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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...
Sex Poverty and HIV/AIDS on a Caribbean Island

Sex Poverty and HIV/AIDS on a Caribbean Island

After her aunt turned her out onto the chaotic streets of Port-au-Prince, capital of Haiti, eight months ago, Marie Jessy*, 16, survived by befriending...
Egypt sends first man sent to jail for sexual assault but …

Egypt sends first man sent to jail for sexual assault but …

Noha Rushdi has won a monumental court case that saw an Egyptian court send a man to prison for the first time for sexual...
African serfdom running amok

African serfdom running amok

I am Aissata Saydou. At 13, I was sold to one Kader Amadou ba for 126,985 Mauritanian Ouguiya ($500). Selling me was the only...
Marriage or Legal paedophilia : Morocco battles with under age marriages

Marriage or Legal paedophilia : Morocco battles with under age marriages

More than 33,560 marriages of female Moroccan minors, representing 86.79% of the requests submitted in 2007, were approved by judges, a women's rights group...
Sex for grades in Africa : Necessity or choice

Sex for grades in Africa : Necessity or choice

Aminata is 16 years old; she lives at home with her single mother in Darker. Getting an education is the only way she could...
Man repeatedly rapes and kills a child in Mugabe’s village

Man repeatedly rapes and kills a child in Mugabe’s village

In a shock rape case in Robert Mugabe's rural home of Zvimba , an 18-year-old man repeatedly raped his three-year-old niece, in full view...
Kenya : No land for sex offenders

Kenya : No land for sex offenders

Kenya has moved to step-up the fight against sexual offenders by establishing a national registry that would contain personal details of those convicted. The...
Male circumcision : promoting unsafe sex or mocking traditions in Kenya ?

Male circumcision : promoting unsafe sex or mocking traditions in Kenya ?

Peter Otieno, a 25-year-old taxi driver in Kisumu City, the capital of Kenya's western Nyanza Province, is considering getting circumcised, he said "I have...
Man with 84 wives remanded in prison could be put to death

Man with 84 wives remanded in prison could be put to death

An 84-year-old Nigerian Muslim with 86 wives, Alhaji Bello Abubakar Masaba, has been arrested and charged to an Islamic Sharia court in Bida, capital...
Scandal in Morocco : Legalising paedophilia through a fatwa

Scandal in Morocco : Legalising paedophilia through a fatwa

Cheikh Mohamed ben Abderrahmane Al-Maghraoui recently published a religious decree on an internet site calling for girls as young as nine years of age...
Political journalist caught in pornographic scandal

Political journalist caught in pornographic scandal

The craze for pornography was prominently covered during the past week in the Malawi press. Dorothy Kachitsa, a reporter covering the Malawi presidency, had her...
Zuma rape cartoon as seen by South Africans

Zuma rape cartoon as seen by South Africans

South Africa was this week rocked by a controversial cartoon that made newspaper headlines around the country. The work of popular cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro,...
Anti-child pornography site launched in South Africa

Anti-child pornography site launched in South Africa

South Africa's Department of Home Affairs has launched an anti-child pornography website and has urged all citizens to report incidents and provide tip-offs anonymously...
Islamic gov’t forces HIV patients to marry and orders them not to …

Islamic gov’t forces HIV patients to marry and orders them not to …

The Sharia government of a northern Nigerian state, Bauchi, has so far paired up over 150 HIV-positive victims in marriage, in the last few...
Africa’s absolute monarch choses 14th wife among 50 000 virgins

Africa’s absolute monarch choses 14th wife among 50 000 virgins

Swaziland, today celebrates the Reed Dance the second most important ceremony where King Mswati III would pick his 14 wife. At the weekend...
Chosing the sex of your child : Researchers confirm results

Chosing the sex of your child : Researchers confirm results

The more you eat at around the time of conception, the greater your likelihood of giving birth to a boy seems to be. This idea...
New Zealander arrested for pornography now charged with paedophilia

New Zealander arrested for pornography now charged with paedophilia

Police from The Gambia have charged a New Zealander with defiling a 16-year-old girl in the West African country, after initial accusations of pornography. Police...
Porn charges leveled at New Zealander and host for luring Gambian girls

Porn charges leveled at New Zealander and host for luring Gambian girls

Anthony Michael Duson, a New Zealander, was arrested with his Gambian host Mustpha Drammeh, by the Gambia Police for establishing a company dealing with...
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...
Roadside sex in Africa

Roadside sex in Africa

Roadside bars, truckers and sex workers have long been seen as one of the most dangerous combinations for the transmission of HIV, with truckers...
African Anglican church : chronically homophobic or simply biblical ?

African Anglican church : chronically homophobic or simply biblical ?

The issue of an openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson, in the United States has become the archbishop of Canterbury’s African kanker. A kanker he...
When married women strip naked to make ends meet

When married women strip naked to make ends meet

Dereck Gurupira, 50, was bathing in the river near his home in Zimbabwe's Manicaland Province late one afternoon when he saw a woman on...
Woman

Kunyaza, the secret to female orgasm

Experts confirm that 70% of women do not achieve orgasm from vaginal penetration alone. To help them achieve sexual satisfaction, Nsekuye Bizimana has decided...
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...
ANC to bring Zuma rape accuser back to SA from Netherlands to apologise

ANC to bring Zuma rape accuser back to SA from Netherlands to apologise

The ANC leadership is reported to be keen to have Jacob Zuma’s rape accuser brought back from the Netherlands to apologise for making...
Ghana a child and sexual trafficking route ?

Ghana a child and sexual trafficking route ?

The US is worried that the West African state of Ghana is a major source, transit and destination country for children and women trafficked...
The West blamed again as Egypt moves to ban female circumcision

The West blamed again as Egypt moves to ban female circumcision

The Egyptian Parliament has passed a new legislation that bans female circumcision and changes the legal minimum age for marriage to 18 years for...
Two Spanish caught in the Gambia after President called for the death of Homosexuals

Two Spanish caught in the Gambia after President called for the death of Homosexuals

Two Spanish nationals, Pere Joan, 56 and Juan Monpserrat rusa, 54 years, alleged to be homosexuals were arrested over the weekend and currently detained...