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South Sudan dismisses gang rape allegations, asks for peace funding

South Sudan’s justice minister dismissed UN investigators accusations that fighting and gang rape persisted in the country and called for $285 million (£218.1 million)...

Mass rape, killings and torture in South Sudan – UN

UN investigators identified perpetrators of pervasive rape and killings and torture in secret safe houses in South Sudan and believe oil revenues drive much...

Rape still endemic in South Sudan’s Unity state

Rape and sexual violence against women and girls as young as eight is still widespread in northern South Sudan despite a peace deal to...

South Sudan soldiers sentenced for 2016 murder, rape

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A South Sudanese military court sentenced 10 soldiers to prison for the rape of foreign aid workers and the murder of a...

British pensioner guilty of raping Kenyan girls

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A 72-year-old pensioner was found guilty in a British court of raping two Kenyan girls while on holiday in the East African...

Killings, rape mar Burundi referendum

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At least 15 people were killed and six raped during a referendum campaign in Burundi that could let President Pierre Nkurunziza hold...

Central African Republic mass rape allegation

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Militia fighters attacked, kidnapped and raped a large group of women in an isolated area of Central African Republic last month, Medecins...

Kenya police allegedly assaulted and raped women during election

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Several dozen women in Kenya maintain police officers attacked them during this year's election season and some said they were raped by...

DRC militia members jailed for life on rape charges

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Eleven Congolese militia fighters were jailed for life for raping girls as young as 18 months during ceremonies meant to give the...

Child rape trial underway in DR Congo

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Eighteen people, including a provincial lawmaker, went on trial in eastern Congo on Thursday for the rapes of dozens of children, victims'...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...