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Angelique Kidjo on African anti-gay laws

February 3rd, 2014
02:17 PM ET

Christiane Amanpour speaks with Grammy award-winning, Beninoise singer Angelique Kidjo about homophobia in Africa, and the large number of anti-gay laws enacted by African countries.

"What baffles me, and what makes angry, is when people on the name of god, on the name of religion, stir hate," Kidjo said.

Click above to see their exchange.

Amanpour's full interview with Kidjo will be available on tomorrow, Tuesday February 3.

soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. godwin ede

    our customs n traditn shd be respected chikena. end of matter.

    February 4, 2014 at 1:38 am | Reply
  2. Boy g

    I agree with what she says yes people have the right to Choose but went a person choose to be a thief they throw he or she into jail I ask why? I need and answer from her since every thing one does is right.why are laws made ?

    February 4, 2014 at 10:43 am | Reply

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