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It was a life-changing moment for Daniels when five police officers in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, locked him in the back of a van two years ago.
Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Festus Keyamo, has said Bobrisky (Idris Okuneye) can not go to jail for admitting that he is an homosexual except caught in the act.
Amnesty International on Thursday condemned a draft bill in the Egyptian parliament that would criminalise homosexuality, in what the rights group called an “unprecedented homophobic crackdown”.
Egyptian state security prosecutors have extended the pre-trial detention of a young man arrested on charges of "promoting deviance" after fans waved rainbow flags at a rock concert last month.
Tanzania has deported three South African lawyers after they were accused of promoting homosexuality.
The Tanzanian government said Saturday it had suspended an NGO it had accused of promoting gay marriage in contravention of local "customs, traditions and laws".
Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays.
Egyptian security officials say authorities are stepping up a crackdown on people suspected of homosexuality, arresting a total of 27 over a little more than a week.
The US Supreme Court on Monday opens its 2017-2018 session, facing thorny issues that include gay and labor rights, voter restrictions and limits on gathering private information.
A British lesbian on Monday won the right to live and work in Hong Kong with her partner in a landmark legal decision that could reduce more hurdles for same-sex couples in the city.
President Robert Mugabe says people like Takunda Amina are “worse than dogs and pigs” – so daily life as a gay man in Zimbabwe was never going to be easy.
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Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, said the letter directing the reinstatement of former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Force, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, did not emanate from his office.
Former Manchester City forward Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault, according to Sky Italia.
A group in the Peoples Democratic Party has appealed to former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, and other leaders who left the party to return to “their home” in the PDP.
The Federal Government on Thursday signed an agreement with the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ) to set up a Nigerian–German Centre for Jobs, Migration and Reintegration.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says the country has implemented about 70 per cent of the requirements of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET).
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari, to implement the report of the 2014 national conference, insisting that the report contains a lot of panacea for Nigeria’s problems.
Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has berated the Department of State Services (DSS) on their embarrassing conduct in preventing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from carrying out its legitimate statutory duty, especially in the fight against corruption, particularly financial crimes.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is expected to discuss Zimbabwe’s political crisis in Luanda, Angola, on Tuesday, the presidency has said in a statement.
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has stated that God chose President Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s President.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on Anambra governorship election is concerned about the “massive” redeployment of police officers in the state.