Gay and lesbianism illegal – Kunda
Vice President George Kunda has said that Zambian laws do not allow the practice of homosexuality and lesbianism. Mr Kunda told Parliament on today that such acts are considered criminal, under the laws of Zambia.
Mr. Kunda, who is also Justice Minister, said that the practice is criminal and can attract a minimum jail sentence of 14 years. He said that government will not condone unnatural practices in the country as Zambia is a Christian nation.
The Vice President said that Zambian laws are tailored by the Christian values the country practices. Mr. Kunda said it is therefore unfortunate that PF leader Michael Sata wants to champion these illegal practices.
The Vice President was responding to Chasefu Member of Parliament, Chufumu Banda, who wanted to know if the Zambian Law provides for the practice of homosexuality.