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War against child labour waxes stronger in Cemeroon.

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The sight of children working in mining sites in the Bétaré Oya district of eastern Cameroon is growing common.

Statistics remains non existent but town hall estimates over a thousand children under age18 work tirelessly in these sites.

Moussa Damjouma, is a child gold panner . She said, “I come here to work because I need money to eat”



According to mining operator, Justin Mbrama, “there are many children in the mines. It is these children who help us to better search for gold. We also help them by giving them some money.”

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Poverty appears a compiling force, driving these children to the sites.

For her part, Djibrila Ousmane mining operator, the gold provides livelihood for the family.

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United Nations agency in charge of child protection, has been battling to protect these children.

Chief Child Protection at UNICEF, Barbara Jamar, called for joint efforts for maximum output.

“There are medical consequences, psychological, psychosocial on them . So we need all partners on board so that we can have a real response plan”

“Children must no longer go to gold mines, they must go to school and boys and girls is not! And even disabled children have the right to go to school, don’t they.”

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CAF Sidelines Nigerian Centre Referees for 2019 AFCON

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Out of the Twenty-seven centre referees penciled down for the 2019 African Cup of Nations, countries like Burundi, Mali, Zambia and Sudan are represented on the list, but no Nigerian referee was selected for the big occasions.

However, only one assistant referee from Nigeria named Baba Adel was listed among the twenty-nine assistant referees selected by the African Football Governing Body.

The competition will be held from 21 June to 19 July 2019, as per the decision of the CAF Executive Committee on 20 July 2017.

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Nigerian Govt Seeks U.S.$1 Billion Loan for Power Sector Again.

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Apart from the accumulation of 2.74 trillion Naira the Nigerian government under the watch of President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Umar Yaradua and Goodluck Jonathan have differently spent on the development of the Power sector, Federal government have commenced discussion with the World Bank with the hope of taking a $1 billion loan.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed made this disclosure at the press briefing marking the end of the 2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, IMF, in Washington DC, USA, yesterday.

Meanwhile, The Federal Government have allegedly spent another 900 billion Naira within the last four years through the ministry of Power and Steel, under the watch of Babatunde Fashola.

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