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Boy, 10, caught 4 times in 6 weeks for stealing cars

2017-07-22 18:00

A 10-year-old Florida boy described by police as "flashy" cut off his ankle monitor the day after being charged with stealing a car and stole another vehicle...

#MandelaDay: Every day is Mandela Day at Tshwane Haven for children

2017-07-18 08:39

For police officers from the Brooklyn station in Pretoria who visited Tshwane Haven, a home for abused, sick and abandoned children and babies, the intention was to deliver gifts in honour of Mandela Day.

The lazy, junk-food generation

2017-06-27 11:43

Today’s children are expected to live much longer than prior generations, but will be in much poorer health by the time they reach age 65. A global survey suggests intervention is needed urgently.

New car seat safety harness in SA 'could be harmful' - Wheel Well

2017-06-05 07:30

'When it comes to child car safety, the correct child car seat can seem extremely expensive and some parents may be tempted to choose a cheaper alternative,' says Wheel Well's Pennie Mars as she warns of a new product available in SA.

Is that a flying Toyota Yaris? SA kids create awesome Dream Car Art

2017-05-11 08:09

Toyota SA has announced the winners of its Dream Car Art contest. Check out Sumayyah Yusuf Moosa's 'UniYaris', a flying magical car, and more great art by local children.

At what age can kids safely cross the street?

2017-04-24 11:30

In simulated experiments, consistently getting across a busy road was tough for children younger than 14.

EU boosts child migrant protection efforts

2017-04-12 22:02

The EU has announced steps to better protect child migrants running the risk of abuse as they arrive in Europe in record numbers.

Joburg 'baby bin' centre offers hope for abandoned babies

2017-02-23 20:41

The Door of Hope was started 17 years ago to provide a safe place for babies abandoned by their mothers, and has taken in more than 1 500 infants over nearly two decades.

3 mental disorders that may affect your children

2017-01-11 10:52

As the new year begins and children are heading off to school or university, it’s vital that you recognise the warning signs of mental disorders.

How to choose appropriate toys

2016-12-19 11:12

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s important that you choose toys that are safe for your children.

 

Boy, 5, takes little brother for joyride, crashes family car

2017-07-19 14:19

Authorities in West Virginia say a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old took their mother's car for a joyride. The mischievous pair drove the vehicle for 5km before crashing it.

SEE: 60% of SA teens have been drunk

2017-06-28 13:55

The level of drug and alcohol use in South Africa is alarming. Reports show that some 60% of teenagers have been drunk. Here are the stats.

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168 million children are involved in child labour

According to The Sisterhood Is Global Institute's 2016 survey, 168 million children are involved in child labour and 85 million work in areas that are dangerous for their health.

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'Can you be our parents?' - Orphans' letters move PE cops to tears

2017-05-30 10:04

"Thank you to protect us in this pain. Can you be our parents?" These were the heartbreaking and heartwarming words that two Port Elizabeth orphans wrote to a police station that had helped them.

An end to bakkie-taxis? 'DoT should ban transportation of people on bakkies' - JPSA

2017-05-04 12:44

"If the DoT is serious about road safety then it will ban the transportation of people on the back of bakkies entirely,' says Justice Project SA as it highlights changes to road laws regarding bakkies.

Boy, 8, takes little sister for burgers in dad's van, learned to drive watching YouTube

2017-04-13 11:45

A craving for a McDonald burgers prompted an 8-year-old boy to take his 4-year-old sister for a ride in his dad's van. How did he learn to drive? Watching YouTube videos...

Can children make you live longer?

2017-03-16 11:11

A new study found that the risk of death is lower among people who have at least one child than it is among those who are childless.

Neglected Limpopo stadium used for sex a danger to kids

2017-02-10 10:39

Local residents in the Sibasa area in Limpopo are furious about used condoms left all over a neglected stadium where children play during the day.

VOTE: Should children be allowed to eat in fine dining restaurants?

2017-01-10 08:00

Parent and fomer restaurateur, Cathy Marston delves into this rather contentions topic.

NGO suspends programme in SA after robbery at children’s home

2016-11-21 10:48

A British non-profit organisation (NPO) is so concerned about safety in Johannesburg that it has decided to, as a temporary measure, stop sending volunteers to South Africa.

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