October 8, 2016

Controversial boxer, Bokum Banku’s assault case withdrawn by victim

Martha Nelson, the complainant in the alleged assault case brought against Ghanaian controversial boxer, Braimah Kamoko aka Bukom Banku, says she would no longer press charges against the accused person. This, she claimed, is because Banku, whom she had dragged before an Accra Central Magistrate Court, had come to “beg” her. […]
September 2, 2016

Stanford University’s Brock Turner released from jail after serving half of six-month sentence in sexual assault case

Brock Turner is a former Stanford swimmer who was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus. He was released from jail early Friday morning, after serving half of a six-month jail sentence on a sexual assault conviction. Turner, whose sentence was widely criticized for its leniency, was released […]
August 27, 2016

Fake Uber driver lures woman into car and sexually assaults her

The police in Atlanta is investigating a woman’s report that she was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver. The police now believe the suspect posed as a driver to lure her into his car, the most recent of several attacks by fake Uber drivers around the nation. Within the past […]
August 26, 2016

Judge heavily penalised for sentencing sexual assault convict to six months in prison

The judge who gave a six-month jail term to a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious young woman is to stop hearing criminal cases. Judge Persky Judge Aaron Persky asked to be moved to Santa Clara County court’s civil division after imposing the sentence on Brock […]
August 3, 2016

Father finds daughter’s dead body sexually assaulted hours after she went out to jog

Karina Vetrano was sexually assaulted and strangled to death in Howard Beach in Queens late on Tuesday night, the New York Police Department said. Her devastated father found his daughter killed less than a mile away from her New York City home; sh had left for a jog on her […]
July 30, 2016

Over 100 cases of gang rape reported in South Sudan’s Juba

The United Nations says there have been at least 120 cases of sexual violence and rape against civilians in South Sudan’s capital Juba since fighting broke out three weeks ago between troops loyal to the country’s rival leaders. Heavy fighting involving tanks and helicopters raged in Juba for several days […]
July 27, 2016

Jail Sentence: Koffi Olomide asks fans for help

Hours after being sentenced to jail, Congolese musician, Koffi Olomide took to facebook to ask his fans to protest on his behalf. The post which is originally written in French reads:                   
July 17, 2016

Former football player sentenced to 15 years for rape

Cory Batey in court in April 15, 2016. Samuel M. Simpkins / AP Photo A former football player convicted of rape and sexual battery from a June 2013 incident was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday. He was a member of the Vanderbilt football club. The Vanderbilt Commodores […]