South Sudan has turned down the UN request to adopt a recommendation legalising same-sex marriage. Justice minister Paulino Wanawila told the media in Juba that the young nation would live up to its traditional laws. The UN Human Rights Council recently asked South Sudan to legalise gay marriage and abolish death sentence. But the Mr Wanawila said the concerns raised by the UN were in conflict with the national laws and cultures.
March 26 / All Africa