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Malawi gay couple get maximum sentence of 14 years
AP-2010-05-20 13:59:07

A judge in Malawi has imposed a maximum sentence of 14 years in prison with hard labour on a gay couple convicted of gross indecency and unnatural acts.Full Story

At Front Lines, AIDS War Is Falling Apart
Tyler Hicks/The New York Times. Dinavance Kamukama, 28, front right, with her cousins in Kampala, Uganda.
 
South Africa estimates 40,000 prostitutes will arrive in the country for the World Cup in June.
Soccer fans to storm South Africa, hoping for scores, in more ways than one. By Iva Skoch — Special to GlobalPost.
 
Illegal banana gin 'kills 80' in Uganda
Similar home-made gins are common across AfricaSome 80 people have died in Uganda after drinking illegal home-made banana gin laced with methanol, a health official says.
 
Terreblanche party retracts revenge threat
Flowers and a poster outside the farm of Eugene Terreblanch near Ventersdorp, South Africa, 5 April 2010.
 
Nigeria police held over Boko Haram sect 'killings'
A "significant number" of Nigerian police officers have been arrested over the alleged extra-judicial killing of members of the Boko Haram sect in 2009.
 
No licence to kill for SA police
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has said the police do not have a licence to kill, a day after a minister said officers should shoot criminals.
 
Chiluba trial 'cost Zambia $13m'
Zambian President Rupia Banda has said the government spent $13m (£7.8m)prosecuting President Frederick Chiluba.
 
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