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An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced a television host to one year in prison for interviewing a gay man last year, a judicial source said.
The 24-year-old musician, known as Latin trap music's first openly gay artist who has been credited with "transforming the genre", was killed in the country's capital San Juan on Thursday, according to police.
Tanzania's tough-talking president John Magufuli has earned respect by fighting corruption, but international donors are now concerned by crackdowns on human rights.
Brazil’s indigenous peoples have long battled to protect their ancestral lands and native cultures — but the election of far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has sparked concerns that hard-won rights could be eroded.
Tanzanian authorities are carrying out physical examinations on 10 men suspected of homosexual activity in Zanzibar, according to police.
The United States has warned its citizens in Tanzania to be cautious after commercial capital Dar es Salaam announced a crackdown on homosexuality, which is a criminal offense in the East African country.
Flamboyant drag queens and horned devils rubbed shoulders with Christian pastors as tens of thousands of people took part in Taiwan's gay pride parade, the largest in Asia.
Ahead of 2019 general elections, the Diverse, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Rights Movement in Nigeria, has declared support for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday said his country cannot accept LGBT rights such as same-sex marriage, dismissing them as "western" values.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out any chance of an early general election despite his coalition government looking set to lose its majority.
Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, stoked further legal controversy over homosexuality when he denounced the caning of two Muslim women for attempting lesbian sex.
Nigeria’s downstream sector records a yearly income of 56 billion dollars, Mr Abayomi Awobokun, Chief Executive Officer, Enyo Retail and Supply Limited, has said.
Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman has suggested Arsene Wenger could be the ideal replacement for Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea.
A member of the National Assembly representing Langtang South/Langtang North Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon Beni Lar, has cried out that her constituency is under siege of political thugs ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.
Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has released the colours of the ballot papers and boxes for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections on Feb. 16.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
Ahead of the Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission in Imo has released WhatsApp accounts and phone lines for complaints.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Ikouwem Udoh and Valentine Uzornwafor in the Best XI of the just concluded 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations (U-20 AFCON) in Niger Republic.
The national leadership of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) has condemned the unlawful and unwarranted harassment of some of its members by officials of the police force in Bauchi State.