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    • Nigeria beat Seychelles 3-1 in AFCON qualifying match

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday defeated the Pirates of Seychelles 3-1 in their final match of Group E for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.

    • Kenya LGBTs win landmark court ruling

      APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s Court of Appeal on Friday in Nairobi handed a major win to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community after it upheld the registration of the National Gay...

    • Qatar, Rwanda vow closer ties

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, on Friday held talks with Rwanda's Prime Minister, Edouard Ngi...


    05-Feb-2019 to 22:20

    Togo: Ecobank provides financial facility for vulnerable kids

    APA-Lome (Togo) — Ecobank, the pan-African bank, is partnering with leading international children rights NGO Terre des Hommes to offer digital financial services to some of the most vulnerable children in Togo – those under the age of 18 who work or live on the streets.

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    29-Jan-2019 to 16:11

    UN outraged by Tanzania children’s killings

    APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — The United Nations has unequivocally condemned the killings in Njombe, Tanzania of several children by unnamed attackers.

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    16-Nov-2018 to 10:40

    ECA to launch campaign targeting violence against children

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Social Development Policy Division (SDPD) of the Economic Commission for Africa is co-organizing the launch of a global campaign for the “Good Treatment of Girls, Boys and Adolescents with Disabilities in the World”, which seeks to address vulnerabilities and degrading treatment most of them face on a daily basis.

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    27-Jun-2018 to 17:52

    Mozambique in $1m deal against child labour

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing (ECLT) Foundation has signed a $1 million MoU with Mozambique to strengthen the fight against the worst forms of child labour over the next three years.

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    27-May-2018 to 13:33

    Buhari leads campaign against child violence

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed rage over the rising cases of violence against children and directed security agencies, traditional and religious leaders to take immediate action.

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    22-May-2018 to 18:52

    Mauritania: Over 16,000 children 'vunerable'

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s Social Affairs, Childhood and Family Affairs minister, Maimouna Mint Mohamed Taghi has warned that 16,469 children in the country are vulnerable.

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    17-May-2018 to 20:24

    Senegal mulls child protection policy review

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal is set to review its child protection policies and strategies, according to the Director of the National Agency for Early Childhood and the ‘Case des tout-Petits’ (Center for Toddlers, ANPECTP).

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