Climate change threatens food security in Africa

Climate change threatens food security in Africa »

10 Jun, 2013
News

THE Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Progress Report for 2013 has revealed that climate-related shocks manifested by extreme weather conditions have destroyed livelihoods and exacerbated Africa’s food insecurity.  

Child labour: A risk to child development

Child labour: A risk to child development »

5 Apr, 2013
Features

ONE of the most pervasive fundamental human rights violated in Zambia is child labour though most people express the ignorance of it. If not controlled, it can completes hinder the development of a child leaving them with no hope of making it in life. Child labour is work that is mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful to children; and interferes with their schooling. In other words, child labour is work that denies children the opportunity to go to school.