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Gambia Parliament Rejects Bill To Lift Ban On Female Genital Mutilation

The parliament of Gambia on Monday rejected a bill against lifting the ban on female genital mutilation (FGM). This comes after Gambian lawmakers...

Lagos Police Commences Investigation Into Alleged Rape Of A Teenager By A Serving Officer
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Lagos Police To Investigate Alleged Rape Of Teenage Girl By Officer Inside Station

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the detention and commencement of investigation into the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl by one...

According to reports, nine bodies have been retrieved from a quarry near a dumpsite opposite the Kware Police Station. 
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Nine Bodies Retrieved from Dumpsite Near Police Station in Kenya

According to reports, nine bodies have been retrieved from a quarry near a dumpsite opposite the Kware Police Station.  The police from Kware...

#EndSARS: ECOWAS Court Finds Nigeria Guilty Of Rights Abuse, Ordered To Prosecute Security Agents With Proof In Six Months
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#EndSARS: ECOWAS Court Rules Nigeria Violated Protesters’ Rights, Orders Prosecution of Security Agents Within Six Months

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice has ruled that the Federal Republic of Nigeria violated the rights of...

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Journalists, Civil Societies Protest Against Free Speech Repression by Police in Abuja

Journalists and Civil Society groups marched in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, in protest of repression of free speech by the Nigerian Police....

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UN Investigating Reports Of Mass Grave Along Libya-Tunisia Border

The United Nations is investigating reports of a mass grave along the Libya-Tunisia border after at least 65 migrant bodies were found at...

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Gambia’s Parliament Supports Recommendations To Keep Female Genital Mutilation Banned

Gambian lawmakers on Monday supported recommendations to keep the country’s ban on female genital mutilation (FGM). On July 25, the lawmakers will make...

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Nasarawa: Over 50 Female Miners Sexually Harassed In 6 Months – WIMIN

Over 50 female miners in Nasarawa State have been sexually harassed by male colleagues in the last six months. This is according to...

The Governor of Niger State in an event ordered an attack on an Islamic cleric while holding a Fidau prayer event.
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Niger State Governor Orders Public Attack on Cleric: ‘Slap Him Very Well and Arrest Him’

The Governor of Niger State ordered an attack on an Islamic cleric during a Fidau prayer he attended. The video seen shows the...

Afghan Immigrant Assault Sweden
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Sweden: Court Frees Afghan Immigrants After Sexual Assault At Knifepoint On 13-Year-Old Girl

Two Afghan immigrants who sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl at knifepoint in Sweden and recorded the incident on video have been released without...

Nigeria Govt Signs $150bn Samoa Deal With LGBT Clauses Despite Its Anti-Gay Law
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Nigerian Govt Signs $150bn Samoa Agreement With LGBT Clauses Despite Its Anti-Gay Law

The Federal government of Nigeria, under the approval of President Bola Tinubu, has signed a $150 billion Samoa Agreement, which allegedly entails the...

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Sierra Leone Signs Child Marriage Ban Into Law

Sierra Leone has signed into law a bill that bans child marriage. This was disclosed on Tuesday by Sierra Leone’s President, Julius Maada...