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Child soldiers freed in South Sudan but recruitment heats up –...

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Armed groups in South Sudan released 145 children on Tuesday, the UN children's agency (UNICEF) said, calling on warring parties to stop...

UNICEF says 75,000 children could die in Nigeria hunger crisis

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Famine-like conditions in the former stronghold of Boko Haram militants in north-east Nigeria could kill 75,000 children over the next year if...

UNICEF pledges continued aid effort in Nigeria after convey attack

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United Nations children's agency UNICEF said it is continuing its aid work in northeastern Nigeria, a former stronghold of Islamist militant group...

African youth blame politicians for conflicts, crises: U.N. poll

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Power-hungry politicians are the main driver of conflicts across Africa and leaders are not doing enough to stop the violence, according to...

Freeing child soldiers in Central African Republic: “They have been through...

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Benoit Daoundo is a child protection officer who works for the United Nations children's agency (UNICEF) to help release children from armed...

World’s largest, fastest vaccine roll-out targets polio’s final strongholds

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In a massive undertaking aimed at stamping out polio once and for all – dubbed ‘the switch' – a United Nations-backed eradication...

One in four children in conflict zones “risk losing their future”:...

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Nearly one in four children growing up in conflict zones are missing out on education, with South Sudan, Niger, Sudan and Afghanistan...

Number of children displaced by Boko Haram hits 1.4 million –...

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The number of children forced to flee Boko Haram's insurgency in Nigeria and neighbouring countries has reached 1.4 million, the U.N. children...

War stops 13 million going to school in Middle East, North...

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Conflicts across the Middle East and North Africa are preventing more than 13 million children from attending school, leaving their hopes and...

Central African Republic militias agree to free child soldiers

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Armed factions in the Central African Republic have agreed to free all child soldiers and other children who may be used as...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...