First Lady Thandiwe Banda has called on the corporate world to invest in the well-being of disabled children to ensure a brighter future for the nation.
As election campaigning gains momentum in South Africa, many vote-seeking politicians trek all over the place, looking for support and publicity, but are seemingly untroubled by the fate of thousands of the country's children still living in extreme poverty. Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) this week has called on journalists to hold politicians accountable through a series of questions to 'force' children's issues in election manifestos.
The Ministry of Sport, Youth and Child Development has said the Government is working to develop and implement an integrated social protection system that will deliver multi-faceted care and support packages for health care, education, nutrition and legal protection at domestic level.
Amid rampant killings and economic paralysis, residents in parts of Côte d’Ivoire’s commercial capital Abidjan are eating “whatever they can find”, and have not worked in weeks, a youth in the northern district of Anyama told IRIN.
South Africa's world-class government-led programmes are failing to reach poor children on the margins, according to child experts.
The draft law that will establish the structure, organization and functioning of the National Children's Commission (NNC), has been forwarded to parliament.
A new report launched today by The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) measures African government’s investment in children and confirms that a country’s commitment to child rights and wellbeing is not dependent on their economic status, but rather on political will and spending priorities.
Southern Sudan’s promise to divest its army of all children by November has to be backed by a comprehensive strategy to give them opportunities in civilian life, say analysts.
Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), yesterday said as irresponsible as Senator Ahmed Sani Yarima's marriage to an alleged 13-year-old Egyptian girl is, he cannot be prosecuted.
Swaziland's judiciary is concerned by an absence of detention facilities for children, which forces them to share jail cells with adult criminals.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.