Africa News Headlines for 28 January 2016

A selection of headlines about Africa gathered from around the globe over the past 24 hours. Pride & Prejudice: How African LGBT Activists are Risking Their Lives to Bring Tolerance to Their Homes Source: Essence Unspoiled beaches, mangrove swamps and fields of ganja: A walk on the wild side Source: Daily Maverick Exposed! The world …

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Polygamous marriages raise risk of violence

By Gilbert Nakweya African women in polygamous marriages are at higher risk of being physically abused by their husbands than women whose husbands have only one wife, a study has revealed. The study surveyed more than 14,000 married women in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Zimbabwe, and found higher rates of domestic violence in polygamous marriages, …

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Africa News Headlines for 4 July 2015

Burundian Refugees in Tanzania Predicted to Reach 250,000 Source: Save the Children Facebook’s next billion likes hinges on Africa Source: Daily Herald UN Concerned Over Early Marriages in Zimbabwe Source: Voice of America Zambia, Kenya trade flourishing Source: ZNBC Ethiopia Should Leave Africa Source: Nazret.com Ghana-China trade is more than $ 5 billion Source: GhanaWeb …

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Africa News Headlines for 7 January 2015

Gambia’s Jammeh reshuffles cabinet after coup attempt Source: Yahoo! News/Reuters 2015: A Pivotal Year for Obama’s Africa Legacy Source: The National Law Review Shell settles oil spill claims in Nigeria Source: UPI African Studies Association of Africa calls for papers Source: The Guardian U.N. says wants fewer but better performing troops in Congo Source: Reuters …

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Africa News Headlines for 6 August 2014 – U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Day 3

Heat, hair and hankies: the best red-carpet moments from the White House’s Africa summit dinnerSource: The Washington Post The shadow of China: An ‘800-pound gorilla’ lurks over the effort to improve ties between the US and AfricaSource: The Hill George W. Bush to crash first ladies’ summit with Michelle Obama, Laura BushSource: New York Daily News …

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