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Musician commits suicide after #MeToo accusation

A Mexican rock star was found dead Monday after tweeting that he planned to kill himself in a “radical declaration of innocence” after being accused of sexual harassment by the country’s #MeToo movement.
The Football Association has launched a formal investigation into Peter Beardsley, the former England international who left his position as Under-23s coach at Newcastle United last week following bullying complaints made against him by a player.

Football Association to investigate ex-Newcastle coach Peter Beardsley

Allegations of racism and bullying made against former Newcastle coach Peter Beardsley are being investigated by the Football Association.
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One third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past two years

One third of United Nations staff and contractors say they experienced sexual harassment over the past two years, according to a new report released by the organisation.
Kuwaiti women practise the hybrid martial art of Kajukenbo in a club in Kuwait City, on Oct 22, 2018. AFP

Kuwaiti girls use martial arts to counter bullies and violence

Asma Hasnawi and her daughter Riham spend more than 12 hours a week learning kajukenbo, a mixed martial art the mother says boosts her child’s confidence and thwarts bullying.
Craig Bellamy

Craig Bellamy steps down from Cardiff youth coach role over bullying claims

Craig Bellamy has temporarily stepped down from his role as Cardiff City Under-18s coach following the club's decision to investigate a bullying claim against him.

AU: Internet connectivity triples in Africa amid rising cybercrime

The African Continent is exhibiting one of the fastest growth rate in internet penetration worldwide with digital connectivity almost tripled in the last five years, the African Union (AU) revealed on Tuesday.
Deryck Shaw

New Zealand football chief Deryck Shaw resigns over bullying scandal

The president of New Zealand Football, Deryck Shaw, has resigned in the wake of a bullying scandal surrounding the national women's team.

Facebook adds new tools to stem online bullying

The initiative calls for new tools and programs to help users control “unwanted, offensive or hurtful experiences on Facebook,” global head of safety Antigone Davis said in a blog post.
Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez

Saul Niguez: Real Madrid move would be ‘unthinkable’

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez has said playing for rivals Real Madrid would be "unthinkable" ahead of facing them at the Bernabeu on Saturday.
Melania Trump

Melania Trump to tour Africa next month

US First Lady Melania Trump on Wednesday announced that she would visit Ghana, Malawi, Kenya, and Egypt next week, kicking off her first major international solo trip to promote child welfare and education.

China sentences man to death for killing nine students

A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced to death a man convicted of stabbing to death nine students in an attack on his old school triggered in part by anger he felt over bullying he suffered there as a child, the court said.

Bono apologises after One charity hit by bullying allegations

U2 singer Bono has apologised after claims of bullying and abuse emerged at One, the charity he co-founded.

Haiti’s Jovenel Moise denounces Oxfam handling of sex scandal

Haiti's president Jovenel Moise decried Oxfam's handling of a prostitution scandal in the Caribbean nation, calling the situation a "serious violation of human dignity."

Childhood bullying linked to suicide risk for teens

Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren’t routinely victimized by other kids, a Canadian study suggests.

Poor parenting can cause mental disorders in children – psychiatrist

A Consultant Psychiatric at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Dr Ayo Omotoso, says that upbringing and poor parenting can cause mental disorder among children.

Melania Trump dines with spouses of world leaders at UN

US First Lady Melania Trump dined with the spouses of dozens of world leaders at the United Nations Wednesday, calling on them to protect children and teach them by example.

Mark Sampson sacked as England women’s manager

Mark Sampson has been dismissed as manager of England women’s team, over “inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour” relating to his time in charge at Bristol Academy.

English FA under pressure over Aluko’s allegations against head coach

English football’s ruling body the Football Association on Tuesday came under increasing pressure to hold another enquiry over allegations made by women’s football star Eniola Aluko against England head coach Mark Sampson.

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Anthony Joshua hits out at Jarrell Miller for failing three drugs tests

Anthony Joshua has taken a swipe at drugs cheat Jarrell Miller by insisting he doesn’t deserve to be in the same ring as him.
The Senegal Football Federation (FSF) have filed a complaint with Caf against Guinea for alleged age-cheating at the Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations (U17 Afcon) finals currently taking place in Tanzania.

AFCON U17: Guinea, Eaglets semi final clash threatened

The Morocco FA are challenging the ages of Abubakar Conte who is 15 and 11-year-old Ahmed Tidiane Keita who featured in the preliminary stage of the competition for Guinea.
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Governor Dickson: I won’t manipulate my successor’s emergence

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Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe celebrating after scoring against Nantes during the L1 football match on Dec 23, 2018. AFP

Jean-Pierre Papin: Kylian Mbappe is the real star at PSG, not Neymar

Kylian Mbappe is “the real star” at Paris Saint-Germain, says Jean-Pierre Papin, with Neymar operating in the 20-year-old’s shadow.
Four policemen, attached to the IGP’s Special Intelligence Response Team, have been attacked by a gang in Ogoja, Cross River State.1

In Pictures: Car snatching syndicate members attack operatives of police special squad

Less than a week after the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, warned policemen to stop indiscriminate use of their rifles, four policemen, attached to the IGP’s Special Intelligence Response Team, have been attacked by a gang in Ogoja, Cross River State.