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19 November 2019

So.Africa: Authorities uncover illegally-run factory using child labour and forced labour

Author: Naledi Shange, Sunday Times (South Africa)

‘Joburg factory bust for employing children and illegal immigrants under 'horrific' conditions’ 16 November 2019...

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19 November 2019

Zimbabwe: Allegations of child labor practices emerge in Chiredzi’s sugarcane plantations

Author: Nyasha Chingono, The Guardian (UK)

‘$1 a week: the bitter poverty of child sugarcane workers in Zimbabwe’ 19 November 2019...

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6 November 2019

Malawi: Customs and Border Protection issues withhold release order on tobacco from Malawi on allegations of forced labor

Author: Geneva Sands, CNN

'US suspends tobacco imports from Malawi over forced child labor allegations' 1 November 2019...

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6 November 2019

Malawi: Tobacco giant disputes allegations of using forced child labour

Author: Deutsche Welle (Germany)

‘Tobacco company rebukes Malawi child labor claims’...

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30 July 2019

UN adopts resolution declaring 2021 as the Intl. Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

Author: Times of Oman

"UN declares 2021 'International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour'" 28 July 2019 ...

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24 July 2019

Sierra Leone: Child labour still on the rise despite a number of international and domestic laws in place

Author: Emmanuel A.M. Sam, Sierra Leone Telegraph

‘Child labour on the increase in Sierra Leone – weak and unimplemented laws’ 23 July 2019...

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16 July 2019

Africa: Chocolate companies have failed to deliver on promises to eradicate child labour in the cocoa industry throughout West Africa

Author: Katherine Martinko, TreeHuger

‘Child labor is still a huge problem in cocoa industry’ 10 July 2019...

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24 June 2019

African countries need an integrated approach to end child labour incl. in plantations, says activist

Author: Muhammad Al-Amin, Deutsche Welle (Germany)

‘A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough’...

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17 June 2019

Ghana: Research says increase in cocoa prices could help end child labour

Author: CGTN Africa, (Africa)

‘Study suggests higher cocoa prices could end child labor in Ghana’ 6 June 2019...

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13 May 2019

Nigeria: ILO says least at 43% of the children population trapped in child labour, including in private businesses

Author: Anadolu Agency, Daily Sabah (Turkey)

‘Almost half of Nigerian children trapped in forced labor, Int'l Labor Org. says’ 3 May 2019...

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