#WhatsTrending 28.09.2015: Emir, #ChildNotBride, Somalia
In order to keep you updated on what is happening in Africa and around the world, we have compiled a run-down of the top stories that are currently trending on social media.
#ChildNotBride: Nigerians took to social media to share their thoughts as the Emir of Kano, Sanusi, 54, married an 18 year old over the weekend.
— 234Forum™ (@234Forum) September 27, 2015
— Nigeria Newsdesk (@NigeriaNewsdesk) September 28, 2015
Homophobia: Mobs in Kenya’s coastal region have repeatedly attacked people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.
Kenya: Pervasive Homophobic Violence in Coastal Region http://t.co/OU8rlzH8Nl
— Human Rights Watch (@hrw) September 28, 2015
Somalia: Dozens of UK troops are to be deployed to Somalia to help peacekeeping efforts to counter militant Islamists, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.
— Bile Abdisalam (@BileAbdisalam) September 28, 2015
Somaliland: Four celebrated musicians have been arrested in Somaliland after being accused of waving flags of Somalia at a performance in Somalia’s capital capital, Mogadishu.
— Harun Maruf (@HarunMaruf) September 27, 2015
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