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Thursday Aug 21 | BBC News

Shots fired at Liberia Ebola protest

Police in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, have fired live rounds and tear gas during protests after a quarantine was imposed to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Cameroon,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Area woman aims to spread word about son-in-law missing in West Africa

Annette Myers of Cape Carteret works from the East Coast to help her daughter on the West Coast spread the word about a family member missing in another country.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Cameroon, Chelan, WA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

News12.com

Family of pilot Bill Fitzpatrick fears foul play after disappearance in Africa

A former Bronx man has been missing for almost two months after he took off on a plane from Nigeria heading toward Cameroon, and his family fears foul play.

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Related Topix: World News, Cameroon, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft

In-depth Africa

Louis Berger to Oversee Yaounde-Douala Highway Segment Construction in Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, August 14, 2014/African Press Organization / Louis Berger , a $1 billion global professional services corporation, has recently signed a five-year project management contract financed by local funds for the construction of the first segment of the Yaound-Douala highway in Cameroon.

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Related Topix: World News, Cameroon,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Voice of America

Cameroon Fears Ebola Spread from Nigeria

In this Aug. 6, 2014 photo, a Nigerian port health official uses a thermometer on a worker at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Cameroon, Liberia, Africa, Sierra Leone, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Mon Aug 11, 2014

CRTV

Ebola outbreak: Government on the offensive

Following the false alarm perpetrated by some unscrupulous persons through text messages on cell phones indicating that a case has been diagnosed in Douala, the government has not only assured the population but is calling on all to mobilize in case of an eventuality.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Cameroon

AllAfrica.com

Africa: U.S-Africa Summit - 37 Billion Dollars to Boost Trade

President Paul Biya and the impressive government and business delegation which accompanied him last week to the U S/Africa Summit in Washington, DC returned home in an awesome mood.

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Related Topix: Paul Biya, World News, Africa, Cameroon, Agriculture, Science

Fri Aug 08, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: Befitting Medical School Building Inaugurated At University of Douala

The Faculty of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Douala can now boast of a well-constructed three-storey administrative block situated at the Logbessou neighbourhood in the Douala V municipality.

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Related Topix: World News, Cameroon

Wed Aug 06, 2014

IRIN

Cholera surges in Cameroon

YAOUNDE, 6 August 2014 - Rains and insecurity caused by Nigerian Islamist militants are aggravating a cholera outbreak in northern Cameroon which has killed at least 75 people and infected some 1,400 others since April.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Cameroon,

Tue Aug 05, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Entrepreneurs Turning to Crowdfunding

The banks wouldn't give him a loan, so Cameroonian Georges Badjangs approached a crowdfunding platform.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, World News, Cameroon, Small Business, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 04, 2014

In-depth Africa

Software piracy in Africa: Three companies found guilty by a court of ...

Software piracy in Africa: Three companies found guilty by a court of law for reproducing and/or using the Sage brand or Sage software illegally PARIS, France, August 4, 2014/African Press Organization / Sage , a leading global vendor of business management software, announces that it has won three court cases against pirate companies in Maghreb ... (more)

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Related Topix: France, World News, Cameroon

Fri Aug 01, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: Road Safety Campaign - Students Join Crusade

Road accidents have claimed many lives around the country, particularly along express roads linking Douala, Yaounde, Bafoussam, and other towns inflicting untold losses, miseries and sufferings on victims, their families and the national economy.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Cameroon,

AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: When Banknotes Are Poorly Handled

The quality of some banknotes especially FCFA 500, FCFA 1,000 and FCFA 2,000 have deteriorated to an extent that they are rejected by both buyers and sellers.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Cameroon

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BioMed Central

Water sources as reservoirs of Vibrio cholerae O1 and non-O1 strains...

Cholera has been endemic in Douala since 1971. Most outbreaks start from Bepanda, an overcrowded neighbourhood with poor hygiene and sanitary conditions.

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Related Topix: Cholera, Health, World News, Cameroon

Mon Jul 28, 2014

African Affairs

"Magic body" and "cursed sex": Chinese sex workers as "bitch-witches" in Cameroon

The author would like to acknowledge a fellowship received from the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam from January to June 2012.

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