10-Dec-2014 to 12:24

Botswana police probe suspected child trafficking

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Police on Wednesday disclosed they are investigating an incident in which 13 children aged between three and 13 years believed to be Zimbabweans were found on board a public service minibus.

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09-Dec-2014 to 10:50

Malawi earmarked for $13m investment in childhood development

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Action Aid Malawi in partnership with the Rodger Federer Foundation (RFF) have invested almost $13 million to promote Early Childhood Development (ECD) in the country.

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25-Nov-2014 to 07:52

Over 40 percent of Mozambican children malnourished – Activist

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least 40 percent of children aged between zero and 14 years suffer from malnutrition in Mozambique, a child rights activist revealed Tuesday.

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27-Oct-2014 to 11:44

Ethiopia hosts conference on social protection for Africa’s children

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — African delegates, including government representatives, civil society organisations, child rights experts and activists, as well as academics are meeting in Ethiopia starting Monday to review the current state of social protection, particularly for Africa’s children.

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12-Oct-2014 to 18:06

S/Leone observes Int’l Girl Child Day

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone has celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child with calls for increased access to education for adolescent girls.

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09-Oct-2014 to 11:40

Nigeria accounts for one-third of new HIV infection in children - UNICEF

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The UNICEF HIV Specialist, Dr Abiola Davies, says that Nigeria accounts for one third of new HIV infection cases among children in the world.

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03-Oct-2014 to 10:18

Sierra Leone sets up interim care center for Ebola orphans

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs has announced the establishment of a temporary childcare center for Ebola orphans.

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