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A Swedish court on Monday sentenced a Frenchman at the heart of a Nobel scandal to two years in jail for rape in a scandal that emerged during the #MeToo campaign.
Julie Swetnick became the third woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct after her lawyer tweeted a declaration of the allegations on Wednesday.
US television icon Bill Cosby was on Tuesday sentenced to three to 10 years in prison by a judge in Norristown, Pennsylvania for sexually assaulting a woman 14 years ago.
Bill Cosby, 81-year-old American comedian could face the rest of his life in jail after he was found guilty of sexual assault in April after a jury heard allegations from Andrea Constand.
HBO’s record-breaking fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” stormed back onto the Emmys stage on Monday, winning the coveted best drama series prize on a night full of surprises, including an on-air marriage proposal that stunned the audience.
Hollywood’s A-listers gather on Monday to honour the best in television at the Emmy Awards, with record-breaking fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” back in the competition and once again looking to slay its rivals.
The former head of China’s government-run Buddhist association has been removed as abbot of a Beijing temple following a sexual assault investigation, officials said.
China’s religious affairs administration said on Thursday it would investigate claims a high-ranking Buddhist monk sexually harassed nuns and coerced them into sex, the latest case of a prominent figure accused of sexual misconduct in China.
Thousands of Germans from ethnic minority backgrounds have shared their experiences of discrimination on social media using the hashtag '#MeTwo, after Mesut Ozil quit the national team saying he faced "racism and disrespect" because of his Turkish roots.
Russian women should refrain from sleeping with visiting World Cup fans, or getting pregnant for them, so as to avoid becoming single mothers with mixed-race children, a lawmaker who heads the parliament’s family committee said Wednesday.
A South African company has apologised for the branding of its new range of craft beers, which sparked an outcry, especially among women.
Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of rape and sexual assaults.
For decades, he was the kingmaker lording it over Hollywood who Meryl Streep famously called “God.” But on Friday, Harvey Weinstein was arrested and charged with rape, the most famous pariah of the #MeToo cause.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday charged a businessman, Malik Kayode, and his company MIKA Resources Nig. Ltd. before a Federal High Court Lagos, over alleged N160 million fraud.
Somali intelligence officials say the largest US military airstrike against al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia in nearly a year largely destroyed a training camp where recruits were preparing to graduate and killed more fighters than the US announced.
A court has temporarily barred Nigeria’s governing party, APC, from presenting candidates for the 2019 elections in Delta State.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has been hijacked by ‘mercenaries’, Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Spain, Bianca Ojukwu, has said.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he expects to be back in work on 1 January and has received offers from "all over the world".
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has cleared the air over the appointment of Justice Uwani Abba-Aji as a Justice of the Supreme Court, stating that the justice is worthy of the appointment.
The United Nations Secretary-General has said he is saddened by the devastating floods that has ravaged Nigeria, particularly with sad reports that over 200 people have been lost to the menace.
The Edo Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen, says two courts have been designated to hears human trafficking offences in order to give accelerated hearing to cases of human trafficking.
The Peoples Democratic Party has extolled its former National Publicity Secretary and former Minister of the Environment, John Odey, describing his death as shocking and a devastating loss, both for the party and the nation.
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) on Saturday called for more donor agencies and increased domestic financing to drive malaria elimination in the country.