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The More Than Me Rape Situation In Liberia – Women Want Justice

The More Than Me Rape Situation In Liberia – Women Want Justice

Amid the public outburst of anger and indignation over the rape and abuse of over a dozen girls by a staff of the More Than Me (MTM) Academy, along with attempts by its founder, Katie Meyler, to cover-up evidence and protect the culprit, Macintosh Johnson (now deceased), the chair of the SHEROES International Forum Liberia, […]

41-Year Old Woman Raped And Strangled In Namibia

41-Year Old Woman Raped And Strangled In Namibia

 A 41-year-old woman was on Monday allegedly raped and strangled by a 29-year-old man at Wini village south of Nkurenkuru in Kavango West Region. The incident that shocked villagers at Wini village happened between 00h40 to 06h00 on Monday morning. The deceased has been identified as Esther Mpepo. “We arrested the suspect on Monday,” said […]

The Injustice Of Being Raped And Killed

The Injustice Of Being Raped And Killed

International media has rightly focused on the case of Noura Hussein, a 19-year-old Sudanese woman sentenced to death for killing her husband – whom she’d been forced to marry – as he tried to rape her. The court which tried Noura apparently had no regard to the fact that her husband had previously raped her […]

Officer, Four Attackers Dead In Police Station Assault

Officer, Four Attackers Dead In Police Station Assault

Four men were shot and killed as they staged an attack on a police headquarters that left one officer dead and two wounded, Indonesian authorities said Wednesday, days after a wave of deadly suicide bombings in another part of the country. The group slammed a minivan into a gate at the station in Riau on […]

The Global Scourge Of Sexual Harassment & Exploitation

The Global Scourge Of Sexual Harassment & Exploitation

 When the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA’s) Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd, detailed an incident involving the Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein for The New York Times in their eye popping investigation into decades of alleged sexual harassment, it came as a shock to many. So now we know. What started as a Hollywood scandal featuring a […]

Woman Tortured And Killed By Her Boyfriend In Namibia

Woman Tortured And Killed By Her Boyfriend In Namibia

 A 34-year-old woman tragically died on Sunday morning in the Erongo Region after she was tortured and sprayed with goat tick/flea medicine, allegedly by her 36-year-old boyfriend. The woman, who was identified as Magdelenda Ganes, was severely beaten with thorn-tree branches by her boyfriend after he beat her up using his fists. The couple, parents […]

South Sudan: Troops Accused of Mass Rape

South Sudan: Troops Accused of Mass Rape

Officials in South Sudan say army troops entered a village near the capital, Juba, on Sunday and raped at least a half-dozen women and girls, some of them at gunpoint. The alleged rapes occurred less than two weeks after South Sudanese President Salva Kiir issued a warning that soldiers who commit acts of rape and […]

South Africa: Sleeping ‘Rapist’ Nabbed

South Africa: Sleeping ‘Rapist’ Nabbed

A 35-year-old alleged rapist was nabbed while sleeping in the bed of a Centane woman who reported the assault, Eastern Cape police said on Friday. Spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said it is alleged the suspect “pretended to be a good Samaritan” and walked the 21-year-old woman home from a tavern in Mzantsi, Rwantsana village, at […]

OPINION: Koffi Olomide’s Shows Must Be Cancelled

OPINION:  Koffi Olomide’s Shows Must Be Cancelled

I have been a fan of Koffi Olomidé since I was a teenager. I loved or should I say I still love his music and some of them songs we sung them during our bustele days at Kasama Boys’ Secondary School and Mungwi Technical Secondary School. His music has been good. But of late the […]