Latest News for: Africa children


Research Reveals Opportunities to Better Address Blood Disorders Early in Life

Longview News-Journal 10 Dec 2023
REACH is the largest trial to test hydroxyurea in children anywhere in the world and among the first to test its feasibility in real-world settings in Africa, where children with sickle cell anemia face additional health risks such as malnutrition and malaria that are less prevalent elsewhere.

A moment of joy for Albert and Charlene of Monaco, who celebrate the ninth birthday ...

The Daily Mail 10 Dec 2023
Princess Charlene of Monaco (pictured) has returned home after a visit to her native country, South Africa ... A tumultuous two years for Princess Charlene that saw her spend 10 months in South Africa away from her children, admitted to a treatment facility in Switzerland and strike a rumoured £10 million a year deal with Albert.

Gaza world’s most dangerous place for children — UNICEF

The Jordan Times 10 Dec 2023
AMMAN — UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa Adele Khodr has said that Gaza is the world’s “most dangerous place for children”. “Scores of children are reportedly being killed and injured on a daily basis. Entire neighborhoods, where children used to play ...

Marriott charity cycling event raises funds for EAA

Gulf-Times 10 Dec 2023
Over 400 riders across the country came together during this charity bike ride, raising QR108,434.75 with the support of sponsors to help raise awareness and funds to support children's education worldwide ... Over the past decade, this initiative has consistently made a meaningful impact on the lives of children throughout the Middle East & Africa.

UNICEF: Israeli restrictions on aid delivery to Gaza death sentence for children

Press TV 10 Dec 2023
The United Nations children's agency has strongly slammed Israel's complete blockade of the Gaza Strip, which is under the regime’s genocidal war, calling it a death sentence for children in the territory ... Over 1.6K children reportedly killed in two weeks of bombings in #Gaza.

Gayler serves as delegae at 4-H Congress

The Ada News 10 Dec 2023
The group sorted and packed books for children in Africa; helped organize the warehouse at Hosea Helps; helped with landscaping at the Atlanta History Center, Sandy Springs Parks and Decatur Parks; cleared brush and painted at Camp Fortson; and read books and helped with holiday preparations at various schools in the area ... .

Israeli forces push into southern Gaza

Sierra County Sentinel 10 Dec 2023
At least 17,700 people, mostly women and children, have died in two months of fighting in the narrow strip of territory, according to the latest figures from Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry ... The situation "is not just a catastrophe, it's apocalyptic", said Bushra Khalidi of Oxfam.- 'Death sentence for children' - ... S.Africa minister.

From holiday markets to Barry Manilow: 12 things to do in the Coachella Valley this week

Desert Sun 10 Dec 2023 African Children's Choir in Concert ... The choir is part of Christian nonprofit Music for Life, which provides thousands of impoverished children throughout Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda with education, leadership training and more.

Studies Uncover Drivers of Health Disparities and Opportunities to Enhance Equity

Longview News-Journal 10 Dec 2023
Researchers say using the metric to optimize treatment approaches for each patient could potentially lead to better outcomes, particularly among Black children ... Other studies suggest that low ACS10 scores are especially prevalent among Black children in Africa, where AML mortality rates are persistently high.

Closing the ‘holes’ in porous borders requires co-operation

Independent online (SA) 09 Dec 2023
This past week, local and global media outlets reported on South Africa’s Border Management Authority (BMA) intercepting buses transporting some 443 unaccompanied children at the Beitbridge crossing on the border with Zimbabwe ... It is the first time that trafficking of children has featured on this massive scale in South Africa.

Global leaders call for increased resources to provide 1 billion people with clean cooking solutions

Business Ghana 09 Dec 2023
Africa requires $4 billion in annual investment, to provide  250 million with clean cooking energy,  says the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Fatih Birol ... Adesina said, “Providing access to clean cooking is clearly doable in Africa.

Turkish film screened in South Africa to celebrate Türkiye-South Korea relations

Anadolu Agency 09 Dec 2023
The Daughter of War was screened Friday night at the Korean Cultural Center in South Africa to celebrate the friendship between Türkiye and South Korea ... The South Korean Ambassador to South Africa Chull Joo Park said the film is a reflection of hope amid the horror of war.

Mooncalves at Harvard Think They Understand Africa, by Jared Taylor

The Unz Review 09 Dec 2023
The last year whites ran South Africa, 92 percent of young children were in school ... Do the dopes who wrote this report have any idea how preposterous all this sounds to anyone who has ever set foot in Africa? “Matching third-party trust” is going to get children back to school? ...

3 in 4 People in Africa Cannot Afford a Healthy Diet, Says UN

Voa News 09 Dec 2023
Despite its wealth of natural resources, Africa is far from meeting its commitment to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition by 2025 ... Among those affected the most by the food crisis in Africa are children under age 5, 30% of whom are stunted because of malnutrition, the report said.

COP28: UAE announces $220m funding for protecting African youth’s health

Gulf News 09 Dec 2023
Working together with countries, governments, the UAE’s investment will help build a stronger and more climate-resilient health system [for] children in Africa, support access to essential care and ensure no communities are left behind ... 26 (2023) on Children’s Rights and the Environment with a Special Focus on Climate Change’.