Advocates Say Child Marriage Hinders Girls' Education in Nigeria.

Timothy Obiezu reports from Benue, Nigeria, about aid groups working in rural communities to address Nigeria's child marriage rate – one of the highest in Africa   
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Tanzanian Opposition Holds First Rallies in 6 Years After Ban Lifted.

Tanzanian Opposition Holds First Rallies in 6 Years After Ban Lifted.

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Hundreds Attend Funeral for Palestinians Killed in Israeli Raid.

Hundreds Attend Funeral for Palestinians Killed in Israeli Raid.

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Russia’s Wagner Group Recruits Fighters Abroad

Russia’s Wagner Group Recruits Fighters Abroad

The United States recently announced that it would impose new sanctions on the Wagner Group and designate it as a transnational criminal organization. This came as new details emerged about Wagner Group recruitment efforts outside Russia. VOA’s Mi...

Turkey’s Judiciary Faces Clampdown as Erdogan Heads into Reelection Battle.

Turkey’s Judiciary Faces Clampdown as Erdogan Heads into Reelection Battle.

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Burkina Faso Protesters Call for Russians to Help Fight Islamist Militants.

Burkina Faso Protesters Call for Russians to Help Fight Islamist Militants.

Anti-French sentiment has grown as violence has continued and disinformation flourishes Originally published at -