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ANCWL calls for harsher sentences for gender-based violence perpetrators

13 July 2019, 1:38 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) Women’s League has once again called on the justice system to have no mercy for perpetrators of gender-based violence.

Botswana seeks to overturn court ruling allowing gay sex

6 July 2019, 12:01 PM

Botswana’s government will appeal a high court ruling which decriminalised homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison.

Botswana court ruling is a ray of hope for LGBT people across Africa

13 June 2019, 9:12 AM

Botswana’s High Court has ruled that private consensual sex between adults of the same sex is no longer criminal.

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US appeals court to revisit Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway’ decision

11 June 2019, 6:10 AM

A United States appeals court decided on Monday to review its recent decision regarding whether Led Zeppelin stole the opening guitar riff for its 1971 anthem “Stairway to Heaven,” but the plaintiff’s lawyer still expects a retrial to go forward.

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Man appears in court for allegedly raping daughter

4 June 2019, 9:14 PM

As the country observes child protection week, a 48-year-old man appeared at Ezingolweni Magistrates Court for the second time for allegedly repeatedly raping his 17-year-old daughter since she was four years of age.

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