The Call by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon for countries to recognize and respect homosexuality has been opposed by organisations and individuals in the country.
The Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia -EFZ- says homosexuality is against Zambia’s traditional customs and religious beliefs.
EFZ Executive Director Pukuta Mwanza has told ZNBC News in an interview that homosexuality should not be entertained in Zambia because it contradicts local cultures.
And some residents in Livingstone have condemned calls for homosexuality to be recognized in the country saying the act is despicable and dehumanizing.
Dilan Nyendwa says homosexuality is inhuman and should never be regarded as a human right.
Akusensio Mvula has told ZNBC News that Zambia as a Christian Nation must condemn advocates of gay rights.
And Hillcrest Seventh Day Adventist church Administration Elder Cleverson Mweemba even quoted scripture from the Bible against the homosexuality and has called on Christians to draw closer to God saying the end is near.
During his meeting with former President Kenneth Kaunda, Visiting UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon called for countries to recognize and respect homosexuality.