Society - Pornography
  • SA launches anti-child pornography website
    09 september 2008 15:29:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Department of Home Affairs has l aunched an anti-child pornography website and has urged all citizens to report i n cidents and provide tip-offs anonymously to check the menace. Full text...

  • Kenya moots new policy on pornography
    24 may 2006 20:07:00
    Nanyuki- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya plans to formulate a new policy to regulate the downloading of pornographic material from the Internet, a senior information ministry official said here on Wednesday. Full text...

  • South Africa police arrest 6 over Internet child porn
    16 may 2006 11:03:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The South African police say they have arrested six suspects in Cape Town for alleged involvement in Internet child pornography. Full text...

  • Conference examines child porno in South Africa
    03 june 2005 09:21:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The South African Films and Publication Board in partnership with the Department of Home Affairs convened a National Conference Against Child Pornography on Friday in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, on the harmful effects of child pornography. Full text...

  • Dutch national to be deported from Ghana over pornography
    02 november 2004 10:25:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- A Dutch national, who pleaded guilty to pornography charges has been ordered by an Accra High Court to leave Ghana by Friday. Full text...

  • Dutch national in court for pornography in Accra
    18 october 2004 20:20:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- A 62-year-old Dutch national on Monday appeared at a Circuit Court in Accra for filming and taking pictures of over 15 Ghanaian girls he engaged in sexual acts. Full text...

  • Angolan customs dept destroys 5,000 pornographic films
    30 january 2004 20:17:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- Angolan customs officials on Thursday destroyed more than 5,000 pornographic video films, the national news agency (ANGOP) reported Friday. Full text...

  • South African school teacher in court for child pornography
    03 december 2003 10:38:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A Cape Town schoolteacher facing charges of indecent assault on young boys after being arrested for possession of child pornography, made his fifth appearance Tuesday in a South African Magistrate's Court. Full text...

  • Court again postpones bail for teacher with child porn material
    29 october 2003 15:29:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A Cape Town schoolteacher arrested for possession of child pornography on Wednesday abandoned a bail application after a South African court heard that further charges could be brought against him. Full text...

  • Russian hosts child pornography website linked to Swaziland
    21 february 2003 14:00:00
    Mbabane- Swaziland (PANA) -- A Russia-based Internet service provider (ISP) has been found to be the host of a website that illegally used Swaziland's domain to show shocking pornographic material. Full text...

  • Child pornography website believed to be in Swaziland
    18 february 2003 13:04:00
    Mbabane- Swaziland (PANA) -- Swaziland is suspected to be the source of a child pornography website featuring girls between eight and 15 engaging in sexual activity with adult males, reports a newspaper published here. Full text...

  • Interpol tracking down distributors of child porn
    16 october 2002 11:34:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Interpol announced Wednesday that coordinated police action in many member countries has resulted in a large number of arrests for offences related to child pornography. Full text...

  • Report finds pornography harmful to the viewer and society
    05 april 2002 11:25:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A report released by Mind Media in South Africa shows that viewing pornography is harmful to the viewer and society. Full text...

  • Doctors link child rapes in South Africa to pornography
    05 december 2001 18:35:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Doctors For Life, a non-governmental organisation of 740 medical doctors, has urged the South African government to clampdown on pornography, which it links with the rising child rapes in the country. Full text...

  • President Mkapa moves against Internet pornography
    22 june 2001 09:33:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- In what is seen as a bid to check moral debauchery, Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa has ordered a crackdown on cyber cafes that access the country's youth to pornography via the Internet. Full text...

  • Mauritius to crack down on cybercrimes
    24 april 2001 23:34:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian President Cassam Uteem Tuesday announced the government is promulgating a legislation for adequate safeguards against risks and dangers in the Information and communication sector. Full text...



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