Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has split with President Robert Mugabe, reversed his position on gay rights and now says he wants them protected in a new constitution, the BBC reports:
President Robert Mugabe (L) and his Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai (R) have a fractious relationship
"It's a very controversial subject in my part of the world. My attitude is that I hope the constitution will come out with freedom of sexual orientation, for as long as it does not interfere with anybody," he told Newsnight's Gavin Esler.
"To me, it's a human right," he said.