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Africa and protection of children’s rights

AFRICA’s foremost sage and rights activist, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, on August 2, 1996 emphasized thus: “Africa is renowned for its beauty, its natural heritage and prolific resources – but equally, the image of its suffering children haunts the conscience of our Continent and the world”. Similarly, at the launch of the Blue Train, Worcester Station, South Africa on September 27, 1997, Mandela said: “The true character of a society is revealed in how it treats its children”. Yet again, at a luncheon hosted by the then United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan(another pride to the Continent), at the Special Session of the UN for Children, New York City on 9th May, 2002, Mandela exploded: “History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children”.
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Mali sacks senior army officers, dissolves milita after massacre

Mali’s government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of a militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Muslims, including women and children.
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Shabaab raid kills 11 in Somalia, including deputy minister

An attack involving gunmen and bomb blasts on a complex housing government ministries in Somalia’s capital killed at least 11 people on Saturday, including the deputy labour minister, officials said.
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Over 1000 African children die of water-related diseases yearly – Report

Affecting over 1.1 billion people globally, lack of safe, clean water is gradually metamorphosing from challenge to problem. According to findings, this problem has become prevalent in low and middle-income countries; a great number of them in Africa.
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Nigeria showcases advances in Food & Beverage at West Africa trade show

Nigeria holds Food & Beverage West Africa international trade show Nigeria’s food and drink retailers will have the opportunity to connect with suppliers, distributors and manufacturers at a new globally-recognised business exhibition next year.
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