Friday, September 27, 2013

Poor Divorcees, Widows and The Scarcity of Husbands in Zamfara - From The Muslim Perspective

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By Shittu Fowora

The news yesterday has it that more than 8,000 Zamfara women protested over scarcity of husbands. Led by the Chairperson of the Zamfara Widows Association, Hajiya Suwaiba Isa, and the patron, Alhaji Sa’idu Goshe, the women said they were not living a normal life and needed husbands to become whole. “Many of us cannot afford two meals in a day because there are no men to support us,” they said. The patron said the association had over 8,000 women, comprising 5,380 divorcees, 2,200 widows, 1,200 orphans and 80 others, whom he said, were looking for men to marry.

Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh At the Flower Girl Movie Premiere In London

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Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh acted the main characters in new movie Flower Girl which premiered in London last night. I hear the movie was further edited and upgraded for the UK audience, hope that made it better. Damilola and Chris were also good together in the Ghanaian romantic comedy, Six Hours to Christmas, so I look forward to seeing them in Flower Girl. You can read the review of the movie by Joy Bewaji, HERE.

Mommy Time - Nadia Buari Shares Fun Times With Her Mother

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Nadia Buari is one lady whom it's so obvious has an amazing relationship with her mother, they're almost like sisters. She appreciated her mom recently on Instagram as they played around Loveofmylife! #ihavethecoolestmom#Nevereveradullmoment#Goofingaround#funtimes#theworkofboredom

Painful Sex Vs. 'Normal' Sex: The Differences Explained With Food

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Painful sex and vulvodynia are health issues that affect millions of women, but  they are often under-reported and misdiagnosed. This is according to, [fronted by Sally Turner and Sabine Tyrvainen] who have produced this short film to raise awareness around the issues. Who remembers the previous video we shared here? Yes, women4real were inspired by Some Real Sex Facts Explained With Food.

[Web Series] Waiting... Episode 1

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It was 4:23 pm on a Thursday evening and all I could think about was leaving the office so I could get to the spa as quickly as possible. My friends and I were going on a vacation to Cozumel, Mexico and I couldn’t stop thinking of how much fun we were going to have.

Wedding Gown Ideas From The Emmy's Red Carpet - Which is Your Favorite?

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Earlier this year, ladies at the Cannes Film Festival walked the red carpet promoting their movies, several wore white, cream, ivory, gold or champagne gowns that looked very much like wedding gowns [see post]. This time we're looking at the stars on the Emmys red carpet. Their dresses will definitely inspire any bride to be who is still looking for her gown. Even if you're not, which of these gowns is your favorite for a wedding gown inspiration?

Share Your Story, Win $25,000 in the Africa Connected Competition

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The Africa Connected Competition is part of Google's efforts to help boost the social and economic impact being created by Africans who have embraced the web. Google is offering up five prizes of $25,000 each to the most inspiring stories established on the continent where the web has played a pivotal role in achieving success. Do you have an amazing success story that is powered by the web? Submit your story HERE for a chance to win one of the five cash prizes.