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10 Nigerians killed by smoke inhalation at wedding

At least 10 people were confirmed dead after suffering from smoke inhalation while at the venue of a local wedding in southern Nigeria, according to the police and local media. Some 30 others were on life-support in different hospitals...

Ethiopia blocks internet for national exams - Net Blocks

Ethiopian authorities have blocked internet access across the country in a move to preserve the integrity of national exams currently underway, internet rights group Net Blocks said on Tuesday. The group said it had confirmed a total...

Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in landmark ruling

Botswana's High Court has ruled in favour of decriminalising homosexuality in a landmark decision for campaigners. The High Court rejected laws that impose up to seven years in prison for same-sex relationships, stating they were unconstitutional....

Washington gay pride: 'Gun threat' sparks panic at parade

A man is due to appear in court after allegedly causing a stampede at a gay pride parade in the US which left seven people needing hospital treatment. The man, named in US media as 38-year-old Aftabjit Singh, allegedly waved a BB gun, which...

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