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Over 3 million accounts are registered across 10 most harmful child sexual abuse sites on ...

Independent online (SA) 24 Oct 2021
Online child sexual exploitation in South Africa. Unicef South Africa and the Department of Social Development commissioned the Bureau of Market Research (BMR) at the University of South Africa (Unisa) conducted a survey earlier this year which found that one-third of children in South Africa are at risk of online violence, exploitation and abuse.

SA women make their mark in the science world

Independent online (SA) 24 Oct 2021
As the winner of the heat, Surajpal will represent SU at the national final next year where she will compete against the winners of heats at other South Africa’s universities ... Sensitive and supportive caregiving can lead to secure attachment which is very important in adaptive development for children.

1.7 million migrants illegally crossed the US border in the past year, the highest number ...

Business Insider 24 Oct 2021
Meanwhile, 479,000 migrant families were recorded - around 48,000 fewer than in 2019 - and almost 147,000 children crossed the border without parents or guardians, reported US Customs and Border Protection. It marked the largest number of minors since 2008 when the government started keeping a record of unaccompanied children.

Covid-19, HIV and AIDS school alert programmes to be revived

Ghana News Agency 24 Oct 2021
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected those living with HIV in Africa? ... But not only that, new infections among children through mother-to-child transmission could increase by even more than 100 per cent in some countries in Africa.

Lily Collins stuns in a bright yellow number while Robert Pattinson oozes cool in a ...

The Daily Mail 24 Oct 2021
All funds raised will benefit the non-profit's global COVID-19 relief efforts, promote racial justice in the U.S., and raise money to educate children in Africa and Latin America along with girls in Afghanistan, according to the organizations website ... .

Trusting the Science … What Do The Doctors Say

The Liberty Beacon 24 Oct 2021
Yet you are being forced or coerced at an ever increasing and frantic pace, into taking the jab or else watch your life destroyed intentionally Why ??? What amendment gives government the right to force us to play Russian Roulette with our lives and the lives of our children ??? Can you say Nuremberg !!! ... Children looked like Mongols.

Who is the Nigerian billionaire at the heart of Fortenberry's indictment?

Lincoln Journal Star 24 Oct 2021
At the center of allegations against Nebraska Rep ... Chagoury ... Chagoury, the oldest of eight children whose father emigrated from Lebanon to West Africa, was not born into wealth, according to a PBS Frontline story ... Jude Children’s Research Hospital and establishing a medical school at Lebanese American University among his causes ... elections ... consulate ... .

Oct 22 Explainer: First Malaria vaccine for children approved by the World Health Organization

Lee Clarion 23 Oct 2021
The World Health Organization now recommends the widespread use of the RTS, S/AS01 malaria vaccine, among children in sub-Saharan Africa and other regions with moderate to high malaria transmission ... Malaria is the primary cause of childhood illness and death in sub-Saharan Africa ... In recent years, WHO has returned to aid sub-Saharan Africa.

School pupils in West Africa educated on healthy nutrition

Graphic 23 Oct 2021
Speaking about the initiative, Motola Oyebanjo, Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications, Africa and Middle East at Upfield, said the school visit and donations were part of Upfield and Blue Band’s efforts to promote the importance of good nutrition in ensuring a healthy start and better learning outcomes for school-aged children.

Could your child be having Dyslexia?…How to know if your child has Dyslexia and seek ...

B & FT Online 23 Oct 2021
The issues of learning disorders have become increasingly worrying because it has become widespread amongst children and adults alike in our society but little is still known about learning difficulties in Africa ... As part of efforts to create awareness, the Africa Dyslexia ...

BONA clarifies coach’s position

Mmegi Online 23 Oct 2021
She has been at the helm of training many coaches,” she said ... The senior team is preparing for the Africa Netball Cup, which would be held in Windhoek, Namibia from November 9-16, 2021 ... Among other requirements, the coach must be unemployed and have Africa Level One coaching qualification, experience in teaching and coaching children ... .
Edit | South Africa just announced a total ban on the use of lead in ...

News24 23 Oct 2021
In October 2022, paint with anything other than a background level of lead will be illegal in South Africa, potentially keeping children smarter and less violent ... .

Compassion laced with common sense

Gulf Daily News 23 Oct 2021
Its about the appropriateness of feeding animals not your own. (In these suspicious times, you wouldn’t do it to children not your own, so why pick animals?) ... and breeding cyclically ... Don’t feed strays or street animals ... At a children’s park in Zinj, two ostriches, used to the wide open plains of Africa stare at visitors from a cage ... .

UNICEF concern for children in Eswatini as security situation deteriorates amid civil unrest

Reliefweb 22 Oct 2021
Fall, UNICEF Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa. “UNICEF is deeply concerned about the impact on children in Eswatini from the deteriorating security situation amid civil unrest ...Children have continued to be caught up in violence, including from armed forces in schools and in the streets ... UNICEF Africa Services Unit.