child deaths

 
MDGs: Child and maternal health needs critical care
MDGs: Child and maternal health needs critical care
Millennium Development Goals are unlikely to be met, despite increased efforts to improve child and maternal health, according to a report...
How corporal punishment's legality aggravates child abuse
How corporal punishment's legality aggravates child abuse
On a daily basis, newspapers across the country tell story after story of the horrors perpetrated against children: from a seven-week-old baby...
Diepsloot faces new child murder shock
Diepsloot faces new child murder shock
A case of murder is being investigated after a baby who was left alone for the night in a shack was found dead and mutilated by rats, Gauteng...
Charges withdrawn against four of five accused in Diepsloot toddler killings
Charges withdrawn against four of five accused in Diepsloot toddler killings
Charges against four of five men accused of kidnapping, raping and killing two toddlers in Diepsloot were withdrawn in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Friday....
Diepsloot toddler saga: Protesters take to magistrate's court
Diepsloot toddler saga: Protesters take to magistrate's court
Supporters of Mamphela Ramphele's Agang SA were among the protesters at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Thursday where five men were to...
Manhunt on for Diepsloot toddler killer
Manhunt on for Diepsloot toddler killer
Police are searching for a man believed to be behind the killing of children in Diepsloot.
The fear and fury of the mothers of Diepsloot
The fear and fury of the mothers of Diepsloot
Mirriam* and Julia* are huddled in the shade of a closed spaza shop. Julia’s three-year-old daughter is strapped to her back. Down...
ANC condemns Diepsloot toddler killings
ANC condemns Diepsloot toddler killings
ANC Gauteng spokesperson Dumisa Ntuli on Tuesday condemned the killing of two toddlers in Diepsloot's extension...
Cotlands resurrected as a haven of hope and learning
Cotlands resurrected as a haven of hope and learning
Every Sunday, the elongated ebony cars brought the heavy smell of death with them. It arrived long before they reached the hospice. People who...
Sub-Saharan Africa ranks lowest for mothers
Sub-Saharan Africa ranks lowest for mothers
A baby in sub-Saharan Africa is seven times more likely to die on its first day of life than anywhere else in the world, according to the latest
SA failing to reduce child deaths
SA failing to reduce child deaths
Child mortality in South Africa is worse now than it was in 1990. The years 2003 and 2004 saw the highest rates in the past 20 years with more than...

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