Anti Gay Laws

Uganda’s Museveni gambles on homophobia

With Russia and China ready to provide financial aid, Uganda is blithely indifferent to US displeasure over President Yoweri Museveni's anti-gay laws.

Uganda to authorise life sentence for homosexuals

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set to sign a bill into law which prescribes life imprisonment for some homosexual acts.

Gay rights group gives Olympic athletes a legit way to object

Branded clothing has given athletes a way to oppose Russian laws on homosexuality without compromising their eligibility to compete at Sochi.

Punish paedophiles, not gays

Political leaders need to get their priorities straightened out when it comes to homosexuality versus child abuse, writes Jane Raphaely.

Author spurns anti-gay surge and comes out publicly

One of the most high-profile Africans, Binyavanga Wainaina speaks out about his sexuality.

Rights group fights Malawi’s anti-gay laws

A rights group is seeking a review of the three gay men's jail sentences and plans to challenge laws that criminalise homosexuality in Malawi.

Uganda president refuses to approve anti-gay Bill

Yoweri Museveni has not signed the controversial law, saying there are better ways to cure the results of "sexual starvation" and "random breeding".

Letters to the editor: January 17 to 23 2014

Readers share their views on Mandela legitimising Cecil John Rhodes's legacy, anti-gay laws and the history of the ANC.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it