Life in prison for saying you’re gay in Uganda

Uganda’s parliament has passed sweeping antigay legislation that proposes tough new penalties for same-sex relationships and criminalises anyone identifying as LGBTQ.

Wife claims R800 000 after husband ‘humiliated, belittled her’ in short-lived marriage

The fact that a husband said “I do” at the altar but, a week later, while on honeymoon on an island, humiliated and belittled his wife, then, two months later, kicked her out of their house, has come back to bite him.

Chishala Kateka red cards Police

“We want to raise the red card to the UPND government and the police that there is no more room for continued abuse of people’s rights because this country is a multi-party democracy," New Heritage Party president Chishala Kateka has said 

Estranged wife gets nothing from late husband’s pension fund, while his girlfriend gets a share

An estranged wife who was separated from her husband for eight years failed to convince the court that she was the rightful beneficiary to half of an over R1 million pension fund that was to be paid out after her husband died.

Museveni says West ‘wasting time’ with gay rights push

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has accused Western countries of imposing gay rights on African nations as lawmakers in the country prepare to vote on an anti-LGBT bill.

Woman who hired hitmen to murder husband for his life insurance sentenced

A 47-year-old woman from Mpumalanga who pleaded guilty to masterminding her husband’s murder to get her hands on his life insurance payout has been sentenced in the Mpumalanga High Court.

Son sentenced for killing dad who wanted him to choose engineering over music career

A 22-year-old aspiring Mayflower musician has been sentenced to life imprisonment after he killed his father for not supporting his dreams.

Man who sold chips fried in transformer oil faces jail

A man who sold potato chips cooked in dirty oil from a power transformer has been sentenced by a court in Kenya.

‘Cruel’ dad snatches his newborn son from 15-year-old mom and brutally kills child by slitting throat

Police in Mpumalanga have arrested a “cruel” 21-year-old man after he allegedly snatched his three-week-old baby from its 15-year-old mother and brutally killed the newborn boy by slitting his throat.

Bodies wash from graves in Mozambique amid floods

Bodies from a cemetery on the banks of the Umbeluze river near the Mozambican capital, Maputo, have been swept by floods into nearby residences and spread across farms.

Hitmen were probably paid R250 000 to kill AKA and were not amateurs

They shot the two people in the presence of many. An amateur would not be able to do that. These are serious hitmen