North Africa, Society, Uncategorized

US Finds Progress Slow Against Human Trafficking in Africa

JOHANNESBURG -The U.S. State Department released its annual Trafficking in Persons report Thursday and again, Africa continues to be a major source and destination for human trafficking of all kinds — from forced labor to sexual slavery. Again this year, not one African nation made the report’s top tier — which is dominated by developed Western nations… Continue reading US Finds Progress Slow Against Human Trafficking in Africa

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Africa, East Africa, Gender Issues, Society

Uganda: 78-Year-Old Man Arrested for Marrying 13-Year-Old Girl

UGANDA - Amudat — Police in Amudat district in Karamoja sub region in the north eastern Uganda has arrested a 78-year-old man for marrying a 13-year-old girl. Mr Lowuse Angatemong who is married to three other women was arrested on Sunday after paying 40 heads of cattle to the father of the teenage girl. They… Continue reading Uganda: 78-Year-Old Man Arrested for Marrying 13-Year-Old Girl