Africa East Africa World 

Uganda’s President to meet MPs over anti-LGBTQ law

As pressure mounts on Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni not to sign a recently passed anti-LGBTQ law, he is now due to meet MPs over the issue. Mr. Museveni will meet lawmakers from his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) on Thursday to discuss the law which was passed last month. The meeting will take place at State House in Entebbe, a… Read More
Africa Lesotho Southern Africa World 

Lesotho lawmakers fight in parliament

Lawmakers in Lesotho have been captured on videos and images fighting each other and vandalizing property in parliament. Videos and images of the MPs engaged in the brawl have gone viral on social media. The incident occurred during a debate over related to a long-running dispute over regulations controlling the sale of the produce from the country’s important wool and… Read More
Africa East Africa Featured World 

Video: Kenyans in shock as two MPs fight in church

Kenyans have been left in shock after two of their Members of Parliament fought in church on Sunday. The incident took place at a Sunday service at a Catholic Church in the town of Kiharu, in central Murang’a county. Both MPs had addressed the congregation but chaos broke out after an argument ensued between the two lawmakers. Local media reported… Read More
Africa Featured Nigeria News and Headlines West Africa World 

Nigeria: Lawmakers flee chamber as snake falls from roof

Nigerian lawmakers in the south-western state of Ondo on Thursday fled their chamber after a snake dropped from the roof of the building. They were forced to abandoned the ongoing session for safety. Local media Premium Times reported that members were just about to begin the business of the day when the incident occurred. The snake is said to have… Read More