Malawi court starts hearing landmark homosexual case

Malawi President Joyce BandaBlantyre, Malawi, Jan. 20 (MaraviPost) _ The High Court in Blantyre Monday started hearing a case whose outcome may determine the future of Malawi homophobic laws.

Centre for Development of People (CEDEP), a civil rights group that campaigns for minority rights including those for sexual minorities, took government to court to review the conviction of three men who are serving long jail terms for their homosexual acts.

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President Bingu WA Mutharika’s sudden death and the accused 12 coup plotters

Dr Peter MutharikaThe Muckraker toyed around with the idea of titling this entry ‘The Vandals and Villains of April 5’ because he intended to discuss the people who wanted to push this country to the precipice during those “three mad days in April”. The chosen title however should serve the purpose.

Bingu died when nobody thought he would. Almost everybody, except those who shared his High Table crumbs, wanted him out of the way but nobody really knew how.


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