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Wall collapse kills two children in South Africa

Two primary school pupils were killed and two others seriously injured when a delivery truck crashed into a wall which then collapsed on them...
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Cameroon police bust child trafficking ring, rescue two children

Cameroon National Gendarmerie said Monday it has bust a child trafficking ring that had been selling children from the country's South region to buyers...
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Abuakwa North MP party with children and the aged

The Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency , Ms Gifty Twum-Ampofo has organised a party for children of Bediasi, a community in...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Female candidates fail to win assembly seats in Agona West

None of the six female candidates who contested in the just ended District Level Elections in the Agona West Municipality were able to...

Children petition government for protection

Children from the Tolon District in the Northern Region have petitioned government to provide them adequate security against all forms of abuses including; child...

Department of Children appeals for public support against child marriage

Mr George Ankamah, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Department of Children, has called on the public to be child-right advocates for the elimination of...

Digital technologies could strengthen offenders’ capabilities to abuse children

Despite the invaluable opportunities presented by the expansion of digital technologies, they could also provide offenders with increased opportunities to abuse children on a...
School Children

‘Invest in children’s education for better future’ – Assemblyman

Mr Daniel Bukari, the Assemblyman for Otoase-Ayibontey Electoral Area has advised parents to invest their monies in the education of their children for a...

Help reform children in conflict with law – LRC

Law enforcement agencies amongst other stakeholders have been called upon to help reform children, who come into conflict with the law to help make...

Make roads safe for children – drivers urged

Reverend Seth Ameyaw Danquah, the Managing Editor of Young Advocate, a leading children’s newspaper in the Western and Central regions, has pleaded with drivers...
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Extra classes fees pushing children out of school – Stakeholders

Participants at a child protection workshop have raised concerns about the charging of fees for extra classes fees and unauthorised levies by some...
School Children

Children are the future; invest in them – Parents told

Madam Avis Adjacodjoe, a Science Fellow Lead for Ghana has reiterated the call on parents to invest in their children’s development because the success...

Ghana aims at 60 percent survival rate for children with cancer by 2030

Around 1,300 new cases of childhood cancer are expected in Ghana each year. There are two main childhood cancer treatment centres in Ghana with...
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Children, avoid exploitation

Madam Helen Dzide, South Tongu District Director, National Youth Authority, has asked Youth Advisory Board Leaders of the South Tongu District not to allow...
Street Children

More than 3,000 children out of school in southern Angola

A total of 3,374 children in southern Angola are out of the school system after 15 primary education schools shut down due to the...

Reduce excessive mobile phone use and encourage children to read

Parents and guardians have been urged to monitor and prevent their children from the excessive use of mobile phones and rather encourage them to...

World savings day highlights saving and financial literacy among children

The World Saving Day has been marked in Accra with emphasis on inculcating the habit of saving in children. Organized by Sparkassenstiftung fur...
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UNICEF rep asks parents to enroll children in their formative years

Mr. Ernest Owusu-Abrokwa, Agency Project Lead at Activ8 and a UNICEF Representative has called on parents to enroll their children in school in their...

UN expert on sexual exploitation of children expresses concerns over culture of silence in...

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, on Tuesday expressed concerns over culture of...

Teach your children your traditional values

Mr. Mark Brooks, an Education Consultant based in the United Kingdom, has advised Government to teach Ghanaian children the local traditional values at their...

GCB Bank sponsors massive health screening in Accra

GCB Bank Ltd over the weekend sponsored massive health screening exercise in some parts of Accra. More than 6000 people including the aged and children...
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BPS teaches children life saving techniques

The Bureau of Public Safety is rolling out a child education programme on life saving techniques to increase knowledge on bystander's intervention during emergencies. Speaking...

National Cyber Security Center takes Cyber Education to Schools

The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) of the Ministry of Communications (MoC) has embarked on a regional sensitization programme to create awareness about the...
The pesticide has been linked to ill effects in children and has also been under federal scrutiny. File Photo by Ken Ritchie/Pixabay/UPI

California bans controversial pesticide linked to health issues in children

California has made an agreement to ban the use of chlorpyrifos, a pesticide associated with serious health effects in children, the state's environmental agency...
WA Child Education

Prioritise education of children for better future – Escof Zinnia Foundation

The Founder and Executive Director of Escof Zinnia Foundation, Mrs Esther Donkoh, has urged parents and other education stakeholders to prioritise education of children...

Inculcate Bible Reading in children, Parents encouraged

Reverend Emmanuel Eshun, a pastor of the Living Grace Ministries International, said the foundation that a parent can lay for the child, considering the...
Ms Deborah Mangortey

Establish a free healthcare policy for children with complex health needs – Special Needs...

Ms Deborah Mangortey, mother of a child with Down syndrome, has called on the government to establish a free health care policy for children...
SEND Ghana

SEND GHANA calls on government to fully and immediately implement Auditor g General’s recommendations...

SEND GHANA has taken notice of media reports that suggest several financial irregularities in the running of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) as...
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More than 1 million children involved in child labor in Mozambique

More than 1 million children at the age of 7 to 17 in Mozambique are involved in different forms of child labor activities, the...

As Terror Knocks On Our Doors, What We Should Look Out For

Terrorists exploit vulnerable groups and use them to their advantage to achieve their goals. Our children and young people fall within these vulnerable groups...