The ACERWC opened its 29th Ordinary Session on 02nd May, 2017, in Maseru, The Kingdom of Lesotho.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Her Majesty the Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso, recognised the particular significance of this session as timely and appropriate for Lesotho as the country seeks to host the Secretariat of the Committee.
By Tare Youdeowei LAGOS—African Child Foundation International, a non government organisation, is set to honour credible Africans, institutions and companies for novelty, as it hosts African Child Prize, ACP.
By Tare Youdeowei Lagos—The African Child Foundation, hosts of African Child Prize and the Nigerian Role Model Awards, has concluded plans to nominate Olusegun Obasanjo for the Nobel Peace Prize, as it commended the former president for his outstanding role in peace building in Nigeria and Africa.
Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/03/ngo-nominate-obasanjo-nobel-peace-prize/
Court Upholds Right of Nigerian Children to Free Primary Education
Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja presided by Justice John Tsoho has declared that every Nigerian child has the constitutional right to free and compulsory primary education and free junior secondary education. The judge also held that the federal and state governments have constitutional duties to provide adequate fund for it
The Africa’s Agenda for Children 2040 emanates from the conclusions of the High Level Conference to assess the status of the rights of children in Africa 25 years after the adoption of the Charter, that was held in Addis Ababa, from 20-21 November 2015, as part of the Commemoration activities of the 25th Anniversary of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.
The Parliament of the Republic of Malawi, on 15 February 2017, passed an amendment to the Constitution of Malawi to provide for a child to be anyone below the age of 18 years. With this move, all the provisions on the age of a child in Malawian law have been harmonized.
The African Union AU session on the rights of the African Child, African Child Foundation profer psycho Social approach to child developmental process of confidence building as a panacea for child rights violation reporting, this position was well applauded and Prince Donald Onos of the African Child Foundation was asked to submit a proposal on the implementation at all levels amongst members States.
Members and volunteers of the African Child Foundation yesterday paid a humanitarian visit to the sapele remand home. The members were led on the visit by the country director of the foundation Mr Donald Onosakponome. During the visit, food items, school bags and books , and toiletries were donated to inmates. The director and some members who spoke during the visit advised the inmates not to despair but to be of good conduct to the society.