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February 22, 2012

Mr Gay World's first black African finalists may help fight anti-gay laws across the continent

Mr Gay World's first black African finalists will send out a 'powerful message of hope', say organizers.

Robel Gizaw Hailu from Ethiopia, Wendelinus Hamutenya from Namibia, Lance Weyer from South Africa and Taurai Zhanje from Zimbabwe, will compete in the global male beauty pageant in Johannesburg, from 4 to 8 April.

Homosexuality is illegal in 38 African countries, with Mauritania, Sudan, and northern Nigeria allowing for the death penalty.

Mr Gay World's Africa director Coenie Kukkuk has hailed the news as a major development.

January 23, 2012

King Goodwill Zwelithini falsely claims there were ‘traditionally’ no same-sex relationships in his kingdom

The Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has branded people in gay relationships ‘rotten’.

He was speaking yesterday (22 January) in the presence of South African president Jacob Zuma at Nquthu, in northern KwaZulu-Natal, during the 133rd commemoration of the Battle of Isandlwana, which the Zulu regiments won.