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Group Urges End To Child Marriage In Nigeria

Group Urges End To Child Marriage In Nigeria

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Girls and Youth Re-integration Network (GYRIN), has urged Nigerians to give priority attention to ending early marriage and promote girl child education. Miss Kehinde Awujoola, founder of the NGO, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. Awujoola described girls as engines of […]

Mother Of Raped Two Month Old Baby Gets Life Sentence In South Africa

  South Africa National Police Commissioner General, Khehla Sitole says he welcomes the Conviction and sentencing of a 29-year-old mother in connection with the rape of her two-month-old baby. In November last year, a doctor at Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto informed the police in Meadowlands, Soweto, that a severely injured two month old baby had […]

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South Africa: Let’s Fight For Our Children’s Rights — Deputy President Mabuza

  Deputy President David Mabuza has challenged all South Africans, black and white, to fight for the rights of children in townships and villages. Addressing the national Human Rights Day commemoration at the George Thabe Cricket Sports Ground in Sharpeville, Emfuleni Local Municipality, on Wednesday, the Deputy President recited a poem from Ingrid Jonkers, “The […]

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Nigerian NGO Supports Kaduna Community Track N165m UBEC Projects

  Civil Society Action Coalition of Education for All (CSACEFA), has mobilised communities to track N165,450,480 million Universal Basic Education Commission’s (UBEC) projects in Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The NGO’s Finance and Administration Manager, Mr Adamu Nathaniel said at a Town Hall Meeting organised by the NGO in Kwoi on Tuesday that […]

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Impasse: Zimbabwe Stops Salaries Of Striking Doctors

  Zimbabwean government Wednesday says it will not pay salaries and allowances to striking junior doctors, taking a hard line in the first big labour dispute President Emmerson Mnangagwa has faced since he took power. The doctors immediately said they would not be intimidated and would not return until their demands were met. Doctors at […]

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Community In Kaduna Northwest Nigeria Where Women Are Desirous Of Child Birth Spacing

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria)- A 29 year old housewife, Hadiza Kassimu, from Kabobo, a village in Igabi local government area of Kaduna State, northwest of the country has given birth to nine (9) children and in dire need of child birth spacing. The village with about 1,200 inhabitants mostly farmers, is 27 kilometers from […]

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2019 Elections, Obtaining Permanent Voters Card Up Hill Task In Kaduna Northwest Nigeria

By Juliana Katung Kaduna (Nigeria)-To vote and be voted for is a right of every citizen of Nigeria which cannot be taken away. But what happens when there is a systematic move to deny or  tamper with such right ? Would this not amount to outright disenfranchisement by the nation’s electoral body denying thousands of […]

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UNICEF, Jama’atu Nasril Islam To Tackle Child Abuse In Nigeria

By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) – In an effort to end violence against children, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is collaborating with Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) in the fight against child abuse in the country. Drissa Yeo, Officer-in-charge, UNICEF Bauchi Field Office, disclosed this on Sunday during a sensitisation campaign organised for JNI leaders towards […]

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