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ECOWAS signs strategic framework to protect children from violence

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Thursday adopted a Strategic Framework for Strengthening National Child Protection Systems to prevent and respond to violence, abuse and exploitation against children in West Africa.

No safe water for 57million Nigerians – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said about 57 million Nigerians lack access to safe water supply, and more than half of these people live in the rural community.

UNICEF partners media on improved access to water, sanitation

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday called for collaboration between media and government to ensure improved access to water and sanitation by the populace.

103,742 Nigerian children lost annually to low uptake of exclusive breastfeeding

The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) says 103,742 children die annually in Nigeria due to lack of exclusive breastfeeding.

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Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) | Reuters

Congo Brazzaville joins OPEC

The Ministry of Hydrocarbons for the Republic of the Congo has announced that the country has become the fifteenth member of the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov posing with Mo Salah, one of the most popular football players in the world

Report: Mo Salah considering quitting Egypt team over Ramzan Kadyrov row

The Liverpool forward, who was forced to miss the opening game defeat against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg as a result of the shoulder injury sustained during the Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid last month, has been pictured alongside Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of the Chechen Republic, since arriving at Egypt's base in Grozny.
Harry Kane of England

Gareth Southgate: Harry Kane best No 9 at World Cup

Kane is now top scorer at the World Cup following his treble, which included two penalties, adding to the two he scored in the 2-1 victory against Tunisia on Monday.
Diego Maradona wants to have a word with the under-performing Argentina star | Reuters

Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players

Diego Maradona has requested a meeting with Argentina's players in an attempt to inspire the struggling squad ahead of their crucial final World Cup group game against Nigeria.
Morocco's coach Herve Renard speaks during a press conference at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 24, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. Patrick HERTZOG | AFP

Morocco coach bemoans ‘total injustice’ ahead of Spain clash

Morocco coach Herve Renard Sunday said his team had been victim to a "total injustice" in becoming the first nation knocked out of the World Cup before their final Group B clash with Spain.