Measles: Millions of children worldwide missed first vaccine, says UN
Millions of children in high- and low-income countries have missed the first dose of the measles vaccine since 2010, according to UNICEF. It said the numbers of children missing the second dose were "even more alarming."
Improving quality of primary education in Nigeria
The United Nations says families in Nigeria spend approximately 20 percent of GDP per capita on preschool-related expenditures annually. Euphrates Efose, Chief of Education at UNICEF Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss evaluate this data and look at strategies for improving the quality of primary Education in Nigeria.
Conflict leaves over 200,000 children malnourished in Congo's Kasai region - UNICEF
Susan and her daughter, Rosette escaped conflict in Congo's Kasai region to find shelter in Kikwit in the country's southwest, but like thousands of other displaced civilians Susan struggled to find food for her daughter to eat.
UNICEF: World 'has continued to fail' children in conflict zones
Children were not adequately protected from conflicts in 2018, according to UNICEF. The children's fund said thousands of boys and girls were directly victims of war violence this year.
Nigerian army lifts ban of UNICEF after spy accusations
Nigeria's army has revoked a ban on UNICEF after claiming it had held workshops to train spies for Boko Haram. The group's Islamist insurgency has killed more than 27,000 people since 2009 and left 1.8 million homeless.
Tackling Nigeria’s water sanitation crisis
Only 97 million people have access to improved sanitation in Nigeria. This is according to Zaid Jurji, Chief, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Section of UNICEF, Nigeria. He joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to discuss solutions to Nigeria’s water sanitation crisis.
Children particularly affected by Congo Ebola outbreak - UNICEF
Children represent an unusually high proportion of people affected by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the UN children's agency, UNICEF has said.
Group Protest over UNICEF's report accusing Nigerian Military of rape in IDP Camps
The Coalition for Peace in Nigeria has described the recent report released by UNICEF, accusing Nigerian troops of raping 20 girls in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno State, as false and malicious.