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Third Female Undergraduate Raped, Murdered In 2 Weeks

Third Female Undergraduate Raped, Murdered In 2 Weeks

The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed that another lady, a student of the Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Oyo State, Grace Oshiagwu, has been raped and murdered by suspected ritualists in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state. Oshiogwu’s rape and murder on Saturday brought to three the number of ladies who met with the […]

Lockdown Poverty Exposes African Sex Workers To More Violence

Lockdown Poverty Exposes African Sex Workers To More Violence

Peninah Wanjiru wasn’t really one to take chances. Her friends said the 35-year-old Kenyan sex worker was careful how she conducted business at her home in Majengo, an informal settlement on the outskirts of Nairobi, where she only allowed clients in for a “quickie”. But on the night of May 7, a curfew imposed to […]

The Rape/ Murdered Women Map In South Africa

The Rape/ Murdered Women Map In South Africa

It has its own currency, passports and a blood-stained map, but this is no ordinary country. Welcome to the Republic of Sexual Abuse, the creation of a group of campaigners in South Africa, where a woman is murdered every three hours. The fictional country is the centrepiece of an exhibition held in a Johannesburg mall […]

Another Stabbing, Death Of UKZN Student Sparks Outrage In South Africa

Another Stabbing, Death Of UKZN Student Sparks Outrage In South Africa

Sinethemba Ndlovu, a student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has died in hospital after she was stabbed by a man who allegedly “forced himself on her” while she worked at an event in Msinga, according to The Citizen. Major Thulani Zwane, KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, confirmed Ndlovu’s passing saying: “It is alleged on September 22 at […]

Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of Catholic Priests

Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of Catholic Priests

The police in Enugu have arrested suspected killers of two Catholic priests in the state. This is just as another priest of the Enugu Catholic Diocese on Thursday escaped assassination. Paul Offu and Clement Ugwu, both reverend fathers, were killed on August 1 and March 14, respectively by suspected gunmen. While Mr Offu was killed […]

Malawi Judge Sentences Three To Death For Albinism Murder

Malawi Judge Sentences Three To Death For Albinism Murder

Three people have been sentenced to death in Malawi for the murder and mutilation of a person with albinism, a court official confirmed on Wednesday, a sanction the judge said would serve as a strong deterrent. Malawi is one of the most dangerous countries for people with the condition, who are targeted for ritual killings […]

Top Rwandan Model Alexia Mupende Murdered

Top Rwandan Model Alexia Mupende Murdered

A prominent model and actress, Alexia Mupende, 35, was Tuesday evening killed at her father’s home in Nyarugunga Sector, Kicukiro District. Her sudden death first circulated on social media at around 9 p.m., Tuesday, with a message calling on members of the public to help arrest her alleged killer, a 23-year old house-maid who worked […]

Man Found Dead In West Hollywood Home Of Major Democratic Donor Ed Buck

Man Found Dead In West Hollywood Home Of Major Democratic Donor Ed Buck

A black man in his 50s was found dead early Monday at the West Hollywood apartment of Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic donor associated with a different death in his home last year. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has not yet disclosed the deceased person’s name. An attorney for Buck told the Los Angeles […]

Chinese ‘Jack The Ripper’ Executed For Murdering 11 Girls And Women

Chinese ‘Jack The Ripper’ Executed For Murdering 11 Girls And Women

A Chinese serial killer dubbed the country’s ‘Jack the Ripper’ has been executed for the murder of 11 girls and women. Gao Chengyong was found guilty of multiple counts of murder, rape, robbery and the mutilation of corpses between 1988 and 2002. Many of his victims had their hands, ears and genitals cut off. He […]

He Was Strangled Upon Entering Consulate, Turkey Says

He Was Strangled Upon Entering Consulate, Turkey Says

Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled to death as soon as he entered Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul in a premeditated murder, the city’s chief prosecutor said in a statement likely to keep tensions between Ankara and Riyadh elevated.  Khashoggi’s body was then dismembered and destroyed in yet another sign his killing was planned in […]

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