More children abducted in South Sudan
APA-Juba (South Sudan) — More children have been reportedly abducted by armed groups in South Sudan to serve as child soldiers in the raging conflict.
S/Sudan army orders probe into mass child abduction
APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The army in South Sudan has ordered an investigation into reports of the mass abduction of children to use as child soldiers in the year-long conflict.
Human Rights Watch accuses South Sudan army of child abduction
APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the South Sudanese army of abducting 89 children, according to a report released here Tuesday.
Ethiopia makes progress in reducing stunting among under- 5 children - official
APA-Addis Ababa, (Ethiopia) — The Global Nutrition Report released here Tuesday has revealed that the rate of stunting among under- five Ethiopian children has gone down by 20 percent.
89 boys abducted in S/Sudan-UNICEF
APA-Juba (South Sudan) — UNICEF has claimed that at least 89 boys have been abducted in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State.
Malawian parliament passes Marriage bill
APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi Parliament on Thursday passed the much-awaited Marriage, Divorce and Family Bill that seeks to raise the marriage age from 15 to 18.
Botswana court rules on constitutionality of law on child adoption
APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Gaborone High Court on Tuesday ruled that a law which allows the adoption of a child born out of wedlock without the biological father\'s consent is unconstitutional.