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Kenya: Fourteen children killed, 39 injured in stampede

At least 14 children were killed and dozens injured in a stampede at a primary school in Kenya when they were let out to go home. The pupils, mostly aged...

More than 70% of children in Ghana are poor – Report

More than seventy percent of children in Ghana are poor. This is according to the Multi-Dimensional Child Poverty in Ghana report put together by the National Development Planning Commission, Ghana...

Youths urged to desist from activities that triggers violence during & after election

The District Chief Executive of Dormaa East in the Bono region, Mr. Emmanuel Kofi Agyemang has urged the youth in the country to desist from activities that could trigger...

Fiapre: GBC’s Radio BAR fetes orphans at Hanukkah Children’s Home

GBC's Radio BAR in the Bono Region has donated assorted items to the Hanukkah Children’s Home at Fiapre near Sunyani. Speaking during the presentation, Radio BAR's Akosua Gyaamah said the...

“I think of the children in Yemen,” says Pope Francis in Christmas blessing

Pope Francis spoke about international politics and suffering in his Christmas Day message and blessing. "There is darkness in human hearts but the light of Christ is greater... there is...

Nine children killed or maimed in Afghanistan every day – UN Children’s Fund

A new report from UNICEF says that an average of nine children are killed or maimed every day in Afghanistan this year. The report, entitled “Preserving Hope in Afghanistan: Protecting...

Learning crisis requires a new approach

For most children, turning 10 is an exciting moment. They’re learning more about the world and expanding their horizons. But too many children – more than half of all...

Failure to register newborns leaves millions ‘invisible’ warns UNICEF

While the number of registered births has significantly increased over the past decade, one quarter of children globally remain unaccounted for, leaving them vulnerable and “invisible”,  the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday. UNICEF reports that the...

Compassion is love in Action Orphanage in Sunyani calls for support

The Administrator in Charge of the Compassion is love in Action (CILIA) Orphanage at Yawhima in the Sunyani Municipality, Baafi Yeboah, is calling on corporate bodies and the public to...

Rohingya child refugees being denied education – Human Rights Watch says

YANGON – Bangladesh is blocking hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children from accessing meaningful education, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, urging authorities to lift restrictions on schooling in refugee...

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Africa

Mali violence: At least 30 killed in spate of violence

At least 30 people, including nine soldiers, have been killed in three separate incidents in Mali. Twenty-one were killed when gunmen attacked a village in...

Only 34% of Nigerians use condoms during sex

Only 34% of adult Nigerians surveyed in a national poll use condoms during sex. According to the survey carried out by NOIPolls the results show that...

World

Coronavirus: First death confirmed in Europe

A Chinese tourist has died in France after contracting the new coronavirus - the first fatality from the disease outside Asia. The victim was an...

One dead, four injured in shooting outside Berlin music venue

One person has been killed and four others injured following a shooting late on Friday evening outside a Berlin music venue, German authorities said...