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Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

Chelsea Clinton

America’s former first daughter Chelsea Clinton announced in New York today that she is pregnant with her first baby, giving her parents Bill and Hillary a long-awaited grandchild. Chelsea, 34, made the announcement at Clinton Foundation initiative, an event which her mother organised to advance the cause of women and girls around the world. “Marc […]

Ethiopia stops anti-gay rally

Anti-gay activists in Ethiopia have cancelled a planned demonstration next week against homosexuality. The activists said Thursday they have been forced to abandon plans to demonstrate in Addis Ababa after apparently failing to win support from the government and the powerful Orthodox church. The anti-homosexuality rally had been planned for April 26, and comes amid […]

Transgenders are third gender, India’s Supreme Court says

India's transgenders at a festival

India’s highest court on Tuesday recognised the existence of a third gender that is neither male nor female, in a landmark judgement hailed by transgender people. “Recognition of transgenders as a third gender is not a social or medical issue but a human rights issue,” Justice K.S. Radhakrishnan told the Supreme Court while handing down […]

Canadian adultery website tests S. Korea law

Ashley Madison tests South Korea law

Noel Biderman insists he has no problems sleeping at night after launching an adultery hook-up website in South Korea where marital infidelity is a crime punishable by up to two years in prison. Biderman, CEO of Canada-based AshleyMadison.com whose slogan is: “Life is short. Have an affair” claims more than 25 million subscribers in 35 […]

‘Why I Killed My Husband, 3 Others With Rat Poison’

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A child bride in Kano State, northwest Nigeria, has told the police why she killed her husband and three of his friends by lacing their meal with rat poison. She said it was because she was forced to marry the man she did not love. According to the Daily Mail, Wasila Umaru, 14, was married […]

Jilted NURTW Member Sets Ex-Lover Ablaze

Janet Odegba: Set ablaze by lover

Cyriacus Izuekwe After several adjournments, the trial of a senior staff of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Ikotun branch, Adesanmoye Kehinde, who allegedly set his lover, Janet Edogba, ablaze for jilting him, has began at EjigboMagistrate’s Court, Lagos State, western Nigeria. It was alleged that the 43-year old married man in anger that […]

Court recognises gay marriage in Italy

An Italian court on Wednesday recognised a gay couple as married for the first time in Italy, which does not have any form of official acknowledgement of same-sex unions. The court in Grosseto in Tuscany ordered the city council to list the couple, who had their wedding in New York in 2012, as married in […]

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