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MALAWI: MALAWI PRESIDENT SLAMS HOMOSEXUALITY

President Bingu wa Mutharika has come out in the open to express disapproval of homosexuality in Malawi. The President commenting for the first time since the arrest and trial of gay couple, 26-year-old Steven Monjeza and 20-year-old Tiwonge Chimbalanga, said homosexuality was bizarre. Mutharika who wedded with Callista on April…
Staff Writer
24 Apr 2010
Health RightsNewsZambia

Decision in Zambian Air Force case expected

The Judge in the Zambian Air Force case will be delivering her judgment in the High Court in Livingstone on 27 May. As you will remember, this is a case of two former Zambian Air Force employees who were allegedly tested for HIV without their consent, placed on anti-retroviral treatment without their…
Staff Writer
22 Apr 2010
Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationNewsRule of LawSouth AfricaZimbabwe

SALC IN THE NEWS: ZUMA CONTINUES TO SIT ON ARMY GENERAL’S REPORT ON VIOLENCE

analysis In 2008 former South African President Thabo Mbeki commissioned a fact finding mission into state sponsored violence that took place in the run up to Zimbabwe’s one man presidential run-off. Mbeki, as mediator, sent six retired South African army generals on two fact-finding missions to investigate the cause of…
Staff Writer
25 Mar 2010
MalawiNewsSOGIE Rights

MALAWI: DATE SET IN TRIAL OF MALAWI GAY COUPLE

When 26-year-old Steven Monjeza and 20-year-old Tiwonge Chimbalanga celebrated an engagement ceremony in the African nation Malawi, it was symbolic of their love. But the legal ramifications that followed have been too severe, say critics of the way that the men were arrested under the country’s decency laws and kept…
Staff Writer
23 Mar 2010