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Thousands of children displaced by Kasai violence

An estimated 850,000 children have been forced to flee fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai provinces, the UN's children's agency Unicef says. This makes it one of the world's "largest displacement crises" for children, it…

Ghana’s schools lack toilets – UNICEF

Schools in Ghana have been hit by a shortage of toilets and pit latrines which could affect the learning process of pupils, and a possible outbreak of disease. Only 2 out of 5 schools in Ghana have toilets or pit latrines and running water.…

UNICEF contractors detained in South Sudan

The U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Tuesday three South Sudanese working for its contractor were detained last week, as aid workers are increasingly targeted in the four-year civil war. Tim Irwin, UNICEF's chief communications officer…

Missing Ghanaian Unicef director confirmed dead

UNICEF has confirmed that it's Ghanaian director Charlotte Nikoi who went missing months ago in South Africa is dead. Unicef in a statement said the decomposed body of a woman discovered on Table Mountain in Cape Town was that of Nikoi. It…

Over 800 people killed by Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria

Nigerian officials have said that the current meningitis outbreak in the West Africa nation has claimed 813 lives. According to the health minister of Nigeria, Isaac Adewole the government of Nigeria is doing all it can to contain the…

Hope of finding missing Ghanaian Unicef director fades

Police in Cape Town in South Africa have announced that the search for the Ghanaian United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) associate director who went missing more than a month ago has not been promising. They have said that there are no…