- Uganda passes a law making it a crime to identify as LGBTQAfrica ·
March 22, 2023 · 6:03 AM UTC
Uganda's parliament passed a law on Tuesday making it a crime to identify as LGBTQ, handing authorities broad powers to target gay Ugandans who already face legal discrimination and mob violence.
- AfricaTanzania detects its first-ever cases of the highly fatal Marburg viral disease
Tanzania has confirmed its first-ever cases of Marburg, a high-fatality viral hemorrhagic fever with symptoms broadly similar to those of Ebola, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
- Asia PacificEarthquake in Afghanistan kills at least 13, nine of them in Pakistan
At least 13 people were killed and more than 90 injured in Pakistan and Afghanistan after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck late on Tuesday, government officials said.