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Ghana: Over 25 women murdered by abusive partners

– – The Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT) has said that more than 25 women have been killed by abusive partners in homes, hotels and farms between January and August this year. The group said the women are either stabbed, poisoned, shot, strangled, clubbed, or battered to death. In a statement to demand an immediate action from government, NETRIGHT said homes are no longer safe for women whose bodies are being used as battlefields whether they chose to stay or leave abusive relationships. “This unacceptably high rate of femicides…

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Africa World 

Here are the reasons why women moan during sex

– – Women make noise, even when they are having sex. Some women may also shout and scream in bed. And if you recollect your memories of any lovemaking scene from the movies, you will have the woman moan over and over again as the scene gets hotter. So what makes women moan during sex? Why Do Girls Moan During Sex? Ever wondered why women make all those sounds of ‘aah and the ‘umms’ during sex? Is it pleasure? Pain? Or both? While some men would say it is because they are such…

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Africa World 

5 Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Family

– – Family time is something that we all should try to spend as much as possible. From a young age, we’re taught to prioritize family over everything else, especially in our formative years. We may not always feel like it when we have work or school assignments, but the fact of the matter is that spending time with your loved ones should never be taken for granted. As you grow older, you can use these tips to make your family time more meaningful and fun for everyone. Prepare For…

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Africa Central Africa World 

Congolese bill seeks to limit dowry payment to $500

– – A politician in the Democratic Republic of Congo has introduced a bill in the country’s parliament seeking to revise dowry payments for marriages. Daniel Mbau is concerned about what he called exorbitant dowry prices ranging from $2000 and above. His bill is proposing a dowry payment of $500 for women from the cities and $200 for women from rural areas. According to Mbau, the present high dowry price is preventing many young people from engaging in lawful marriages, resulting in a significant number of rapes. The politician is…

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Africa Nigeria West Africa World 

Pastor killed while trying to separate fighting couple

– – A Nigerian pastor met his untimely death while trying to separate a couple engaged in a fight in Imo state. Police confirmed the death of the pastor Thompson Onyekwuru, who lives in in Owerri. The 62-year old pastor according to police was trying to prevent Obumneke Onyemechileuzo from stabbing his wife, Ogechi Onyemechileuzo, during a fight between the couple. The police statement said “one Obumneke Onyemechileuzo armed with a kitchen knife was beating his wife, Ogechi Favour Onyemechileuzo. “When a pastor with the Redeem(ed) Christian Church Owerri, Pastor…

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Africa South Africa Southern Africa World 

37-year-old South African woman gives birth to 10 babies

– – A South African woman has set a new record by giving birth to 10 babies at a go on Monday night in Pretoria. Gosiame Thamara Sithole, 37 thus sets a new Guinness World Record held by Malian Halima Cissé, who gave birth to nine children in Morocco last month. Sithole gave birth to her decuplets, two more than doctors had earlier detected during the medical scans. Sithole, who has six-year-old twins, said that her pregnancy was natural and wasn’t on fertility treatment. Her husband Teboho Tsotetsi told IOL…

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Africa World 

5 Family heirlooms you can pass onto your next generation

– – Family heirlooms are valuable items we want to pass down to the succeeding generations in the family. These items are not necessarily the most expensive, but the stories behind them are valuable and priceless. Most common family heirloom items passed down through the generations are also valued for their historic and monetary value.  When most people think of heirlooms, they usually think about the prized antique that has been passed down through the generations. These are very special items that are usually treasured by those lucky enough to…

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Africa Ghana West Africa World 

[Video]: Ghanaian caregiver suffocates baby to death

– – Police in Ghana’s capital Accra have arrested a caregiver for allegedly killing an 11-month old baby. The caregiver, Clara Ayani-Ampah, 54, was arrested after a closed circuit television (CCTV) video exposed her for maltreating and suffocating the baby during feeding. The baby was pronounced dead at the North Legon Hospital, near Accra where she was rushed to by managers of the creche. In the viral video, Clara was captured trying to force porridge in a cup into the victim’s mouth, while holding the baby’s hands tightly behind her.…

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Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie blames feminism for domestic violence

– – Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has blamed feminism for the increasing cases of domestic violence women suffer in marriage. Speaking to BBC Igbo, the actor said women are at fault in most of the incidents of domestic violence. He lamented that today’s women do not know how to do basic things which women ought to know how to do to keep their husband. “Feminism isn’t something black people are known for. Once a woman leaves her parents to meet her husband and take his surname, she is to be submissive…

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Africa World 

Scientist warns human penises are shrinking due to pollution

– – Penises are shrinking and genitals becoming malformed because of pollution, an environmental scientist has warned in a new book detailing the challenges facing human reproduction. Dr Shanna Swan writes that humanity is facing an “existential crisis” in fertility rates as a result of phthalates, a chemical used when manufacturing plastics that impacts the hormone-producing endocrine system. As a result of this pollution, a growing number of babies are being born with small penises, Dr Swan writes. Her book, titled Count Down, examines “how our modern world is threatening…

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