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Pastor Yiga out on Police bond

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pastor Augustine Yiga, the founder of Revival Church Kawala is out on police bond. Pastor Yiga was released on Monday evening following his detention at Kawempe Police Station on Friday evening. Pastor Yiga was locked up when he went to Kawempe Police Station to record a statement …

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DNA request made in Cristiano Ronaldo rape case

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Las Vegas police have asked football star Cristiano Ronaldo to submit a DNA sample as part of their investigation into rape allegations made against him. The five-time world player of the year — who plays for Italian league champions Juventus — has vehemently denied the accusations, and his …

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UN experts accuse DR Congo warlord of mass rape

United Nations, United States | AFP | UN experts are accusing a warlord in the Democratic Republic of Congo of leading horrific gang rapes in South Kivu during which women were held captive in a cave and treated like sex slaves, according to a confidential report obtained by AFP on …

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More than 150 women, girls raped in South Sudan: UN

United Nations, United States | AFP | More than 150 women and girls have come forward in the past 12 days to seek help in South Sudan after they were raped or suffered other forms of sexual violence, the heads of three UN agencies said Monday. Armed men, many in …

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Makerere University senior staff charged with attempted rape

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A Makerere University senior administrative officer who was recently seen in a video indecently assaulting a student from his office, has been charged before Buganda Road Court and remanded to Luzira prison on charges of attempted rape. Edward Kisuze was arrested by police on April …

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Nepalese peacekeepers accused of child rape in South Sudan

United Nations, United States | AFP | UN peacekeepers from Nepal are facing allegations of child rape in South Sudan, the UN spokesman said Monday, describing the case as “especially heinous.” At the request of the United Nations, Nepal agreed to send a team of investigators to work with the UN …

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