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18 Jul
Fine Art graduate Chidinma Ikegwuonu says she uses art to drive social change and raise awareness amongst children from disadvantaged communities around issues that affects them.
15 Jul
Kenyan mother Rebecca Adhiambo Kwanya needed no convincing to take part in a pilot programme for the world’s first vaccine. Her older son, four-year-old Betrun, had frequent bouts of malaria since birth, unlike her younger son, 18-month-old Bradley, who was vaccinated in the pilot program.
12 Jul
France: A father fights for his daughter
12 Jul
Federer joined 1996 Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek and former wheelchair player Esther Vergeer in helping children from the two Dutch ex player’s respective foundations.
20 Jun
To mark World Refugee Day, we head to Belgium, where several hundred unaccompanied minors are still waiting for a legal guardian. Under Belgian law, all foreign minors arriving into the country unaccompanied by an adult must be assigned a legal guardian in order to register with the authorities. But the country faces a shortage of these profiles and is trying to recruit more to address the shortfall. Our correspondents report.
18 Jun
US authorities determined COVID-19 vaccines should be given to children under 5, the only age group that is still ineligible for the jabs in the country.
10 Jun
Jimia Abdul Yusuf is dedicated to spreading awareness about cancer, especially for children’s issues. A foundation helps parents raise funds for treatment.
9 Jun
Gunmen attacked a Catholic church in Owo, Ondo State South-West Nigeria during mass on Sunday, killing at least 50 people including women and children. Here is what we know so far about the killings.
6 Jun
Police have been accused of failing to keep tabs on a racist killer during one of Germany's worst-ever far-right shootings. Police say they had to proceed cautiously.
29 May
Jimia Abdul Yusuf is dedicated to spreading awareness about cancer, especially for children’s issues. A foundation helps parents raise funds for treatment.
25 May
A teenager shot dead 19 children at an elementary school in the small city of Uvalde, officials said. US President Joe Biden called for stricter gun laws, asking when "are we going to stand up to the gun lobby?"
15 May
More than 4,000 children from Ukrainian orphanages and care homes have been evacuated to Poland to escape the war. Separated from their parents or abandoned, they're coming to terms with trauma.

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On August 24, Angolan political parties are looking at the tightest race they have ever run in an election. DW explains who's running, what the issues are and why the contest is so intense this time.
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Coal is seeing a bit of a revival in Germany, with out-of-service power plants being placed back online as gas supplies from Russia fall. But bringing coal-fired plants back online is easier said than done.
2 hours ago
As German cities heat up, the federal government has announced plans to increase the number of public drinking fountains to help ease the impact of the changing climate. The plan also has other environmental benefits.
2 hours ago
German consumers learned on Monday how much extra they will have to pay for gas in the winter months. Companies are currently not permitted to pass on their increased costs.
3 hours ago
Nigeria’s inflation rate has defied monetary tightening, hitting 19.64 percent in July, a level not seen in over one-and-a-half decades. This bombshell was dropped yesterday by the Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Prince Semiu Adeniran, when he released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for July 2022 in Abuja.
5 hours ago
Regulators in the UK are again the first in the world to provisionally approve a new COVID vaccine for use. The latest shot, from Moderna in the US, is supposed to offer protection against the Omicron variant as well.