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Kenyan High Court Judge Declares Being Housewife A Full-Time Payable Job

A Kenyan High Court judge, Teresia Matheka has reportedly declared being a housewife a fulltime job that should attract some form of compensation. The judge who presided over a matrimonial property dispute, said that it is unfair for courts to rule that housewives do not contribute anything to the financial progress of the family. The […]

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Illegal Mining In Africa

Illegal mining is considered an environmental crime, which is a collective term describing any illegal activity carried out by an entity, generally to generate financial or material benefits resulting in the affliction of the ecosystem by damaging environmental quality, driving biodiversity loss or overexploiting natural resources. It is an activity carried out without legal permits, […]

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Human Trafficking In Africa; A socio-economic crisis

Human trafficking is a global problem that affects people almost all over the world. Although it is difficult to prove statistics on the extent of the crime, rumors indicate that it is increasing. Approximately, an average of 40.3 million people were reported to be in modern slavery in 2017 while the total annual revenue from […]

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Why Child Marriage is Unlawful.

Child marriage remains a challenge in Africa. Over the years, the government and development partners have made various commitments and efforts to curb the menace of child marriage. However, there is almost no empirical evidence on the predictors, norms, and practices that support their efforts. There is evidence that shows that married or yet to […]