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Kenya upholds law criminalising gay sex – BBC News

Kenya’s High Court has ruled against campaigners seeking to overturn a law banning gay sex. The three judges rejected claims that the colonial-era law violated the new constitution, which guarantees equality, dignity and privacy. The penal code criminalises “carnal knowledge against the order of nature” – widely understood to refer …

Chinese tourist dies in hippo attack on Kenyan lake | Reuters

NAIROBI (Reuters) – A Chinese tourist has died in Kenya after being attacked by a hippo on the shores of Lake Naivasha, the East African nation’s wildlife service said on Sunday. The man, who had been taking photographs, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Naivasha District Hospital, while another …