Co-parenting sites offer a useful service by connecting people who want to raise children together. But not everyone is in favor of such websites. Many religious conservatives, for example, believe such sites are damaging to the traditional family.
Authorities are attempting to counter the Boko Haram insurgency by offering an allowance to parents who send their children to school. It comes amid reports some familes are 'donating' their daughters to the insurgency.
Following the August 8 presidential election in Kenya, one child was shot dead by a stray bullet while playing on the balcony of her home in Mathare. In Kisumu a baby is in intensive care.
Politicians are considering giving physicians more leeway in sharing information about possible child abuse cases. The move might compromise rules of confidentiality - but it could also save lives.
A six-month old girl was choked with tear gas and then beaten by police in Kenya, her parents allege. She was one of the victims of a bloody crackdown on post-election protests.
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