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Feature: Cameroonians eager for first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

Sina 08 Apr 2021
First in line for inoculations will be healthcare workers and those with chronic health conditions that put them at higher risk of severe COVID-19, according to Cameroon's Ministry of Public Health ... Cameroon will provide COVID-19 vaccines for free under its national vaccination plan and vaccination will not be mandatory, according to officials.
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The Next Pandemic? Online Tool Shows Top Viruses That Threaten To Spill Over To Humans

IFL Science 08 Apr 2021
Ranked at 13th is Coronavirus 229E (Bat strain), for instance, an alphacoronavirus that lives within bat populations of the Congo, Cameroon, Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Senegal, and Uganda ... It lives in forested areas that are being increasingly encroached on by humans through ...
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Africa’s Neglected Conflict and the Price Paid by Civilians

OWP 07 Apr 2021
On the coast of the Gulf of Guinea lies Cameroon, a country in Central Africa known for its geographical, cultural, and linguistic diversity ... Evidently, the conflict in Cameroon is overlooked by the international community at the cost of the homes, businesses, and lives of innocent Cameroonian civilians.
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Cameroon vows to enhance fight against human trafficking

Sina 07 Apr 2021
YAOUNDE, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Cameroon's Minister of Social Affairs ... According to the study, most of those trafficked are women, children and people living with disabilities.
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'Growing conflicts in Africa exacerbate COVID-19'

Anadolu Agency 07 Apr 2021
Conflicts between states and armed groups are either continuing or even escalating in most parts of Sub-Sahara Africa and the situation has made the COVID-19 onslaught even worse, a new report by Amnesty International revealed Wednesday ... It said ... They blighted many lives in Cameroon, the Central African Republic (CAR) and Chad ... .
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Amnesty International Report 2020/21: The state of the world's human rights [EN/AR/RU]

Reliefweb 07 Apr 2021
Across the region, the devastating impact of armed conflict in countries such as Ethiopia, Mozambique, Cameroon, and Nigeria, was compounded by the pandemic as a number of states weaponized it to crack down on human rights ... They blighted many lives in Cameroon, the Central African Republic (CAR) and Chad.
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Sub-Saharan Africa: The devastating impact of conflicts compounded by COVID-19

Reliefweb 07 Apr 2021
Across the region, the devastating impact of armed conflict in countries such as Ethiopia, Mozambique, Cameroon, and Nigeria, was compounded by the pandemic as a number of states weaponized it to crack down on human rights ... They blighted many lives in Cameroon, the Central African Republic (CAR) and Chad.
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Mozambique upheaval, new Oxfam sex abuse claims, and refugee islands: The Cheat Sheet

The New Humanitarian 02 Apr 2021
Médecins Sans Frontières calls Bhasan Char “a symptom of the wider deterioration in living conditions” for Rohingya refugees ... Maxwell Bone has talked with separatist leaders, government officials, representatives of civil society, and many civilians whose lives have been upended by the violence taking place in Cameroon’s anglophone regions.
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Cameroon: Is Franck Biya the president’s son and successor?

Indian Express 31 Mar 2021
In recent years, the debate over who will succeed Cameroon’s long-time president, Paul Biya, has become a point of political contention ... A group of businessmen, politicians and government allies has even formed The Frankistes Citizen Movement for the Peace and Unity of Cameroon ... “It will not be a problem in Cameroon,” Robert said.
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Sleeping on streets to being UFC heavyweight champion: The incredible story of Francis Ngannou

Indian Express 30 Mar 2021
During his journey from Cameroon to Morocco, Ngannou crossed borders illegally, lived in a bush and scrounged the trash to find food ... Living the dream ... Scrambler Sam Crook is currently in Cameroon giving his time and effort to the kids ... “A lot of children now in Cameroon, because of me, they have a dream.
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Francis Ngannou’s journey goes from the streets to UFC champ

Review Journal 29 Mar 2021
Francis Ngannou left a remote village in Cameroon and spent time living homeless in Paris before settling in Las Vegas, where he won the UFC heavyweight title Saturday ....
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UFC 260 Takeaways: Ngannou completes climb up heavyweight ranks in style

Toronto Sun 29 Mar 2021
Back in late 2015, he introduced himself oh-so-dramatically with a knockout of Luis Henrique ... He’s a refugee from Cameroon who lived on the streets of Paris ... 1 ... The video published by ESPN of fans in Ngannou’s hometown of Batiie, Cameroon, celebrating his win was thrilling, and the UFC has a unique opportunity to make inroads into the African market ... .
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A new mandate to break the chain of abduction and killings in Nigeria

OWP 29 Mar 2021
In his statement yesterday, he said ... As C-in-C I am backing them 100 percent.” ... Many Nigerians living in the Northeast and Northwest have fled their ancestral homes to the neighboring countries of Chad, Niger and Cameroon; now living in Internally Displayed People’s Camp (IDP camps) ... ....
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A New Way to Effectively Teach Cultural Competency by Having Fun While Showcasing Unique African Talents

Iosco County News Herald 29 Mar 2021
When her business started, they made live presentation but COVID put a damper on that, so everything is done online for now," said Maimoh ... Originally from Cameroon in Africa and now living in Michigan, she just released a new single called On Va Danser, which can be previewed on YouTube and available for sale on iTunes.
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Cameroon Prisoners Blame Overcrowding, Poor Hygiene for COVID Spread

Voa News 27 Mar 2021
Fabrice Vavemi Lena, coordinator of the nongovernmental group Prison Watch Cameroon, which works to improve living and health conditions for inmates, said that to reduce the spread of COVID among inmates, the government should release pretrial detainees who have been held for long periods with no evidence of wrongdoing.
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