Accra — Eight-year-old Nana Yaw, who is being treated at Central Region's Winneba Government Hospital for a severe respiratory infection, was sold by his mother for US$50 in 2008.For nearly two years his owners forced him to dive for several hours a day to collect fishing nets in Lake Volta.
“My life is a story”, the campaign initiated in 2008 by British author and illustrator Lauren Child in partnership with UNESCO, has just launched its second phase, inviting children to tell the story of their lives using words, drawings or photos.
Pretoria — Reducing poverty among children and the youth can contribute towards the reduction of intergenerational transmitted poverty, says Deputy Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini.
Interceptions and convictions of human traffickers and smugglers have risen year-on-year in Nigeria since the government passed legislation to ban the trade in 2005, but the volume of trafficking is still high and progress on convictions needs to speed up, say government officials."Trafficking rates have come down,,,and convictions are up,"…
London — President Paul Kagame, yesterday, on his second day of a working visit to England, addressed the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) on the role of the youth in the development in Rwanda, Africa and the Commonwealth.Kagame, who was invited by the society to deliver a lecture as the newest…
Kigali — Early Childhood Development (ECD) has been identified as the number one social economic investment that will enable developing nations to quickly attain sustainable development. The revelation was made by various experts who gathered from across the world to attend the 4th African International Conference on Early Childhood Development…