The government has been criticised for hosting the president of Uganda at a prestigious business forum, on the same day two
Two weeks ago today, Google marked the opening of the Sochi Winter Olympics by making its global homepage Doodle a rainbow flag for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.
'I'm very much in love with you.' The words that made Roger Jean-Claude Mbede famous. And the words that, in a roundabout way, led to his early death. In 2011 Roger Jean-Claude Mbede texted someone to tell them he loved them. Because he was texting in Cameroon, and because it was to another man, Roger was arrested.
It has just emerged that last week, in a secret decision made without any public announcement, President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria signed into law one of the world's most draconian anti-gay statutes. Whatever the motive for the hush-up, it didn't hold. The world now knows.