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US teen 'unstoppable' in fight for girl power in Africa

2017-09-19 21:01

With braces on her teeth and sneakers on her feet, Zuriel Oduwole from Los Angeles may look like a typical American teen.

Orphaned kids build new lives after Sierra Leone's mudslides

2017-08-24 19:05

Hundreds of orphaned children must build new lives after Sierra Leone's mudslides as child trafficking a concern.

UN: Boko Haram use of kids as 'human bombs' soars in 2017

2017-08-22 16:29

Unicef is reporting a four-fold increase in use of children as "human bombs" by the radical Boko Haram group in northeastern Nigeria already this year compares to all of 2016.

In South Sudan, a child soldier long thought dead comes back

2017-07-21 14:18

In South Sudan, a child soldier long thought dead comes back; 'I never thought I'd be here'.

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.

 

Anti-Boko Haram militia vows to stop using children: UN

2017-09-15 17:01

Civilian militia helping the Nigerian military against Boko Haram have promised to stop using children as part of their security operations, the United Nations has said.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, S Leone, Nigeria

2017-08-23 06:20

News24 takes a look at how powerful Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe is, and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will work from home after rodents damaged his official office.

Love hotels targeted to fight HIV among Cameroon's teens

2017-07-25 16:00

The two big maps show the districts of the northern Cameroonian town of Guider along with its brothels, nightclubs and other seedy spots to identify places from where Aids could spread among adolescents.

More than 200 000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen

2017-06-25 10:03

The UN's health agency and their children's fund say the number of suspected cases in a cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen now exceeds 200 000.

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.

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