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This website has been designed and established as a collective effort, thanks to:

Klaus Hollinetz - Anna Kuthan - Peter Kuthan - Stefan Kuthan - Markus Panholzer - Werner Puntigam - Pamela Ripota - Rainer Ruprechtsberger - Penny Yon

Heinrich Boell Foundation

Dear GALZ members,

We, at the Heinrich Boell Foundation Southern Africa, would like to
extend our deep condolences for the loss of a friend and comrade. We
held Keith's and the GALZ's work in the highest esteem. Our interactions
with Keith demonstrated his steadfastness, integrity and commitment to
fighting one of Zimbabwe's most marginalised, difficult but important
battles for justice and democracy. We salute his contribution, and your
ongoing efforts. We trust that your future work will stand as testimony

AZFA, Peter Kuthan

Dear all,

With deep sorrow we have been informed that our friend and Director of Kunzwana Trust Keith Goddard passed away last night, Friday 9 October at St Anne's hospital in Harare, where to he has been admitted two weeks ago with pneumonia.

Human rights and capability

Keith Goddard

Keith Goddard of the organisation Gay and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) suggests that attitudes towards LGBTI rights are a 'litmus test for any democracy'. Human rights must be all inclusive in protecting 'minorities from the excesses of the majority as they protect populations from excesses of the state'.


A small stature, a giant voice, a powerful spirit
How best can I describe you, words fail me.
Your wit, intelligence and determination
Amidst all the struggle and condemnation
With the stubbornness of a horse, you still rose
Stood higher than your own height could reach
Fought with your every breath till the end.
A true hero, you are.
Saka ndichiti, Zororai murugare