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Social media blamed for high divorce cases in Zambia

– – Some Zambians have cited social media as one of the main reasons a lot of marriages are breaking down, in the wake of alarmingly high levels of divorce in the country. In the past 5 years, over 61, 000 divorces have been granted in local courts, according to the country’s justice minister, Given Lubinda, who said in parliament, recently, that social media abuse was one of the causes. “Madam Speaker, indeed, there were many more divorce petitions that were granted through local courts than were granted through the…

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Wife files for divorce because her husband’s ‘extreme love’

A woman in the United Arab Emirates has reportedly filed for divorce because her husband is too loving and caring. The woman is overwhelmed by her husband’s “extreme love” of helping with the housework and shower her with gifts. Khaleej Times, an English language UAE newspaper reported that the woman told a Sharia court in Fujairah that her spouse never argued or yelled at her and was always kind. Most women will love this level of affection in the UAE but this woman claims she is uncomfortable due to her…

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