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On the shelf: How Beautiful We Were

Emporia Gazette 08 May 2021
“How Beautiful We Were,” By Imbolo Mbue. Random House, N.Y., 2021. $28 ... If they did, It wasn’t apparent in their countenance ... But Mbue, a native of Cameroon, now living in New York, does not give her readers an ending without hope. The stories of Kosawa and its people live on in the stories that the Children, now elders, can tell the children ... .

Neighbor Spotlight: Soccer Source owner teams with Open Field to outfit needy kids from Pittsburgh ...

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 06 May 2021
But when a chance came up to help players in the Central African nation of Cameroon who are in dire need of even the most basic equipment to play the sport, “it really struck a nerve with me,” he said ... “The kids played soccer every day in the village where I was living,” Forzano said.

ECW announces us$1 million grant to ensure access to education for newly arrived refugees in Cameroon

Reliefweb 05 May 2021
Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced today a US$1 million grant to ensure refugee children and youth arriving from the Central African Republic receive access to quality learning in Cameroon ...The Government of Cameroon is stepping up efforts to bring these refugee girls and boys into the national education system.

Cameroon Anglophone Separatists Stage Attack, Release Disturbing Video

Voa News 01 May 2021
Awa Fonka Augustine, the governor of the French-speaking West region of Cameroon, where Galim is located, said fighters attacked a military camp in the vicinity Friday ... The conflict has cost more than 3,000 lives and forced 550,000 people to flee to French-speaking regions of Cameroon or into neighboring Nigeria, according to the United Nations.

Cameroon relaunches express train five years after deadly accident

Ghana Web 01 May 2021
Almost five years have passed since the Eséka railway accident in Cameroon that took 79 lives and left around 600 people injured, Thursday saw this same previously suspended express train between Douala and Yaoundé back on the rails via a safety test run overseen by transport authorities.

Africa’s LGBTQ communities need more protection and support

Ghana Web 30 Apr 2021
In Cameroon, security forces have arbitrarily arrested, beaten, or threatened at least 24 people for alleged consensual same-sex conduct or gender nonconformity since February 2021 ... LGBTQ people, especially HIV-positive men, struggle to access adequate healthcare in, among others, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Egypt, Cameroon and Uganda.

Black African lives should matter too

The Spectator 20 Apr 2021
Support for Black Lives Matter is meaningless if the wealthy white world averts its eyes from the suffering of persecuted black Africans like those in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions, and indeed, across the continent.Support for Black Lives Matter is meaningless if the wealthy ...

Global campaign boosts COVID-19 prevention among refugees

UNHCR 18 Apr 2021
Refugees and internally displaced people are at particular risk during COVID-19 because they often have limited access to water, sanitation systems and health facilities, with multi-generational families living side-by-side in crowded shelters, settlements and camps.

Recipe: Sugared and spiced, this creamy porridge comforts

The Salt Lake Tribune 16 Apr 2021
The dish is just one of many contributions to West African cuisine from the Hausa people, who live in what is now northern Nigeria, Cameroon, southern Niger and elsewhere across the region ... in what is now northern Nigeria, Cameroon, southern Niger and elsewhere across the region.

156 CAR refugees return from Cameroon: UN

Anadolu Agency 15 Apr 2021
The group of returnees include 101 children who had been living in neighboring Cameroon, “some since 2014.” When their journey to their homeland was interrupted, they temporarily stayed in the transit center of Beloko at the Beloko border crossing with Cameroon, where a baby was born, according to the UNHCR’s office.

Trade Picks Up on Cameroon-Nigeria Border, Despite Boko Haram

Beijing News 13 Apr 2021
AMCHIDE, CAMEROON - Officials in Cameroon and Nigeria say economic activity has gradually resumed along their border, despite the continued presence of the terrorist group Boko Haram ... The United Nations reports that Boko Haram violence has cost the lives of at least 30,000 people and displaced about 2 million in Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad.

Sub-Saharan Africa: The devastating impact of conflicts compounded by COVID-19

Capital Ethiopia 11 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.

African Troops Free Dozens of Boko Haram Victims

Voa News 10 Apr 2021
About 60 former fighters and civilians rescued from Boko Haram by Nigerian, Chadian and Cameroonian troops have been rushed to a disarmament, demobilization and reintegration center in northern Cameroon ... Surdarma said she was abducted from the Cameroon border village of Amchide in July 2014 and taken to Nigeria's Borno state.

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.