Africa:#MeToo Challenges Taboo Against Admitting Sexual Abuse in Africa

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -The #MeToo social media campaign to raise awareness about sexual harassment and abuse has sparked conversation in parts of Africa where domestic violence is rampant but strong cultural and religious taboos prevent women from admitting it.

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South Africa: Charges Withdrawn Against Mother Who Allegedly Killed Daughter’s Rapist

[News24Wire] The charges against an Eastern Cape mother accused of stabbing a man to death and injuring two others after finding them raping her 27-year-old daughter have been withdrawn, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said.

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Ethiopia: Govt Warns Somali State Against Publishing ‘Inciting Messages’

[Addis Standard] In an urgent statement released to the media this afternoon, the federal government communication affairs bureau issued a stern warning to the Somali regional state communication bureau to stop publishing and distributing inciting messages immediately.

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