Thursday Aug 21
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Africa: Entrepreneurs Turning to Crowdfunding
The banks wouldn't give him a loan, so Cameroonian Georges Badjangs approached a crowdfunding platform.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
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)
Fri Aug 01, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
"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.