2018-10-07 07:00

YET another “baby factory” has been bust in Nigeria, this one involving a church and 16 pregnant teenagers, all younger than 18.

No evidence that a child is kidnapped every 30 seconds in South Africa

2018-01-31 13:41

A viral Facebook post claims that every 30 seconds a child is stolen in South Africa. That is the equivalent of 2 880 children kidnapped a day. Africa Check investigates whether the claim is based on solid data.

Trafficking: Ghana NGO rescues at least 41 children

2016-05-26 11:44

Challenging Heights, a non-governmental organisation based in Winneba, Ghana says it rescued at least 41 children from trafficking on Lake Volta in 2015, a report says.

App launched to ‘simplify’ SA child visa laws

2015-07-08 15:58

Controversial child visa laws have the South African travel industry in a spin but a local car rental agency wants to make life easier for travellers after launching a new web app.

Botswana sends Zim children back

2015-01-05 22:36

The Botswana government has repatriated 13 Zimbabwean children found in the country without travel documents.

Women involved in child smuggling

2010-06-21 10:31

More women are being suspected of assisting syndicates in child trafficking along the South African border.



2018-06-09 09:00

FOUR women are among the 26 bust by cops last week in southern Nigeria for suspected child trafficking and other crimes.

Indian police make arrests after mobs lynch eight

2017-05-22 19:09

Indian police say they've arrested nearly two dozen people on charges including murder and rioting after a wave of lynchings in an eastern state that left eight dead.

Chris Rock's adoption controversy: what we can learn

2015-12-04 12:01

While Chris Rock makes headlines we look into why you can't arrange private adoptions.

Flowers, tears for abducted siblings who arrived home from Malawi

2015-06-26 08:23

Two siblings from Mpumalanga, who were abducted and trafficked to Malawi last July, received a warm welcome at the OR Tambo International Airport yesterday.

Benin detains 10 in child trafficking probe

2014-07-23 11:20

Benin has detained 10 people on suspicions of child-trafficking just weeks after a group in neighbouring Niger was held for links to a “baby factory” ring, police sources say.

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