Marriage

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 13th, 2014
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Afrobeat king, Femi Kuti, has once again opened up on his crashed marriage. The musician, who is currently in Paris, France where he is due to perform at the biggest African music festival in Europe, went down memory lane and recalled how he met and married Funke, his ex-wife and mother of his first ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Apr 11th, 2014
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KANO, Nigeria — A child bride forced into marriage in Nigeria killed the groom and three of his friends with a poisoned meal, police said Thursday. Fourteen-year-old Wasila Umaru was married last week to 35-year-old Umaru Sani, according to assistant superintendent Musa Magaji Majia. Over the weekend...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Kagure Mugo Recently a young man lost his penis.The member in question was lost during an initiation ritual and when he attempted to ask the elders what to do about it (raising the matter in a public forum) he allegedly received a beating. The reason he got this beating? Because by speaking out the i...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 22nd, 2014
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By FPJ Bureau Nairobi : Kenya’s parliament has passed a bill allowing men to marry as many women as they want, prompting a furious backlash from female lawmakers who stormed out, reports said on Friday. The bill, which amended existing marriage legislation, was passed on Thursday to formalise customa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 20th, 2013
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By Philip Thon Aleu The scale of early marriages in South Sudan is being underestimated by outsiders, but people born in these communities find it even hard to campaign against the practice. In this article I describe a true story that I witnessed earlier this year of a girl who was forced to marry i...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 18th, 2013
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Sham marriage exposed after groom turns up with three different brides A man who attempted to set up a sham marriage to stay in the UK was caught by officials after his ‘partner’ failed to remember his name when booking the wedding and was then replaced by a different bride on the big day...
By IndepthAfrica
In Movie & Music
Jul 17th, 2013
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An alarming news hits the blogs and social media that talented actress Funke Akindele’s one year marriage to Kayode Oloyede has come to an abrupt end. Blogger Linda Ikeji reports that Kehinde made the announcement himself via his Facebook page but has since deleted the post. According to Linda,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 30th, 2013
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By Gillian Gaynair Enana recalls her parents bathing her many years ago to get ready for, they told her, a holiday celebration. She doesn’t remember how old she was. “I was a child,” Enana said. “I didn’t even know how to clean myself.” A child, but ready -in her p...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 8th, 2013
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By Philip Amiola The volume of responses generated by my last article entitled, “Gays and Lesbians, We Will Not Keep Quiet!” has put me under responsibility to write a sequel to address genuine concerns raised by some of my readers. First of all, I want to state that my position on lesbian, gay, bise...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 28th, 2013
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By Philip Amiola Same sex marriage has been a subject of public debate for a long time. A cursory review of ancient literature traces this contention to the antediluvian age. Since then, proponents of this world view have coined several terminologies to describe themselves and their ideology which ha...