Malawi court convicts gay couple

A court in Malawi has convicted a gay couple of gross indecency and unnatural acts. Steven Monjeza, 26, and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, 20, were arrested in December 2009 after celebrating their engagement ahead of a wedding planned for 2010. They have been in jail ever since and could now face 14 years in prison. Their arrest […]

Weird MC Evicted From Ultimate Search

Self-styled rappertainer, Weird MC, has been evicted from the Gulder Ultimate Search: Celebrity Showdown. •Weird MC Weird MC, the last woman standing, was sent packing from the camp after she failed to accomplish her task in record time. Before they started their task, they were warned about the consequences of failing to perform the task. […]

Nigerian police brutalise, kill suspects, says report

Nigeria police force kills with impunity, extorts those it is charged to protect and rapes arrested prostitutes as a “fringe benefit” of the job, alleges a report released yesterday by a civil liberties group. The report was published yesterday by the AP and many international newspapers. The Open Society Justice Initiative’s report is the latest […]

NUJ petitions Jonathan over journalists’ murder

The Nigeria Union of Journalists has petitioned President Goodluck Jonathan over the murder of two journalists in the recent crisis in Jos, Plateau State. In the petition by the NUJ National Secretary, Mr. Shuaibu Leman, the union decried the murder of Nathan Dabak and Sunday Bwede, Deputy Editor and reporter with The Light Bearer, a […]

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