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Indonesian pop singer jailed over sex tape

A court in Indonesia has sentenced one of south-east Asia's best known pop stars to three-and-a-half years in prison for making and distributing sex...
DRC: Prostitutes claim their rights

DRC: Prostitutes claim their rights

Beatings, insults, rape ... Prostitutes in the city of Mbuji Mayi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) live very tough lives. Rejected by...
Prostitution : Yasmine: Sex, Islam and White overalls

Prostitution : Yasmine: Sex, Islam and White overalls

Yasmine, the head of a pornographic production company and a young actress, talks to Afrik-news.com about her porn star past and explains her choices....
Kenya: Male prostitution and Mombasa’s beach boys

Kenya: Male prostitution and Mombasa’s beach boys

Beach boys is the name locals give to young men looking for rich white female tourists visiting Kenya for more than the usual sea,...
Mali’s prostitution gold mines a transit point to Europe?

Mali’s prostitution gold mines a transit point to Europe?

Bars of a new genre are flourishing in Sanso since Morila gold mine opened in 2001 in Mali. The keepers of the place...
Globalization: Learning English for sex in Nigeria…

Globalization: Learning English for sex in Nigeria…

Many young people in French-speaking Benin are learning English to adapt to globalization, but some young women have another goal: to enter the thriving...
I am a dying African bestial porn actor stranded in Europe

I am a dying African bestial porn actor stranded in Europe

Lolita is from Nigeria and at only 26 years of age her testimony seems almost unbelievable. Her story perfectly illustrates some of the hardships...
Secrets of prostitution in an Islamic Kingdom

Secrets of prostitution in an Islamic Kingdom

Results of a January 2008 research involving 500 prostitutes have just been released in Morocco. Under-age sex, family pressure, high educational background… this study...
Zimbabwean wives during the day Botswanan prostitutes at night

Zimbabwean wives during the day Botswanan prostitutes at night

Despite resentment from their local counterparts, Zimbabwean commercial sex workers are a blessing to hot-blooded men in Botswana looking for some quick action for...
Sex within and without the confines of Islamic laws in Kano

Sex within and without the confines of Islamic laws in Kano

Idris is a pimp and makes no bones about it. Because of the way the sex industry works in Nigeria's northern city of Kano,...
Bareback sex against the not so ‘sweet’ rubber in Nigeria

Bareback sex against the not so ‘sweet’ rubber in Nigeria

Petrol tankers parked nose-to-tail line the five-kilometre stretch of road from the southern Nigerian town of Eleme to its refinery, waiting to fuel up...
Several Policemen caught in a credit sex scandal with protitutes

Several Policemen caught in a credit sex scandal with protitutes

SCORES of senior police officers in South Africa are embroiled in a embarrassing row- for allegedly having sex with prostitutes “on credit”. The officers...
Ruth, 13 doing homework

Child trafficking, rape, abuse and a helpless government …

Some 15,00 people live here in the most basic conditions imaginable KANO, 7 July 2008 (IRIN) - The trafficking of girls from villages to cities...
Diana wanted by two governments for crimes

Diana wanted by two governments for crimes

A team from the Mozambican Criminal Investigation Po lice (PIC) and the Attorney General's Office have arrived in South Africa to negotiate the extradition...
Ghana: Story of a child sex worker

Ghana: Story of a child sex worker

Bernice's mother, a firewood vendor in a remote village in the rural northern Region of Ghana, sent her to the capital Accra after her...