26-Apr-2017 to 16:24

‘25m children out of schools in conflict zones’ - UNICEF

APA-Khartoum- Sudan — UNICEF on Tuesday estimated that more than 25 million children, between 6 and 15 years old, in conflict zones across 22 countries are out of school.

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19-Apr-2017 to 21:04

WFP’s Dieng reaffirms support for gov’t’s strategy

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) regional director for West and Central Africa, Abdou Dieng, has reaffirmed WFP’s continuing support for the ongoing government-led zero hunger strategic review exercise, and the home-grown school feeding programme.

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17-Apr-2017 to 13:05

52 child soldiers handed over to UNICEF, MONUSCO

APA Kinshasa (DRC) — Fifty-two children from the Kamuina Nsapu militia, including seven girls, have been handed over to the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Mission in DR Congo (MONUSCO).

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13-Apr-2017 to 16:16

‘Stop giving money to street kids’ – Namibian minister

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s Gender and Child Welfare Minister Doreen Sioka has called on motorists in the capital Windhoek to stop giving money to street kids begging at traffic lights, ‘because doing so will fuel drug use among the destitute children’.

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13-Apr-2017 to 13:13

Buhari will negotiate release of abducted schoolgirls

APA-Abuja(Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari’s government is willing to bend over backwards to secure the release of the remaining girls.

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15-Dec-2016 to 18:34

Liberia launches campaign to end child marriage

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has officially launched a campaign to end child marriage in the country.

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30-Nov-2016 to 15:41

Nigeria launches campaign against child marriage

APA - Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria's Minister of Women and Social Development Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan, has said that the launch of the Campaign to End Child Marriage is targeted at eliminating of all forms of harmful practices, including child marriage.

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