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The Kiosk With Madame K – He Is A Dead Meat

The Kiosk With Madame K – He Is A Dead Meat

You are welcome to the kiosk  and I hope you will learn, you will share and you will be very alert about what goes on around you. Let us continue Joju’s story. So, we were dazed when she narrated the bizarre situation to us. How can a human being be this monstrous if he isn’t […]

The Kiosk With Madame K – Let Us Pray

The Kiosk With Madame K – Let Us Pray

Ladies and gentlemen, I am sorry. I know I have been missing in action, I sincerely apologise. A whole lot has been happening in and around the kiosk and some have been tragic. You know I shared Amaka’s story with you and after that time we closed the kiosk for some weeks just to respect […]

The Amended Version And Impact Of The Rape Law On Victims

The Amended Version And Impact Of The Rape Law On Victims

Six years ago, Dee, we will call her, was brutally gang raped while on her way home from a party. She was intoxicated. “I got pregnant and disgraced because of it and today the boy is six years old and I love him even though his father raped me,” she said, shyly looking away in […]

Safe Haven Turned Into Nightmare For Somali Woman

Safe Haven Turned Into Nightmare For Somali Woman

The memory comes back to her with certain smells. The smell of fire. The smell of sweat. Fardowso begins to tremble because she cannot forget what those men have done to her. Fardowso means heaven – it’s not her real name. It is the name she has chosen to stay anonymous. “They took everything away […]

Solicitor General Applauds Supreme Court For Upholding Verdict In Rape Case

Solicitor General Applauds Supreme Court For Upholding Verdict In Rape Case

Despite the Liberian Senate making rape bailable, the Solicitor General (SG) of Liberia has said that the Ministry of Justice remains unwavering in prosecuting all rape and sexual exploitation cases. SG Betty Lamin-Blamo said the Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) unit within the Ministry is fully ready to tackle such cases. She disclosed that […]

Nigeria’s First State-Owned DNA Lab Will Speed Up Rape Cases

Nigeria’s First State-Owned DNA Lab Will Speed Up Rape Cases

 The launch of Nigeria’s first state-owned DNA lab will speed up rape cases and should encourage more victims to seek justice, prosecutors and rights groups have said. The Lagos State DNA Forensics Centre (LSDFC) was commissioned last month by the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to cut the time and cost of sending samples abroad for […]

Central African Republic : New Allegation Of Sexual Abuse Surfaces At UN Mission

Central African Republic : New Allegation Of Sexual Abuse Surfaces At UN Mission

United Nations Spokesman Stéphane Dujarric said Wednesday that the UN Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) reported it had received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor that took place in Bambari by UN peacekeepers. “The alleged victim was immediately referred to our humanitarian partners on the ground for appropriate medical and psychological […]

Village Head Gets Seven Years for Attempted Sex With 13 Year-Old Granddaughter

Village Head Gets Seven Years for Attempted Sex With 13 Year-Old Granddaughter

Liwonde First Grade Magistrate court this week convicted and sentenced Lucious Katuli aged 47 who was a village head and a church elder to seven years imprisonment for attempting to have sex with his granddaughter. Presenting facts in court, prosecutor, Inspector Richard Kandeya told the court that the victim is 13 years old and his […]

Rant Of The Day -The Rape Saga

Rant Of The Day -The Rape Saga

Welcome to the rant column Hey people of the rant community. I wish you all a wonderful week ahead. Straight to the rant of the day/moment. A friend of mine called me some days back to break a very sad news to me about her friend who got raped by a man. This friend is […]

Liberia’s Amended Rape Law Sparks Protest At Capitol Hill In Monrovia

Liberia’s Amended Rape Law Sparks Protest At Capitol Hill In Monrovia

A group of young advocates under the banner Concern Citizens of Liberia yesterday stormed the Capitol Building where they called on the Senate to establish a fast track to handle rape cases rather than amending the rape law by making it bailable. The Liberian Senate on Wednesday voted in favor of making rape a bailable […]

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