Cameroon

By IAfrica
In #BringBackOurGirls
May 20th, 2014
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Kidnappings are a fact of life in Nigeria. It is a rare day that passes without a kidnapping. According to one database, there were 3,608 kidnappings in 2013 alone, and 2,285 in the first four months of 2014. It is an epidemic. But it’s also a business. Kidnap victims rarely die – that would defeat [...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 5th, 2014
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By Jacob Zenn After four years of incessant Boko Haram violence in northern Nigeria and an estimated 8,000 deaths, Nigerians are now protesting what they see as an ineffectual government response to the insurgency. International media is now also paying greater attention to the growing humanitarian c...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Apr 21st, 2014
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It’s time to move past overly simplistic arguments surrounding Catholics and condoms, and make an effort to understand the real and very complex contributions of faith-based health providers across Africa. For many years, analysts of international development and public health were “religion-blind.” ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2014
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By MISNA Jean-Emmanuel Ndjaraoua, a legislator of the transitional government of the Central African Republic (CAR), was assassinated yesterday by unidentified gunmen in central Bangui, just hours after he denounced an ongoing spiral of violence against Muslims. Confirmation arrived from the Central ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 19th, 2013
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Oakland (CA): The embattled Herakles Farms palm oil plantation project in Cameroon appears to have now gone off the rails. Recent news of CEO Bruce Wrobel’s early retirement from parent company Sithe Global, plus charges of corruption filed in the US by Cameroonian NGOs and the virtual disappea...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 16th, 2013
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By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2013
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Fear and hunger threaten to overwhelm one of Africa’s most tragic countries FRANÇOISE KORAKO describes how uniformed fighters of Séléka crushed her husband’s head with rifle butts. His limp body was left bleeding outside her home in Dekoa, a farming village 260 kilometres (162 miles) north of Bangui,...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 19th, 2013
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The Nigerian army says Abubakar Shekau, leader of Islamist group Boko Haram, may have died from a gunshot wound. The Nigerian army says Abubakar Shekau, leader of Islamist group Boko Haram, may have died from a gunshot wound. 7:27pm UK, Monday 19 August 2013 Shekau was listed as Nigeria’s ̵...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 19th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, August 18, 2013 … as he “fights” Pentecostal Churches and throws himself up for a long battle? Is his example worth emulating in Ghana and other countries where the so-called “spiritual” churches are brazenly stepping on toes, big or small? The news report is that th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Aug 16th, 2013
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Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered the closure of nearly 100 Christian churches in key cities. Yaounde, Cameroon (CNN) — Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered the closure of nearly 100 Christian churches in key cities, citing criminal practices organized by Pentecostal ...