Wale Adebanwi

A group of prominent African writers has signed a letter condemning 'in the strongest possible terms the murder of Mr David Kato, the Ugandan gay rights campaigner'. The signatories 'state emphatically that homosexuality is neither a sin nor a social or cultural construct. Noting that 'homosexuals are human beings like everybody else,' the letter calls for all 'violence against gays and people deemed to be gay in Africa' to cease forthwith.