In East Africa
Jun 25th, 2012
Kampala – Gay rights activists should be banned from holding meetings or standing up for their rights, a key Ugandan minister said Friday, ahead of a scheduled court appearance next week over allegations that he had impeded the exercise of gay rights. Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo ...
Apr 20th, 2011
Harare – A government minister and a Catholic priest arrested for campaigning for political openness in Zimbabwe were released on bail late on Tuesday – after five days of severe deprivation in police cells, their lawyers said. The detention of co-minister of national healing Moses Mzila-...
In Odd News
Nov 5th, 2010
A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is fast rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists. The builders expect to attach the arms, head and crown to the robed torso in coming days, weather and cranes [&hell...