August 28

  • Africa: Digitizing Money: A Big Opportunity for Broad-Based Growth in Africa [opinion]

    Gates Foundation and Better Than Cash Alliance

    The world’s poor people work hard and long, and they try, like all of us, to save for the future and invest in their children. But we know that the poor – and... Read more »

  • Africa: World Bank Report: Digital Payments Vital to Economic Growth [press release]

    Gates Foundation and Better Than Cash Alliance

    Gates Foundation and Better Than Cash Alliance urge governments in Africa to embrace digital financial services, offers concrete action steps Read more »

  • Gambia: Workshop On Child Rights and Protection Issues Held

    The Point

    UNICEF Deputy Country representative and acting head of office Rupert Leighton has said the Oslo Challenge was put in place in 1999 to seek answers on how to give children access... Read more »

  • Kenya: Sonko Ordered to Take DNA Test

    The Star

    NAIROBI Senator Mike Sonko has been directed by a Kwale court to continue paying school fees for two children his estranged wife says are his until a DNA test is carried out. Read more »

  • Tanzania: NGO Opens One-Stop Desk On Child Abuse At Dar Hospital

    Daily News

    PAMOJA Tuwalee, a project dedicated to children's welfare, has urged members of the public to make full use of its one-stop centre at Amana Referral Hospital in Dar es Salaam in... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Youths, Key to Nigeria's Greatness, Says Oshiomhole

    Daily Independent

    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has said Nigerian youths are the key to making the country great, as they continue to excel even in the face of daunting challenges. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Man Defiles 11-Year-Old Step-Daughter


    A 36-year-old man, Daniel Edet, was yesterday arraigned before a Lagos chief magistrate's court sitting at Ebute-Metta for allegedly defiling his 11-year-old stepdaughter (names... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Rivers Youth Corps Urged to Report Security Threats

    CAJ News

    CROSS River State Governor, Liyel Imoke, has charged members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to notify security agencies on matters that might constitute threats to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: FG Trains 400 North-East Youths

    Daily Trust

    The federal government under the Presidential Initiative for North East, has trained over 400 youths in the region, as part of efforts to tackle insurgency. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Jonathan Stresses Need to Promote Reading Culture Among Nigerian Children


    PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has called on all stakeholders in the education sector to work hard at reinvigorating the culture of reading among Nigerian children. Read more »

  • Kenya: Nurture Children's Reading Culture Early

    The Star

    No child is born stupid; it is the learning environment we create for them that determines their success in both academics and life. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Boko Haram Has 50,000 Members in Its Camp - BBOG


    ABUJA - The Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, campaign group has claimed that the Boko Haram has up to 50,000 members in its camp some of whom are desperate to die. Read more »

  • Nigeria: BBOG Group Begins Courtesy Visits to Media Houses


    The #BringBackOurGirls Group yesterday embarked on a series of visits to media houses, in continuation of its campaign for the rescue of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. It started... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Not Without Our Daughters [opinion]

    This Day

    Today marks 136 days since April 14, when 219 daughters of Nigeria were taken captive from our midst at close to midnight while we all slept. The Presidential Facts Finding... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Corps Members to Get NYSC Call-Up Letter Online November


    BEGINNING from the 2014 Batch 'C' set to be deployed November, corps members will now get their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Call-up letter online, after registering on the... Read more »

August 27

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