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Nigeria May Lose 2 Million Children to Pneumonia

“The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said Nigeria may lose two million children to pneumonia in the next decade…

Central African Republic: Over 300 Children Killed in Conflict

“According to the United Nations (UN), at least 324 children have been killed or maimed. No less than 291 children have…

Pneumonia Killed 130,000 Under 5 Children in Lagos

“the National Demographic Health Survey, NDHS, 2018 revealed that in Lagos alone, 130,000 children under the ages of five died…

Help Love the Kids to build a library

Jean-Claude Muhire is  raising money to build a library for children and youth in Rwanda. Please help Jean Claude with…

Tanzania: witchdoctors arrested

65 witchdoctors have been arrested in Tanzania. The traditional healers are suspected in the ritual killing of at least 10…

DR Congo and South Sudan lead in children killed in conflicts

” War-ravaged South Sudan and violence-prone Democratic Republic of Congo account for the highest number of children killed in conflicts…

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UNICEF OUTLINES KEY ACTIONS SO FRESH PEACE DEAL CAN MAKE REAL DIFFERENCE FOR CHILDREN

Hailing the recent peace agreement signed by 15 warring parties in the Central African Republic (CAR), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) stressed…

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…

ECOWAS MOVES TO PROTECT CHILD RIGHTS AND PREVENT CHILD MARRIAGE IN THE REGION

ABUJA, Nigeria, 29 January 2019 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/Ministers responsible for children affairs from Member States of the Economic Community…

Tanzania: 10 Children Brutally Killed in Suspected Ritual Murders

“Ten children aged between three and six years have been brutally killed and some had their organs chopped off in…

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