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June 21, 2012

A popular Ethiopian daily alleges the United States and Europe are plotting to export, spread and promote homosexuality in Ethiopia

Homosexuality is a rapidly growing 'infestation' whose carriers are now estimated to have reached 16,000 in Ethiopia according to one of the country's newspapers.

The article published by Yenga daily this week also alleged that gays have an average of 75 sexual partners a year, and their ‘promiscuous’ nature propels some to have seven to nine sexual partners a day.

June 13, 2012

Ethiopian goverment official uses anti-gay conference to say country 'will be the graveyard of homosexuality,’ while religious leaders call for severe punishment to fight this 'western disease'

Ethiopian government officials, religious leaders and civil representatives have declared their opposition to LGBT rights and condemned homosexuality as a western epidemic.

A national conference entitled 'Homosexuality and its associated social disastrous consequences' on Saturday (9 June) was held in the newly built African Union headquarters, in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa.