NAIROBI, 26 January 2017 – At least 2,000 street children have been rescued and rehabilitated in Nairobi in an ongoing initiative by the County Government to get them off the streets.

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DAKAR, 16 November 2016 — Tens of thousands of children in religious schools across Senegal are forced to beg in the streets to make money for their teachers, activists say.

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MOROTO, 28 September 2016 — From dominating Kampala City streets, Karimojong children have relocated to neighbouring Nairobi, Kenya, a local government official from Moroto District, has revealed.

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KINSHASA, 15 September 2016 - Cecilia held the microphone in her hands. The large headphones covered her ears. The small room that functioned as a community radio station in the bustling Gambela market in the outskirts of Kinshasa was crowded with other street children like Cecilia.

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26 July 2016 - Following the decision of H.E. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, to stop child begging in the streets of Senegal , the Committee commends this major step in combatting children rights abuse. Read the Open Letter from the Chaiperson of the ACERWC to the President of the Republic of Senegal.

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4 July 2016 - Senegal's President Macky Sall has threatened to send parents of child beggars to jail as a way of ending the age-old phenomenon.

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OUAGADOUGOU, May 31, 2016 – Tasséré Ouedraogo, 33, appears to have spent his childhood comfortably, as reflected in the colorful tailor-made suit he wears as an adult. Yet, from age 11 to 16, he was a bakroman, or street child, in local slang.

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Thursday, 14 April 2016 15:20

UGANDA: Government Urged On Street Children

11 April 2016 – Salim Otwao, a street child in Kisenyi, Mengo, knows firsthand the perils of living on the noisy, smelly, crowded and chaotic Kampala streets. His unkempt hair and grubby feet signal that body grooming is the least of his worries.

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Monday, 13 July 2015 10:39

SOMALIA: The lost boys of Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, 12 July 2015 – About 5,000 boys live on the streets of Somalia's capital, many because their parents are too poor to provide for them.

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21 January 2014 - Rachel Mwanza wears her ambassador title with pride, for she knows exactly what it means to be a street child.

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