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2 British Tourists Freed After Being Kidnapped in Congo

2 British Tourists Freed After Being Kidnapped in Congo

May 14
Two British tourists have been released in eastern Congo two days after being kidnapped, according to announcements Sunday by Virunga National Park and the British foreign secretary.

Ethiopia: Ancient Churches, Mysterious Towers and Lucy

By Marcus Eliason | Jan 13
A visit to Ethiopia reveals the country's mythology and modern evolution.

Watch: Wildluxe Misha Heads to Kenya

Dec 14
Luxury travel influencer Misha Gillingham heads to Kenya to discover the spectacular Cottar's Bush Villa at it's 1920s Safari Camp in Kenya.

6 Tips For Booking a Travel Safari

By Dean Fosdick | Apr 13
Shopping for a wildlife safari is like taking a multiple-choice exam. You know the right answer is there on the page somewhere but they all seem so appealing.

Data Shows PEPFAR Plan Making An Impact In Africa

Dec 11
New data released this week by PEPFAR (President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief) indicates the AIDS epidemic is becoming controlled in older adults and babies in the African countries of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Ugandan Police Break Up Gay Pride Event and Make Arrests

By Rodney Muhumuza | Aug 5
Ugandan police broke up a gay pride event in the capital and arrested about 20 people, a gay rights leader said Friday, in the latest incident highlighting the risks homosexuals face in Africa.

Toya Delazy's 'Forbidden Fruit' Gets 3 Noms at OUT Music Awards

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 20
Zulu pop princess Toya Delazy, who took on the anti-gay laws wave in Africa with a daring new music video, was nominated at the 9th OUT Music Awards in 3 categories: Best Alternative Song, Best International Song and Best Single of the year.

Zulu Pop Princess Toya Delazy Takes on Africa's Anti-Gay Laws

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 1
After gaining recognition both sides of the Atlantic, this Zulu royal is pushing boundaries which shows in the album's first single and music video, "Forbidden Fruit," a controversial and daring video.

Chad May Criminalize Gay Sex With New Penal Code

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 22
Lawmakers in the central African country of Chad may criminalize gay sex with a 20-year prison sentence.

Cameroon Man Jailed for Ordering 'Gay' Bailey's Irish Cream

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
A man was arrested in Cameroon after he was caught drinking Bailey's Irish Cream, an Irish whiskey and cream-based liquor that apparently only gays and women imbibe.

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