June 12 is the World Day Against Child Labour. The UN estimates that 168 million children are being put to work globally.
At total of 15 children have died in South Sudan after being given contaminated measles vaccines.
The projected number of children expected to suffer has skyrocketed, doubling since January of this year.
A new education system in set to replace the 32-year-old 8-4-4 system which has come to symbolise much of what's wrong with education in Kenya today
Families are hiding in the swamps of northern South Sudan as violence continues. Children are victimized as schools and government centers close.
Ongwen is charged with the greatest number of crimes ever faced by an accused person before the international court
President Macky Sall in June ordered the removal of children from the streets and said those who force them to beg would be imprisoned.
About half of the two million living with HIV in this group are in just six countries: South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, India, Mozambique and Tanzania.
The numbers out of the southern African country just keep them coming back.
It could take 300 years for all in sub-Saharan Africa to access a clean toilet: Nigeria trends down the hole
Almost 700 million in Africa don’t have a basic toilet and at least 200 million ease themselves outdoors. In India its 560 million!
It’s sub-Sahara Africa’s 3rd richest nation, drives Porsches, wears Armani – but tops world in under-5 child deaths
Region hosts all 12 countries where more than 10% of children die before their 5th birthday. Another oil-rich economy, Nigeria, is ninth on the list.
By 2100, almost 1 billion people will live in Nigeria. The future of humanity is increasingly rooted in the continent, a new report shows.