Dino Melaye blows hot as Senators propose death sentence for Rape
10 July 2019 | 10:41 am
Dino Melaye blows hot as Senators propose death sentence for rape
10 Dec 2020
Reviewing the spate of rape and domestic violence in Nigeria
6 Mar 2021
Australia's attorney general Christian Porter speaking to a press conference in Perth, identifies himself as the unnamed cabinet minister accused of raping a 16-year-old girl, but denies the decades-old allegation. After a week of speculation that has dominated Australian politics, 50-year-old Christian Porter -- the government's top lawyer and a former prosecutor -- tearfully denied wrongdoing, saying "the allegations never happened."
11 Mar 2021
The West African nation has been rocked by deadly protests in support of an opposition politician who's been accused of rape. Young people seem to have lost trust in the government and are demanding change, experts say.
15 Mar 2021
Police parade suspects of rape, human trafficking in Katsina
20 Mar 2021
A woman has accused several firefighters of raping her multiple times over the span of two years, starting when she was 13 years old. The verdict could make legal history and lead to a change in France's age of consent.
28 Mar 2021
In a crime that shocked the nation, the men raped a woman in front of her two children after she ran out of fuel on a highway.
5 Apr 2021
Soma Sara, the founder of a website that has exposed Britain's "rape culture" through thousands of anonymous testimonies, says she was surprised by the reaction to her campaign and that the next step is stamping out such behaviour, both in the UK and globally.
2 May 2021
Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Kwara state have paraded a 54-year-old man for allegedly raping a minor in the state.
27 Jun 2021
A new UN report says there has been a drastic increase in child abduction, rape and other forms of sexual violence in various crisis regions in the year 2020.
9 Jul 2021
The Supreme Court has said the state of Chiapas breached a young rape victim's human rights by refusing her a termination because local law provided for a three-month time limit.
Amnesty International says women and girls in Tigray were subject to rape and other sexual violence by Ethiopian soldiers and their allies, in a bid to inflict lasting physical and psychological damage. In a new report, the rights group says accounts of gang rape, sexual slavery and sexual mutilation amount to war crimes and possibly crimes against humanity. Those who documented the testimonies say details of the atrocities are some of the worst they have come across in their careers.
In a makeshift camp that has served as a refuge for many women since Haiti's earthquake, survivors say they fear for their safety and that of their children. "We suffer, we have no access to toilets. We can't pee. Everyone is looking at you," says Vesta Guerrier, who lives in the Gabions camp along with 200 other refugees. The 7.2-magnitude quake that struck in August killed over 2,000 people and flattened or heavily damaged tens of thousands of homes.
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On 27 January 2002, Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, witnessed one of the biggest disasters that have ever hit the state and country. 20 years after, the memory is still fresh. A continued blast at the military cantonment in Ikeja left many dead. The bulk of the victims did not die under the exploding shells. Most were hauled from canals into which they jumped or were driven - some still in their cars - by the huge crowds fleeing the shrapnel descending from the sky.
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Pro-junta protesters rally in Ouagadougou a day after a military takeover in Burkina Faso. Also, the head of the Confederation of African Football, Patrice Motsepe, blames Monday's fatal crush at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon on an inexplicably closed gate. And Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa changes the name of his party ahead of elections. Our correspondents bring us the latest on all these stories and more.
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Manchester United striker Anthony Martial has officially joined Sevilla on loan until the end of the season.
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Rihanna donates $15 million to climate justice through her Clara Lionel Foundation
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Uganda wants to curb its borrowing and boost exports in sectors such as meat and dairy as the East African country lifts restrictions triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, President Yoweri Museveni, and government officials. Uganda's trade push follows several years of reduced Chinese lending to the continent and as programmes designed to offer relief to indebted countries as they recover from COVID 19-induced slumps start to expire.
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As myriad supply chain and logistics problems pose fresh challenges to the global recovery, the IMF has trimmed its 2021 growth outlook. Evan Quasney, Global Vice President Supply Chain Solutions, told DW the problem cannot be fixed quickly.