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Child labour robbing millions of health, education and growth- UNICEF

The United Nations International Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on the attention to the millions of children around the world who are engaged in some form of hazardous or exploitative work, usually at the expense of their health and education, and overall wellbeing and development. According to UNICEF, millions of children work to support their…
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SADA never import maize seeds from Brazil- Edem

The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) has denied importing tones of maize seed from Brazil. SADA stated categorically that per its mandate, the Authority at no point in time imported maize seeds from South Africa and Brazil as purported by sections of the media. This Follows a front page report on the Wednesday, June 5,…
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African Political Leadership Running Scared of the ICC

African political leaders are a ‘special breed.’  I ruefully accord them that ignoble label because they are corrupt, inept and averse to good governance.  Collectively responsible for the continent’s intractable problems of poverty, economic stagnation and human rights abuses, they are quick to pounce on anyone who dares to question their competence and judgment.  …
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Food insecurity threatens 3 northern regions

More than 680,000 people in the three northern regions are still considered as severely or moderately food insecure. The number represents 16.08 per cent of the 4,228,116 of the population of the three northern regions. This means they are unable to access nutritious food which is enough for their needs. This may be because food…
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