ENFANCE | CHILDREN

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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13-Jun-2019 to 15:47

Liberia: 37 cases of violence against children in 2019

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's Deputy Gender Minister for Children and Social Protection, Lydia M Sherman, has disclosed that the Juvenile Unit at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has recorded 37 cases of violence against children in the first quarter of 2019.

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18-Apr-2019 to 20:45

South Sudan: UNICEF reunites 6,000 children with their families

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The UN children’s agency UNICEF, Save the Children and partner organizations have successfully reunited 6,000 children with their families after years of separation due to the conflict in South Sudan.

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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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