Kenyan women milk fortunes from camel
afrol News - Safia Kulow, in the arid centre of Kenya, is in firm control of her economy after she and other traditional Anolei women made big business of camel milk. Now they consider which investments to make to increase revenues from their industry.
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Abuse of women escalates HIV infections in Africa
afrol News - Violations of women's rights escalates the rate of HIV infections throughout the continent. Sexual oppression combined with a high biological receptiveness of viral transmission, put women at risk. As a consequence, the violence against women threatens to destroy whole communities.
Josephine Bakhita - an African Saint
afrol News - "If I was to meet those slave raiders that abducted me and those who tortured me, I'd kneel down to them to kiss their hands, because, if it had not have been for them, I would not have become a Christian and religious woman."
A few years ago, Bakhita was the first person ever from Sudan to be canonized (made a Saint). She also is the first African to be canonized since the early centuries of Christianity and has become a symbol of faith and unity for Catholics in war-ravaged Sudan.
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