Africa Mozambique Southern Africa World 

Islamist militants in Mozambique behead children

– – Islamist militants in Mozambique are reportedly beheading children in the northern province of Cabo Delgado. Aid agency Save the Children which made the revelation in a report saying some of the children are as young as 11. Save the Children released the report after engaging displaced families who reported gruesome scenes. More than 2,500 people have been killed and 700,000 have fled their homes since an Islamist insurgency began in 2017. One mother told the aid agency that she witnessed the murder of her 12-year-old son whilst hiding with her…

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Africa West Africa World 

Sierra Leone: Vickie Remoe is Girl Ambassador for Save the Children

– – Save the Children Sierra Leone launches National Girls Week 2020 by introducing Girl Ambassador, Vickie Remoe, Girls advocate, entrepreneur, TV host, and multimedia storyteller. Vickie has made it her life’s work to use her platform to raise awareness on issues affecting girls and women with the goal of igniting social change.  Seeing Sierra Leone as the “next frontier”, Vickie believes that women and girls have a critical role to play in nation-building and feels that the country needs to be ready “to  take on opportunities that the world is going…

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