ENFANCE | CHILDREN

03-Oct-2019 to 17:59

West, Central Africa: two million children fail to return to school in 2019 (NGO...

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — In West and Central Africa, more than two million children have not the chance to start the 2019-2020 school year due to insecurity, according to a report by the NGO Save the Children, copied to APA on Thursday.

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30-Sep-2019 to 23:05

Rwanda: Sexual assault targeting children rises

APA -Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has recorded some 3,512 cases of sexual assault against children by August 2019 up from 3060 complaints received in the previous year, one of the senior researchers investigating the phenomenon disclosed on Monday in Kigali.

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12-Sep-2019 to 09:48

Kenya bans child adoption by foreigners

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s cabinet on Thursday announced an immediate ban on adoption of children by foreign nationals.

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23-Aug-2019 to 18:46

eSwatini: 41 children arrested over rape in three months

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Some 41 cases of rape alleged to have been committed by children have been reported to the Royal eSwatini Police Service between April and July 2019, according to a new report seen by APA on Friday.

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10-Aug-2019 to 12:39

Mass toddler deaths prompt eSwatini crackdown

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The Royal eSwatini Police Service says it is embarking on a crackdown on illegal day-care facilities following the death of 13 children in separate incidents at various centres.

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25-Jul-2019 to 11:10

Eswatini: A new home for 240 abandoned babies

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A 13-week-old baby is among 240 children who were given a new home by Heart for Africa after they were abandoned by their parents in eSwatini recently.

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24-Jul-2019 to 18:06

The deprived kids running Monrovia's streets

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) By Terrence Sesay — Disadvantaged homeless boys mostly of school-going age commonly known as ‘Zogos’ in Liberia have overwhelmed the streets of the capital Monrovia since the end of the country's civil war.

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