Azealia Banks faces a judge
11 March 2017 | 9:11 am
The rapper arrives for a pre-trial conference for her misdemeanour assault and attempted case.
18 Oct 2021
Four police officers have been arrested in Kogi following a viral video in which they were captured assaulting and extorting travellers while on patrol duty along the Adogo-Okene Road. The police chief in Kogi has condemned the incident, adding that any of the officers found wanting after investigations would be dealt with accordingly.
22 Oct 2021
How do you define courage? Annette Young talks to Chanel Miller, whose sexual assault at Stanford University sparked public outrage after her assailant served just three months in jail. She bravely decided to go public with her identity and her book has just been published in French.
8 Nov 2021
U.S. Rap star Travis Scott released a video online for his fans on Saturday (November 6) after eight people died and dozens were injured when he took to the stage at a festival in Houston, Texas on Friday (November 5).
29 Dec 2021
A Belgium court has ruled that Spanish rapper Valtonyc will not be extradited, arguing that his offenses — allegedly glorifying terror — were not a crime under Belgian law.
29 Jan 2022
The UK's Prince Andrew wants to face civil charges of sexual assault in front of a jury, his lawyers have said. The prince has been stripped of all military patronages and faces the court as a private person.
11 Feb 2022
The alleged victim - an unidentified model and dancer - has filed a lawsuit against the rapper claiming he sexually assaulted her in May 2013 after she attended his concert in Anaheim, California.
23 Mar 2022
The fashion designer has been accused of using his business to lure women and girls and then sexually assault them. He will be extradited after facing charges in Canada.
6 Apr 2022
Dope Saint Jude grew up in Cape Town, South Africa in a religious household. But in no way did that stop her from becoming one of the country's leading queer feminist rappers, bringing messages of hope and empowerment to the world. Her background in music production and brief stint as a drag king respectively paved the way for her beat-making skills and love for the stage. Her new EP "Higher Self" looks set to take her to the next level. Marjorie Hache sat down with her in Paris to chat about her career and some of her influences.
10 May 2022
American rapper Young Thug arrested on gang related charges.
31 May 2022
Popular Punjabi rapper and politician Sidhu Moose Wala was gunned down over the weekend after his security was reduced. Police said gang feuds might be behind the killing.
5 Jun 2022
US President Joe Biden has called for a ban on assault weapons during his address on gun violence following a number of mass shootings. He also urged lawmakers to strengthen background checks and pass red flag laws.
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The International Monetary Fund has raised its forecasts for the global economy for 2023, stating that growth has been “surprisingly resilient". However, it also said the UK is likely to be the only leading economy to head into recession in 2023.
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Heavy rainfall that followed the landfall of Tropical Storm Cheneso in Madagascar has killed 16 people and left 17 missing, the government's Office for Risk and Disaster Management said.
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The Lunar New Year is a huge holiday in China, but also in other Asian countries like Korea and Vietnam. More than one billion people will be celebrating the event, which begins on January 22. For most, it's the Year of the Rabbit but in Vietnam, people will mark the Year of the Cat.
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The International Monetary Fund has given a brighter outlook in its latest report than in October, predicting that inflation will slow. It said that European economies had shown more resilience than expected.