The Day of the African Child has been celebrated on June 16 every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the Organisation of African Unity, now the African Union.
Artist Wangechi Mutu will be presented with the Rees Humanitarian Award at the inaugural Amref Health Africa ArtBall on June 8.
A cholera outbreak in Mandera County, Kenya has already claimed 10 lives and at least 721 people are suspected to have been infected since the first case was reported on April 13.
Leading up to our inaugural ArtBall on June 8, we have launched our online art auction featuring work from over 30 of Africa's best contemporary artists.
Today is the launch of #SaveMothersDay, our latest campaign in the fight against maternal mortality.