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Pope Francis said on Monday that Catholics should not give “excessive importance” to certain Church rules while disregarding others, urging opponents of abortion to show equal passion for the lives of the poor and oppressed.
A Kenyan appeals court has blocked authorities from using an anal examination to test whether two men had gay sex, which is criminalized in the East African nation.
In a rare public statement, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has said that he is becoming increasingly frail but is at peace with the prospect of death.
The EU's top court says psychological tests should not be used as grounds to reject asylum claims from people fleeing countries where homosexuality is illegal.
Two Indonesian men have been arrested for allegedly uploading a video of themselves having sex to social media, police said Tuesday, amid a crackdown on the LGBT community in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority nation.
The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) recorded 1,204 cases comprising 321 criminal and 883 civil matters in 2017.
A woman could face jail in Tanzania after a video of her kissing another woman and presenting her with a ring went viral.
Gay football fans at the 2018 World Cup will be warned about holding hands in public as part of advice on keeping safe in Russia.
Sixteen men arrested last month during a crackdown on homosexuality by the authorities in Egypt have been sentenced to three years in prison.
Ghana’s president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the issue of same-sex relationships was not on the agenda of the West African country. He, however, believes that its snowball effect will soon reach Africa.
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.
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Jose Mourinho insists Tottenham Hotspur will have "no advantage" in their semifinal with Manchester United despite the game being played at Wembley.
Bayern Munich have received a boost with Manuel Neuer taking part in team training for the first time in seven months.
Jose Mourinho has admitted it may be "impossible" for Manchester United to win the Premier League title next season if Manchester City can repeat their form.
The Advanced Peoples’ Democratic Alliance (APDA) has said the Party will not enter into any pact with other political parties or groups ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The U.S. has clearly shifted to the use of tough confrontation and open deterrence mechanisms in relations with Russia, Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev said on Friday.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday dismissed the preliminary objection raised by the Nigerian Army, in a suit filed by retired Col. Danladi Hassan, seeking N1 billion as damages and to void his compulsory retirement.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently holidaying in London, the United Kingdom, on Monday, held a closed door meeting with British Prime Minister, Theresa May.
Senegalese parliament on Thursday passed a law setting a higher bar for presidential candidates after protests that saw police fire tear gas on demonstrators, with dozens arrested according to the main opposition party.
Nigerian forward, Fanendo Adi, was on target as his Major League Soccer outfit Portland Timbers beat Minnesota United 3-2 at the Providence Park on Sunday morning (Nigerian time) to record their first win of the season.
A retired Chief Superintendent of Police, David Agholor, has reportedly shot himself dead.