ARTICLES RELATING TO UNICEF

PICTURES: US envoy to Sudan pushes for aid in ex-rebel bastion

2017-06-20 16:10

The top US envoy in Sudan has pushed for more access to deliver humanitarian aid to Golo as he visited the former rebel stronghold in war-torn Darfur under tight security.

UN says aid to 9 million Syrian children in peril

2017-06-17 12:22

Unicef is warning that a critical funding shortfall is threatening aid to nine million Syrian children, both in their country and in neighbouring states.

US among world's worst for youth well-being

2017-06-15 08:01

One in five children in rich countries lives in relative poverty, according to a Unicef that put the US and New Zealand among the world's worst performers for youth well-being.

Millions of child labourers in India

2017-06-12 13:01

Every 100m or so along a busy expressway on the outskirts of New Delhi, India's capital, you'll find a child selling boiled corn - often in sweltering 40° heat.

UN: 3 000 to 5 000 new cholera cases in Yemen each day

2017-06-04 12:43

The UN's children's agency says cholera is spreading quickly in war-ravaged Yemen, with between 3 000 to 5 000 new cases every day.

400 000 DRC children at risk in violence-hit Kasai: Unicef

2017-05-24 19:42

Almost 400 000 children risk dying of hunger in Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled Kasai region where months of violence has driven over a million people from their homes, Unicef has said.

Where is Charlotte Nikoi?

2017-05-17 19:01

It has been almost two months since Unicef associate director for human resources Charlotte Nikoi disappeared without a trace from Table Mountain, and her husband Chris desperately wants her home again.

Angola feels pressure of DRC refugees

2017-05-13 10:36

Hundreds of people from Democratic Republic of Congo's central Kasai region have been pouring into neighbouring Angola every day for more than a month to escape violence plaguing their homes.

WATCH: Priyanka Chopra addresses the media in South Africa

2017-05-07 17:39

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra addressed the media in Rosebank.

Unicef: Boko Haram increasingly using children as bombers

2017-04-12 13:39

Islamic militants from Boko Haram are increasingly using children as bombers, with attacks since January already nearly reaching the total for all of last year, according to the UN children's agency.

 

Unicef names first goodwill ambassador who is a refugee

2017-06-20 13:03

The UN children's agency has appointed its youngest goodwill ambassador - Syrian refugee Muzoon Almellehan.

UN report: Migrants sending billions more home

2017-06-15 12:06

A new UN report says migrants are sending home billions of dollars more than they did a decade ago which is helping lift their families out of poverty - and it says the rate of growth in remittances is almost double the increase in migration.

Children raped in DRC militia violence: UN

2017-06-14 21:15

The United Nations says it has documented dozens of cases of serious child abuse including rape and kidnap in five days of violence by Congolese militias.

Inquest opened after Nikoi’s body found on Table Mountain

2017-06-05 17:15

Western Cape police have opened an inquest docket following the discovery of Charlotte "Nana Yaa" Nikoi's body on Table Mountain.

Unicef confirms decomposed body is Charlotte Nikoi

2017-06-03 18:11

Unicef says the remains of a New York-based employee who had been reported missing in March during a vacation in South Africa have been found.

Shock at moves to 'spread resources' for sexual offences courts

2017-05-18 20:56

The fact that the justice department is considering reducing resources to sexual offences courts is shocking, organisations campaigning against gender violence have said.

I said NO to Boko Haram militants who wanted to marry me, says girl, 14

2017-05-16 16:00

A 14-year-old Nigerian girl, who "surrendered while on a suicide bombing attack in Maiduguri" has told of how she was chosen to carry the mission by the Boko Haram militants.

Help find missing Unicef director - Zuma

2017-05-08 13:02

President Jacob Zuma has appealed to members of the public to help find missing Unicef director Charlotte Nikoi, who went missing on Table Mountain.

Mass evacuation in Syria postponed after blast

2017-04-16 22:49

Opposition activists say the evacuation of more than 3 000 Syrians that was scheduled to take place on Sunday has been postponed.

Search continues for missing Unicef director last seen on Table Mountain

2017-03-29 13:35

There is still no sign of Unicef director Charlotte Nana Yaa Nikoi, who was last seen walking on Table Mountain on Human Rights Day.

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