Tuesday, June 22, 2021

World News

Nicaragua political arrests lead Argentina and Mexico to recall envoys

Argentina and Mexico have recalled their ambassador to Nicaragua following the latest in a series of high-profile political arrests. A joint statement said the envoy would return to their capitals for talks about the Nicaraguan government’s “worrying” actions recently. It came after another potential presidential candidate was detained. Journalist Miguel Mora was held under Nicaragua’s […]


Thishiwe Ziqubu reflects on coming out to her father

Johannesburg – As thousands celebrated their dads on Sunday for Father’s Day, actor Thishiwe Ziqubu shared her father was accepting of her when she came out. She said her father said she didn’t need to explain herself or sexuality. “When I tried to come out to my father he told me to shut up and […]

Lesego ‘Coconut Kelz’ Tlhabi addresses ‘well-intentioned’ homophobes

Johannesburg – Satirist Lesego “Coconut Kelz” Tlhabi has sparked an interesting debate on social media after she chose to address the type of homophobia that usually presents itself in comments from “pro-gay” people but in fact dehumanizes members of the LGBTQI+ community. As the world continue to celebrate Pride month, Tlhabi felt it appropriate to […]