08-Jun-2016 to 15:19

Six Zimbabwean children drown in baptism mishap

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Six Zimbabwean children drowned during a baptism ceremony in the northeast of the country on Monday, the police announced on Wednesday.

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08-Jun-2016 to 09:05

David Beckham quietly jets into Swaziland

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Former England national team captain and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham is in Swaziland to visit UNESCO projects, local media reported Wednesday.

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02-Jun-2016 to 14:31

Nigeria: Eight million children into forced labour - report

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — A report by a Nigerian newspaper has claimed that at least eight million of the country’s children are being exploited in menially.

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31-May-2016 to 22:58

S/Africa: Zuma will lead Int’l Children's Day remembrance

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma will on Wednesday lead the country’s International Children's Day celebrations at the Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville in Pretoria, the administrative capital, his office said on Tuesday.

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12-Jun-2015 to 19:55

B/Faso mulls ban on aggravated child labor

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso is considering the eradication of the worst forms of child labor, the government announced Friday on the occasion of World Day against Child Labor.

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01-Jun-2015 to 18:02

Mozambique plans to stop early child marriage

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican Minister for Gender, Children and Social Welfare, Cidalia Chauque has revealed the government’s plan to eradicate early child marriages, a frequent practice which she described as criminal.

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08-May-2015 to 16:34

Morocco to host regional experts’ meeting on child protection in Arab states

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — In implementation of their 2014-2015 cooperation programme, the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) and the Ministry of Solidarity, Women, Family and Social Development of the Kingdom of Morocco are scheduled to hold a regional experts’ meeting on child protection in Arab states’ social care institutions, at ISESCO headquarters in Rabat, the Moroccan capital, on 12-13 May 2015.

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