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More than 1,000 couples marry in Nigeria mass wedding

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - More than 1,000 Muslim couples tied the knot at a mass wedding Thursday in Nigeria's second city of Kano, part of a government programme aimed at promoting stable families. The mass wedding programme was launched last year by the state government and sharia police, or Hisbah, who enforce Islamic law, in response to what officials have described as a divorce epidemic. “We ...
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Added December 19, 2013
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