Aunt Tiwo granted asylum in South Africa, says no regrets for being jailed for gay wedding

From Face of Malawi Sun Dec 9 2012, 05:16:41

Thrown into jail for 14 years under Malawi's anti-gay laws, Tiwonge Chimbalanga has no regrets about the marriage ceremony that became a symbol of Africa's intolerance toward homosexuality. In the first press interview since being granted asylum in South Africa, the 24-year-old, who was freed amid global pressure, urged more Malawians to come out from [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse

You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Malawi:   MISA Malawi Statement on Arrest of Journalist Archibald Kasakura (press release)
Media Institute of Southern Africa
24 October 2014

The Malawi Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) is shocked and deeply saddened with the detention of journalist Archibald Kasakura, who was arrested by Limbe Police in Blantyre, ... [read more]

Malawi:   UK Will Not Resume Aid to Malawi Unless DPP's K92 Billion Cashgate is Resolved (news)
24 October 2014

Despite recent arrests and convictions related to the cashgate scandal, Britain has said it will not resume its aid to Malawi unless a comprehensive forensic investigation dating back to the first ... [read more]

Malawi:   Malawi Down With 11 Steps on Latest Fifa Ranking (news)
23 October 2014

It never rains but pours for Malawi nation football team as they have moved with 11 steps in the latest FIFA ranking released by the World Football governing body on Thursday. [read more]

blogAfrica is's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!