Latest News for: Africa children


Unlocking the future: nurturing a literate generation

Mail Guardian South Africa 07 Jun 2023
The recent findings of an international study on the reading abilities of 10-year-old children in South Africa have unveiled a disheartening reality ... The appropriate response should not be one of despair, but rather a resolute call to action for the government and the private sector to improve the life opportunities of South Africa’s children.

IFC, Fosun to improve healthcare access in Africa

China Daily 07 Jun 2023
To support stronger healthcare delivery and outcomes in West Africa, Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co Ltd announced its partnership with the International Finance Corp (IFC) on Tuesday to help build a pharmaceutical production facility and distribution hub in the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire.

Satoca: A familiy's journey from South Africa to Canada

Castanet 07 Jun 2023
Mark and Dominique Hope are like many young parents – they only want what’s best for their children. For the Hopes, that meant moving more than 16,000 kilometres from Cape Town, South Africa, to Vernon ... South Africa to Canada. They’re Canada’s first importer of Titan Racing bicycles, manufactured in South Africa ... ....

Wisewell in line with Dubai Can initiative

Gulf News 07 Jun 2023
In a pioneering partnership with [Splash], a leading water charity, Wisewell donates an equivalent serving of clean water to children in Africa lacking clean-water access for every liter consumed by a Wisewell Model 1 user. This collaboration is supporting the growing number of children who now have access to clean drinking water in schools ... .

Wisewell prevents 1 million plastic bottles from landfills

Gulf Daily News 06 Jun 2023
In a pioneering partnership with [Splash], a leading water charity, Wisewell donates an equivalent serving of clean water to children in Africa lacking clean-water access for every litre consumed by a Wisewell Model 1 user.  ... This collaboration is supporting the growing number of children who now have access to clean drinking water in schools ... .

Padel4Good shines a light in Paarden Eiland

Independent online (SA) 06 Jun 2023
With the sport’s growing popularity, the Padel4Good brand has found a way to use this growing trend to assist those in need and has joined forces with NPO EnrichSA and the Ryan O’Connor (ROC) Foundation to raise funds for women and children affected by gender-based violence, abuse, poverty and hunger.

Mythology of Black mermaids on display in sweeping City Gallery fiber art exhibit

The Post and Courier 06 Jun 2023
In West Africa and in the Black diaspora, water is not a barrier between continents but a bridge that ensures connection to the homeland ... Mermaids, it is thought, followed the ships, retrieving the souls of the dead and returning them to Africa ... From Africa to America,” is associated with the Piccolo Spoleto Festival and will be on view until July 9.

PONY baseball, softball launched in Bago

Sun Star 06 Jun 2023
Torres Memorial Coliseum and Cultural Center in the city Monday, June 5 ... Nasu said PONY stands for Protect Our Nation Youth and under this concept they are supporting children who are involved in sport activities. He said globally, excluding Africa, they have PONY organizations in every country and about 600,000 players are registered ... .

Brics ministers call for rebalancing of global order away from West

Business Ghana 05 Jun 2023
A meeting of foreign ministers of the Brics group of nations in South Africa has called for a rebalancing of the global order away from Western nations ... Brics is an acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa ... "The president [Cyril Ramaphosa] will indicate what the final position in South Africa is," she replied.

Judge rejects Dr Nandipha’s urgent bid for freedom

Mail Guardian South Africa 05 Jun 2023
Free State High Court Judge Philip Loubser, in his ruling on Monday, found that she had consented to her removal by South African Home Affairs officials from Tanzania, because she wanted to return home “to be with her children”. “At the very least she had willingly acquiesced to her transportation back to South Africa,” the judge said.

Bokang Phiri, 12, on a quest to get South African kids reading

Independent online (SA) 05 Jun 2023
A global study has revealed shocking statistics, showing that South African children cannot read for meaning or understanding, in any language, including their native languages ... “The book tells an interesting story and it encourages the children of South Africa.

WATCH | Trials and triumphs: ‘At least I helped one person,’ says social worker in ...

News24 05 Jun 2023
As South Africa celebrates Child Protection Week, the very organisations that go out of their way to protect children, face the threat of closing down due to a lack of support ... .

DA launches policy to protect social grants from 'ANC corruption'

Independent online (SA) 05 Jun 2023
- Develop and implement fatherhood programmes with NGOs and community centres that provide family and children services and initiatives. - Create a national plan to tackle homelessness in South Africa ... - Increase safe spaces for children at risk of abuse or exposure to violence or risky activities (gangs, drugs, and alcohol) ... Current Affairs .

The 'society swans' of 2023: Tatler unveils its 'modern muses' from the Spencer twins to ...

The Daily Mail 05 Jun 2023
When the twins were just four years old, the family moved from the Althorp estate in Northamptonshire to Cape Town in South Africa in a bid to give their children more privacy ... London-based Zimbabwean Strive Masiyiwa - dubbed the 'Bill Gates of Africa' - became the first black billionaire to make The Sunday Times Rich List last year.


McDowell News 04 Jun 2023
This children's charity was founded in 2008 and its mission is "to bring aid and attention to the abandoned and at risk children throughout the world." It has done charity work for needy children in Peru, Africa and the Middle east ... .

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