18 May 2010 Staff Writer
MALAWI: GAY COUPLE LAWYER MITIGATES FOR NON-CUSTODIAL SENTENCE...

By NYASA TIMES   Lawyer of the gay couple, Steven Monjeza, 26 and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, 20 convicted for homosexuality, has asked the Blantyre Magistrates Court to mete a non-custodial sentence mitigating the two men were first offenders and their crimes did…

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16 May 2010 Staff Writer
MALAWI: NEWS ANALYSIS: MALAWI FACES TWO CHOICES IN GAY TRIAL JUDGMENT: DONOR MON...

The judgement for the gay couple Steve Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga will be delivered on Tuesday. Guilty or not guilty verdict, you can be sure of a series of conundrums. Nyasa Times news analyst gives some insights into this maze…

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16 May 2010 Staff Writer
MALAWI: IT’S TUESDAY, JUDGEMENT DAY FOR MALAWI GAY COUPLE...

The Blantyre Magistrates Court will on Tuesday deliver judgement in a case involving gay couple Tiwonge Chimbalanga and his partner Steven Monjeza. Chimbalanga, 20, and Monjeza, 26, made history when they tied the knot in a traditional chinkhoswe marriage ceremony in December.…

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07 May 2010 Staff Writer
SWAZILAND: SWAZILAND SUPREME COURT TO HEAR FREE PRIMARY EDUCATION CASE...

Johannesburg/Mbabane, 7 May 2010 – The Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Association will ask Swaziland’s newly established Supreme Court to rule that the Swazi government is constitutionally obliged to make free primary education available to every Swazi child.   Although Swaziland…

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03 May 2010 Staff Writer
WORLD LEADERS NAMED AND SHAMED AS “PRESS PREDATORS”...

Seventeen presidents and heads of government made the list of “predators of press freedom” by media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF). Included in the list of 40 are China’s Hu Jintao, Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Rwanda’s Paul Kagame, Cuba’s Raul Castro, Russia’s Prime…

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24 Apr 2010 Staff Writer
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…

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24 Apr 2010 Staff Writer
MALAWI: GAY COUPLE SENT TO TEST WATERS, TO HELL WITH DONORS – KALIATI...

By Nyasa Times   Arraigned gay couple Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza were sent by international homosexuality campaigners to taste the resolve of Malawi, Minister of Gender, Women and Children Affairs Patricia Kaliati has professed. “Those people were sent. And…

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22 Apr 2010 Staff Writer
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…

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14 Apr 2010 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: MY FERTILITY WAS STOLEN FROM ME...

In Namibia, HIV-positive women are being tricked into sterilisation.Is this a country desperate to curb Aids, or just a blatant humanrights violation? Marion Stevens of the Women and HIV/AIDSGauge, Health Systems Trust, came across this recent article,which exposes the reality…

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03 Apr 2010 Staff Writer
IMPRISONED FOR NINE YEARS, DETAINEE DENIED BAIL...

The Malawi High Court has granted bail to three of four applicants SALC is representing in a case challenging unreasonable bail and detainment. However, the court refused to grant bail to the fourth detainee, who has been imprisoned for nine…

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25 Mar 2010 Staff Writer
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…

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24 Mar 2010 Staff Writer
MALAWI: DETAINED GAY COUPLE TO FACE TRIAL IN MALAWI...

A Malawian boy sits outside a food warehouse in Luchenza town some 40 kilometers south of Blantyre on 11 October, 2005. (CNN) — The two men were arrested in December at their home in Blantyre, Malawi, for professing love and marriage…

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