Prevalence of mental illnesses is on the rise in younger children, this according to Kimberley-based child and adolescent psychiatrist, Dr Keith Kirimi.
The body of the oldest sister of three children who were found hanged in their home in Wyebank at Pinetown west of Durban, has also been found.
Every region in the world, except the Americas, is experiencing an increase in the number of cases of measles, a vaccine-preventable disease that can kill or disable children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
The United Nations Secretary General is disheartened at the increasing level of grave violations committed against children; as documented in his 2018 Annual Report on Children and Armed Conflict.
Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, police said Monday.