Malawi Pardons Jailed Trans-Gay Couple
This is the most fabulous news from the BBC this morning:
A gay couple who were jailed in Malawi have been pardoned by President Bingu wa Mutharika.
Mr Mutharika, speaking as UN chief Ban Ki-moon visited Lilongwe, said he had ordered their immediate release.
Steven Monjeza, 26, and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, 20, were given 14-year jail terms after being convicted of gross indecency and unnatural acts.
The case has sparked international condemnation and a debate about homosexuality in the country.
Mr Ban said he welcomed the president's decision. [...]
Let's hope by the end of today that the trans-gay couple have been released from prison.