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In Southern Africa girls sell sex to survive

“Young girls in southern Africa are selling sex—sometimes for less than the cost of bread—to survive a hunger crisis ensnaring…

Nigeria’s trafficking curse: the battle to dispel the black magic behind sex slavery

“belief in juju to kill or maim is deeply rooted in Edo state, the home of about nine in every…

sex sex sex and more sex: that’s what readers want

An article in the New Statesman emphatically claimed that internet would not exist without porn. It was 2013. https://www.newstatesman.com/business/2013/06/internet-wouldnt-exist-without-porn Other…

Ugandan Women Ask Parliament to Decriminalise Prostitution

“Human and women rights activists have appealed to Members of Parliament not to criminalise prostitution as they debate and pass…

US warns on Tanzania travel due to ‘crime and terror’

“The State Department has urged US citizens to “exercise increased caution” while in Tanzania due to concerns over crime, terrorism…

Kenya: Plastic Pollution Poses Threat to Water Resources

“The prospects of harnessing ocean and other water resources for economic growth could be endangered if plastic pollution, overfishing and…

Zimbabwe: Govt Law Denies Pay to Women Falling Pregnant Less Than a Year Into Job

“ZIMBABWE’S working women who fall pregnant less than a year into their employment are not entitled to the mandatory 98…

Sex in Africa

Tanzanian authorities remarked that homosexuality remains a crime in Tanzania, https://allafrica.com/stories/201811120100.html Tanzanian socialite will have to stay a bit longer in…

Gay Witch-Hunt Sparks Fear and Panic in Tanzania

After government authorities decided to launch a crusade against porn, prostitution and homosexuality “gay and transgender people in Tanzania have…

Tanzania: On the wrong track

When President Magufuli was elected on a credible good governance and anti-corruption platform, everybody thaought that he was the right…

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