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US restricts tobacco imports from Malawi over labour abuses

“Malawi is being forced to confront child and forced labour practices after the US restricted tobacco imports from the impoverished…

Namibia: fighting against natural disasters together with Japan

Japan has donated N$14.2 million for development projects in northern regions of Namibia. The primary goal of the Namibian-Japanese collaboration…

What Mapping Kenya’s Child Deaths for 50 Years Revealed – and Why It Matters

“Our findings showed that, shortly after independence in 1963, one in every seven Kenyan children born alive, died before the…

Child marriage in NIgeria: the numbers

“over 23 million girls are victims of child marriage in Nigeria.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201812030495.html   You may also be interested in: Nigeria:…

South Sudanese child bride auctioned on Facebook

“The auction of a South Sudanese girl for marriage on Facebook could spur other families to use social media to…

Zimbabwe’s tobacco has its cost

“Child labourers and other workers on tobacco farms are being exposed to acute nicotine and pesticide poisoning.” http://allafrica.com/stories/201804090212.html You may…

Former child soldiers will be compensated

“International war crimes judges awarded $10 million in landmark reparations to “hundreds or thousands” of former child soldiers conscripted into…

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