parliament session during which South Africa's same-sex
marriage law was discussed has caused an uproar, the
International Herald Tribune reports.
leaders were appalled when lawmaker Moses Mzila-Ndlouvu
called top government leaders homosexuals, though
he later apologized, saying that he did not name
names. As in most other sub-Saharan countries in
Africa, homosexuality is illegal in Zimbabwe.
Mnangagwa, acting leader of the parliament's ruling party,
told the media and lawmakers that the country does not
support gay marriage.
"In Zimbabwe we
are very clear that men marry women and women get
married to men," he said, adding, "We have no duty to
criticize laws passed by another parliament." (The