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Over 170 children missing following volcanic eruption in DRC’s Goma district

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Sunday, May 23, 2021 that hundreds of children and families in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC)...

Oil palm business: Group calls for empowerment, land inheritance to women

Solidaridad West Africa has advocated the need for empowerment, sensitisation and extension of land inheritance to enable women take active part in oil palm...

How recycle culture can be inculcated in African children

Take a long deep breathe, think about all the waste you have thrown out today. From left over food, to plastic packaging, or a...

Covid-19: Report demands U.S. mandate to prioritise, fund research on children

The Centre for Health Security at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the U.S. on Friday, May 15, 2020 released a  report...

15 NYC children hospitalised with mysterious syndrome linked to coronavirus

Fresh fears that the novel coronavirus can trigger a mysterious syndrome in children have been raised after it was announced that 15 kids, many...

Internally displaced children, most vulnerable to COVID-19, says UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the internally displaced children in Nigeria are among the world’s most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. UNICEF Representative...

Study links deaths in Bangladeshi children to agriculture chemicals

Excessive and improper applications of insecticides and other agriculture chemicals in local fruit orchards may have triggered an outbreak of  acute encephalitis syndrome (AES),...

Trump’s EPA moves to dismantle programmes that protect kids from lead paint

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials are proposing to eliminate two programmes focused on limiting children’s exposure to lead-based paint, which is known to cause damage...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran the Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja Road in Kogi State, which links the metropolis...
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Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National Financing Framework Report on Sustainable Development (NIFF), on the sidelines...

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid – UN

The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran...

Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National...