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Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault

More than 50 women have come forward accusing the 78-year-old of assaulting them over four decades.

Bill Cosby in May 2015. Picture: AFP.
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World Entertainment Lifestyle

CAPE TOWN - An arrest warrant has been issued for comedian Bill Cosby in connection with a 2004 sexual assault case.

He's now officially been charged for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in January 2004.

Cosby has been dogged by allegations of sexual assault.

More than 50 women have come forward  publicly accusing the 78-year-old of assaulting them over four decades.

Cosby has repeatedly denied wrongdoing and had never been criminally charged.

Earlier this month, he filed defamation suits against several of his accusers.

The Montgomery County District Attorney's Office said at a press conference earlier that new information came to light this year in the case.

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