17 September 2017 - Margaret Musonda’s campaign against the abuse of children in Zambia has drawn comparisons with globally renowned children’s rights activist, Pakistani Malala Yousafzai.

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16 September 2017 - Maputo, a 17-year-old, albino boy was killed and his brain removed for what is believed to be used in witchcraft in Mozambique, local news reports said.

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Windhoek, 21 June 2017 -- Justine Asser’s dream is to help improve the lives of less fortunate children, especially those living on the streets.
A final-year student at the College of the Arts she is one of the youth we spoke to in order to gauge their understanding of the origin and essence of the Day of the African Child.

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1st August 2013 -  Through its two civil wars, Liberia became synonymous with the carnage wrought by armies of child soldiers. Ten years after the end of the fighting, the legacy casts a sizeable shadow over the country.

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2 October 2012 - OPINION. The African Union's ministers in charge of youth have underscored the need to harness the potential of the youthful population on the continent for its transformation.

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Somalia marks it 52nd year of independence. Some would argue that Somalia is in a far dire state than in colonial times, after a collapse of the central government in 1991, conflict has ravaged the horn of Africa nation.

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The Patron of the Namibia Planned Parenthood Association (NAPPA) has called for more support to ensure that integrated reproductive health and services related to HIV prevention continue to be provided across the country.

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An international lobby group wants the Kenyan government to find ways of distributing wealth equally as a solution to youths joining terrorist organisations.

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Sunday, 22 January 2012 06:46

UGANDA: Child Cases Need More Judicial Care

 

The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN), a children rights organisation, has called for judicial reforms in handling juvenile cases so as to create a conducive environment that will ensure children's active participation in judicial processes.

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‘Adolescence in Tanzania’, a publication on the issues facing the country’s adolescents, was launched this week at an event attended by Speaker of the National Assembly Ann Makinda and young people from across Tanzania.  The launch came days before the country celebrates the 50 years of independence, focusing attention on how far the nation has come and challenges that remain ahead.

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