A Man Marries a Little Girl in Nigeria as Part of Culture

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Joseph Besong

In Africa culture plays a very big role in marriage, especially in the traditional setting. Some marriages still accept old traditions that look ancient and old fashioned.

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IDP carnage and the raging sphere of insecurity in Nigeria

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Ogunniyi Abayomi

 

“War is war, the only good human is a dead one”

            George Orwell; Animal Farm.

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Changing narratives: Beyond other rooms for African women

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Prince Charles Dickson

 

Through her voice I saw a free woman, down on her land, a woman who knew how to kill her own chickens, hunt her own possum, cut her own cotton, fix her own roof, make her own whiskey, walk in her own shoes, and speak her mind, tell her own story” – Bonnie Greer, A Parallel Life

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Parents of missing Nigeria schoolgirls hope 2 year event reminds world of their fate

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Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

(Thomson Reuters Foundation)

 

Nigerian officials gave permission on Tuesday for a memorial event at a school in northeast Nigeria from where Islamist rebels abducted 276 girls two years ago with parents hoping this would remind the world their daughters are still missing.

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