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Governor Okoth Obado To Be Charged With Murder

Governor Okoth Obado  To Be Charged With Murder

Migori Governor Okoth Obado will be charged in court with the murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno on Monday. His lawyer Cliff Ombeta confirmed the charges yesterday saying the governor would spend the weekend in police custody. DNA REPORT Governor Obado’s arrest yesterday was the culmination of investigations by detectives, who earlier indicated he […]

Women Honour Fezekile Ntsukela In South Africa

Women Honour Fezekile Ntsukela  In South Africa

Women honour the life and legacy of Khwezi, who passed away in 2016 and took back her name as Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, after a challenging life of struggle, resistance, a love for travel and the rejection of the country of her birth. And 13 years after the rape trial, women insist on telling her story […]

Women Raped In Mauritania Risk Jail For Having Extra-Marital Affairs

Women Raped In Mauritania Risk Jail For Having Extra-Marital Affairs

Human Rights Watch (HRW) interviewed five women and girls who were prosecuted for “zina” – sex outside of marriage – after reporting sexual assault, including a 15-year-old girl who had been gang-raped and was sent to prison, it said in a report. Mauritania’s government spokesman did not respond to a request for comment. In a […]

Lagos Records 3,089 Cases Of Sexual, Domestic Violence In 8 Months

Lagos Records 3,089 Cases Of Sexual, Domestic Violence In 8 Months

Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) on Monday disclosed that no fewer than 3,089 cases of sexual, domestic violence were reported in the state in the past eight months. The state’s Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Mr Adeniji Kazeem, revealed this at the media parley commemorating, the Domestic and Sexual Violence […]

These Women Have Been ‘Wired’ To Keep Quiet

These Women Have Been ‘Wired’ To Keep Quiet

 At the invitation of the Government of Sudan, I visited Sudan from 18 to 25 February 2018. The objective of the visit was to gain first-hand knowledge of the situation, assess the challenges of addressing conflict-related sexual violence in Sudan, and establish constructive dialogue with national authorities in this regard. It marked the first time […]

A 25year Old Man Abducted And Raped A Physically Challenged Girl

A 25year Old Man Abducted And Raped A Physically Challenged Girl

A 25-year-old man, name given as Sunday Aremu, has pleaded guilty to abducting a physically-challenged girl and raping her.Aremu was arraigned on monday before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos state. He was charged on a three-count of conspiracy, abduction and unlawful carnal knowledge. The accused, however, pleaded guilty to the charge. The […]

Driver Gets 7-Year Jail Term For Raping 80-Year-Old Man

Driver Gets 7-Year Jail Term For Raping 80-Year-Old Man

A 45-year-old commercial driver, Lawrence Adedapo, was yesterday sentenced to seven years imprisonment by an Ado-Ekiti high court for raping an 80-year-old woman, Madam Grace Asaolu. Justice Dele Omotoso, who hinged his judgment on the evidence before the court, which showed that the driver raped the old woman and was guilty as charged. The convict […]