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Female genital mutilation and gender-based crimes against women in Africa

Often in many African countries, for a great number of women, being born a woman seems sometimes not only like a crime; it can be a great misfortune as well. Even though, being seen as a sex object can itself be a bitter traumatic experience, justifying such a perception with violent treatment of women and in some cases, being killed for not living up to that patriarchal sex-role stereotype and expectations, can indeed be a nightmare no sane woman…

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ICC:President of the Assembly of States Parties welcomes Malaysia’s accession to the Rome Statute

President of the Assembly of States Parties welcomes Malaysia’s accession to the Rome Statute The President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute, Mr. O-Gon Kwon, today welcomed the deposit by Malaysia, on 4 March 2019, of its instrument of accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). President Kwon stated: “On behalf of the Assembly I wholeheartedly welcome Malaysia to the Rome Statute family and I congratulate the government and the people of Malaysia for…

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Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210 star dies aged 52

Actor Luke Perry of the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale, died on Monday after suffering a massive stroke last week. According to the statement from the representative of the deceased, the 52-year old star was rushed to a hospital in Burbank, California, on Wednesday last week as a result of a stroke he suffered at his home in Sherman Oaks, on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Following his admission in the hospital, Luke Perry’s fellow actors, some…

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Somalia: Five men sentenced to death for gang-rape

Five men have been sentenced to death by firing squad for the gang-rape of a woman in Galkayo, a town in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland. According to the prosecutor, the accused  – four of whom are 18 years old and one 19 – pleaded guilty to raping the woman, whose name was not mentioned, on 22 February. The verdict, which took place in a civilian court is very significant because until now, most rape cases in Puntland had…

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Real Madrid team B sacks manager, appoints Raul Gonzalez following comments

Real Madrid team B has sacked its manager, Alvaro Benito, following his negative comments on radio and television about some members of the club’s team A players. The comments were in response to the team the 3- 0 defeat of Real Madrid by their arch-rival FC Barcelona in the Copa del Rey semi-final second leg on Wednesday Alvaro Benito, who equally serves as a football pundit on many broadcast stations in Madrid city reportedly criticised the formation of the…

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Nigeria coach slams Cameroon, debunks match-fixing allegation

Nigeria’s Men’s Basketball team coach, Alex Nwora has come down hard on Cameroon Basketball Federation (FECABASKET) over the match-fixing allegation levied against D’Tigers, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. FECABASKET officials had alleged that D’Tigers wilfully lost to Cote d’Ivoire to aide their qualification for the 2019 FIBA World Cup. He said such careless statement borne out of frustration and which is capable of bringing the sport into disrepute should not be taken lightly by FIBA. Nwora blasted Cameroon insisting they embarked on…

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Unintended pregnancy in Africa

Unintended pregnancy has become a very serious world problem, which, if not paid any attention to, could turn into a menacing threat to the world population as well as the health of mothers and children. Globally, more than 214 million women who do not want to get pregnant do not use any form of contraceptives such as pills, implants, and condoms, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) recent statistics. Furthermore, more than 21.6 million women have unsafe abortions…

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W’Cup qualifiers: Ivory Coast beat Nigeria 76-42

Nigeria’s national basketball team D’Tigers lost their unbeaten run in the 2019 World Cup qualifiers after they were beaten 76-42 by Ivory Coast Friday night. The China 2019 qualifying match was played in the Ivorian capital of Abidjan. Ivory Coast dominated and an early lead to keep the scores at 28-19 at the break. And with 4:26 minutes more to play, D’Tigers were trailing the hosts at 65-35. At that point Nigerian fans only hoped for a respectable end…

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Interior: Let the Kitchen do the Talking

If you had to list some of your most favourite rooms in your home the kitchen is definitely amongst the top, but it might not be getting the exact attention it deserves simply because it is something that is often taken for granted or overlooked. This should not be the case because the kitchen is one of the most important parts of every house; hence a good reason to get it right while choosing your kitchen. Kitchens serve as…

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ICC Pre-Trial Chamber II joins Yekatom and Ngaïssona cases

On 20 February 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber II decided to join the cases of The Prosecutor v. Alfred Yekatom and The Prosecutor v. Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona.  In the Chamber’s view, joint proceedings against Mr Yekatom and Mr Ngaïssona will serve to enhance the fairness and expeditiousness of the proceedings by avoiding the duplication of evidence, inconsistency in the presentation and assessment of evidence, undue impact on witnesses and victims, and unnecessary expense. In joint cases, each suspect shall be accorded the same…

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Humor Factory: “Eeee! Not Even Poverty Save Me From Criminals” – Useni

Useni has always believed that kidnapping, armed robbery hostage-taking, ransom demands, and other social problems are exclusive headaches of the rich; not until Agama convinced him otherwise. “You can’ look for money inside house of a man who no get cent.” Useni once told Agama. The dialogue continues: AGAMA: I am not sure I understand what you mean USENI: You see, sometimes, me, I happy I poor… AGAMA: You are happy you are poor? Has you brain engine gone…

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Manchester United pay mouth-watering £19.6m compensation to sacked Mourinho

The former coach of Manchester United Jose Mourinho was paid a record compensation fee of £19.6m after being sacked in December by the English club, despite the Red Devils’ worst league performance in 28 years under him. According to the information obtained from the United’s second-quarter financial results under “exceptional items,” the payment was for the Portuguese coach and his five staff members who had to go with left with Mourinho when he was sacked in December. Many football…

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