Children

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 4th, 2013
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By Lawrence Nwobu I didn’t remember Nigeria’s unfortunate independence; yes I said unfortunate because it is obvious Nigeria would have been better off without independence; until a friend called me to say, “the so called fatherland is 53 years old today.” He went further to say “the useless father, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 17th, 2013
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A maid who abandoned her newborn in a deserted house in the UAE has been jailed for a year. Dibba Criminal Court handed down the sentence to the Ethiopian woman after finding her guilty of an illegal affair and endangering the life of her baby boy. She had left the child in an empty building [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 18th, 2012
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An Ethiopian maid, who allegedly asphyxiated her newborn by locking her in a bag, was charged with murder in the Court of First Instance on Monday. According to court records, she had become pregnant following an illicit relation with a Pakistani man. She killed the baby by locking her up for several...
By benim
In Mali
Jun 11th, 2011
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The probe opened after a children’s rights coalition filed a complaint against the home, where the children died in suspicious circumstances between August 2010 and February this year, a legal source said, identifying the home only as X. “We don’t want to accuse anyone but it is up ...
By benim
In Soccer
Jan 5th, 2011
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Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is allegedly facing pressure from the woman who had his baby to give her access to the child. The 25-year-old former Manchester United player stunned the world last summer when he announced he had become a father. That time he said his son would be raised under his ‘...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 29th, 2010
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Johannesburg – A baby boy estimated to be a few days old was found in a school bag in Batho near Bloemfontein, Free State police said on Tuesday. Constable Thabo Litabe said a woman sweeping her yard found the baby on Monday morning. “She did not see the person who had left the bag unatte...
By benim
In Parenting
Oct 30th, 2010
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My biggest fear in the weeks leading up to the birth of my first child wasn’t missing movies, or fifty hours of labor, or tearing horribly (that was my second biggest). All I kept thinking about, with the kind of dread I used to feel for math finals, was the loss of daily sleep to […]...