Unknown Unknown   Unknown  
  Burkina Faso   Not specifically outlawed, but other laws apply.[2] Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Cape Verde Cape Verde   Legal since 2004
+ UN decl. sign.
    Unknown Unknown   Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire   Legal     Unknown Unknown   Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Gambia Gambia   Illegal (Penalty: up to 14 years[3]) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Ghana   Male illegal
Female unclear
Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Guinea Guinea   Illegal (Penalty: 6 months to 3 years prison) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau   Legal
+ UN decl. sign.
    Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Liberia Liberia   Illegal (Penalty: Fine) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Mali Not specifically prohibited, but public morals laws have been used against LGBT persons Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Mauritania Mauritania   Illegal (Penalty:   Death penalty) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Niger Not specifically prohibited, but public morals laws may be used Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Nigeria Nigeria   Male illegal
  Female illegal in areas under Sharia
(Penalties in Sharia areas:   Up to death for men, and up to 50 lashes (caning) and six months for women.)
  Female legal in areas not under Sharia.
Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Senegal   Illegal (Penalty: 1 month to 5 years prison) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Sierra Leone   Male illegal
Female needs verification
Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Togo   Illegal Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  

Middle AfricaWysig

LGBT rights in: Homosexual acts legal? Recognition of same-sex relationships Same-sex marriage Same-sex adoption Allows gays to serve openly in military? Anti-discrimination (Sexual orientation) Laws concerning gender identity/expression Immigration equality for same-sex couples
  Angola   Illegal (Penalty: Labour camps for habitual offenders.[4]) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Cameroon Cameroon   Illegal (Penalty: Fine to 5 years prison) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Central African Republic Central African Republic   Legal
+ UN decl. sign.
    Unknown Unknown   Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Chad Chad   Legal since 1967     Unknown Unknown   Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire)   Legal     Constitutional ban since 2005 Unknown Unknown   Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea   Legal Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Gabon Gabon   Legal
+ UN decl. sign.
    Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo   Legal     Unknown Unknown   Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe   Illegal + UN decl. sign. Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  

Eastern AfricaWysig

LGBT rights in: Homosexual acts legal? Recognition of same-sex relationships Same-sex marriage Same-sex adoption Allows gays to serve openly in military? Anti-discrimination (Sexual orientation) Laws concerning gender identity/expression Immigration equality for same-sex couples
  Burundi   Illegal since 2009
(Penalty: 3 months to 2 years of jail and fine of 50,000 to 100,000 Burundian francs[5])
Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Comoros Comoros   Acts "against nature" outlawed Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Djibouti Djibouti   Illegal (Penalty: 10-12 years) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Eritrea   Illegal (Penalty: 3-10 years) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Ethiopia Ethiopia   Illegal (Penalty: up to 5 years[6]) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Kenya Kenya   Male illegal (Penalty: up to 14 years)
  Female legal
Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Madagascar Madagascar   Legal     Unknown Unknown   Unknown  
  Malawi   Illegal Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Mauritius   Illegal (Penalty: 5 years) + UN decl. sign. (national debate over repeal of the law) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Mozambique Mozambique   Illegal Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Réunion (Overseas department of France)   Legal since 1791
+ UN decl. sign.
  Pacte civil de solidarité
since 1999
    Single gay persons may adopt     Bans all anti-gay discrimination Unknown Unknown
  Rwanda   Legal     Unknown Unknown   Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Seychelles Seychelles   Male illegal
  Female legal
Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Somalia Somalia   Illegal Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Uganda   All homosexual acts illegal (Penalty: Fine up to life sentence)     Constitutional ban since 2005          
Sjabloon:Landdata Tanzania Tanzania   Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Zambia Zambia   Male illegal (Penalty: fine to 15 years)
  Female legal
Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Zimbabwe   Male illegal (Penalty: up to 10 years[7])
  Female legal
Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  

Southern AfricaWysig

LGBT rights in: Homosexual acts legal? Recognition of same-sex relationships Same-sex marriage Same-sex adoption Allows gays to serve openly in military? Anti-discrimination (Sexual orientation) Laws concerning gender identity/expression Immigration equality for same-sex couples
  Botswana   Illegal (Penalty: Fine - years) Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
  Lesotho   Illegal [8] Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata Namibia Namibia   Illegal Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  
Sjabloon:Landdata South Africa South Africa   Legal since 1994   Legal since 1996   Legal since 2006   Legal since 2002     Bans all anti-gay discrimination Unknown  
  Swaziland   Male illegal (Penalty: US$90 fine - prison.)
  Female legal
Unknown   Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown  


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  1. Ottosson, Daniel (May 2009). "State-sponsored Homophobia: A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults" (PDF). International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA). pp. Page 45. Besoek op 2009-05-19.
  2. Ottosson, Daniel (May 2008). "State-sponsored Homophobia: A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults" (PDF). International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA). pp. Page 11. Besoek op 2009-01-12.
  3. Gambia: Mob Violence And Murder Feared After President's Gay Beheading Threat, AllAfrica, June 12, 2008
  4. Page 6 of [1]
  5. http://www.amnesty.org/en/news-and-updates/news/burundi-abolishes-the-death-penalty-but-bans-homosexuality-200904727
  6. Ethiopia travel advice, British Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  7. Not tickling Mugabe’s fancy, Tribune, October 24, 1997
  8. Lesotho travel advice, British Foreign and Commonwealth Office