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UK leader ‘regrets’ colonial anti-gay laws

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she “deeply regrets” the UK’s role in introducing anti-gay laws in its former colonies and the “legacy of discrimination, violence and even death that persists today”. Reuters reports that colonial-era homophobic laws are still used in 37 of the Commonwealth’s 53 member …

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Winnie Mandela laid to rest

South Africans gathered Saturday to bid farewell to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid icon hailed as the mother of a nation and a political force. Crowds packed Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg Soweto township for the funeral following a private service at the home of Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of the late …

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