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Guinea’s Coup Leader Gets Top Military Rank amid Political Uncertainty, Growing Fears he May Hang onto Power

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The head of Guinea’s military junta, Col. Mamady Doumbouya, has been promoted to a five-star general, the highest rank in the army, by his fellow officers. The promotion, announced on…
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Israeli/Palestine War: Top US Diplomat Blinken Makes Case for Palestinian State, Sells Regional Integration in the Middle East

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 17, 2024, about the challenges and opportunities for peace and stability in the…
General Oligui Nguema has worked tirelessly to consolidate his grip on power and it is unclear if he will present himself as candidate at the next election (c) BBC

Gabon: General Oligui Woos Opposition Politicians, Grants Senior Military Officers Right to Polygamy in Moves to Consolidate Power

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In what is seen as an attempt to placate the military and consolidate his stay in power, Gabon’s ‘Transitional President”, General Brice Oligui Nguema has revised the country’s law to…
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Bamenda: US Ambassador Visits War-Ravaged Region, Calls for Dialogue on Root Causes of the Bloody Conflict

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The US Ambassador to Cameroon, Christopher J. Lamora visited Bamenda, one of the chief towns in the former UN Trust Territory of British Southern Cameroons, on Thursday January 25, 2024,…
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Guinea’s Coup Leader Gets Top Military Rank amid Political Uncertainty, Growing Fears he May Hang onto Power

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The head of Guinea’s military junta, Col. Mamady Doumbouya, has been promoted to a five-star general, the highest rank in the army, by his fellow officers. The promotion, announced on…
US Top Diplomat Anthony Blinken makes the case for a Palestinian state as palliative for peace in the Middle East (c) AP News

Israeli/Palestine War: Top US Diplomat Blinken Makes Case for Palestinian State, Sells Regional Integration in the Middle East

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 17, 2024, about the challenges and opportunities for peace and stability in the…
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Public Health: Global Cholera Cases on the Rise amid Vaccine Shortage, Climate Crisis

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With over 667,000 cases and 4,000 deaths as of December 15, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a warning that the number of cholera cases reported in 2023 has…
Nonagenarian Paul Biya still hangs onto power despite his physical weakness and total absence (C) DW

Circle of Scandals: How 2023 Revealed Cameroun as a State of Chaos, Land of No-Shame

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Cameroon-a Central African country with roughly 27 million people was the center of attraction in 2023 for all the wrong reasons. The country was rocked by a string of scandals…
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Cameroon: Garbage, Filth, and Stench Take Over the Capital- Yaounde

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Joan holds her nose in the air as she passes near a mountain of trash in front of the Yaounde Teaching Hospital. She tries not to gag as she passes…
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Middle East: WHO delivers Aid to Besieged Hospitals in Gaza as Humanitarian Situation Worsens

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has carried out high-risk missions to provide aid to hospitals in Gaza, where intense fighting, displacement, and hunger have created a humanitarian crisis. The WHO…
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Boomerang: German Cardinal Joins Cameroon, African Roman Catholic Bishops to Reject Pope Francis’ Edict on Blessings to Gay Couples

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The bishops of Cameroon have issued a declaration denouncing homosexuality and any form of blessing for “homosexual couples” as contrary to the Gospel, human dignity, and African values. The declaration,…
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Delusional: Cameroun’s Nonagenarian President Paul Biya Condemns Youth Emigration, Cites Celebrated Emigrant Francis Ngannou as Model

Cameroon’s long-serving Nonagenarian President Paul Biya has talked up the dangers of fleeing the country in search of “greener pasture” as he addressed Cameroonian youths on the occasion of the…
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Cameroon: How a Daughter’s Loss Inspired a Crusade against Cervical Cancer

Eveline Mayaah knows the pain of losing a loved one to cervical cancer. She lost her mother to the disease 10 years ago, after a late diagnosis and a lack…
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January 29, 2024

Gabon: General Oligui Woos Opposition Politicians, Grants Senior Military Officers Right to Polygamy in Moves to Consolidate Power

In what is seen as an attempt to placate the military and consolidate his stay in power, Gabon’s ‘Transitional President”, General Brice Oligui Nguema has revised the country’s law to…
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January 27, 2024

Bamenda: US Ambassador Visits War-Ravaged Region, Calls for Dialogue on Root Causes of the Bloody Conflict

The US Ambassador to Cameroon, Christopher J. Lamora visited Bamenda, one of the chief towns in the former UN Trust Territory of British Southern Cameroons, on Thursday January 25, 2024,…
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January 25, 2024

Guinea’s Coup Leader Gets Top Military Rank amid Political Uncertainty, Growing Fears he May Hang onto Power

The head of Guinea’s military junta, Col. Mamady Doumbouya, has been promoted to a five-star general, the highest rank in the army, by his fellow officers. The promotion, announced on…
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January 23, 2024

Israeli/Palestine War: Top US Diplomat Blinken Makes Case for Palestinian State, Sells Regional Integration in the Middle East

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 17, 2024, about the challenges and opportunities for peace and stability in the…
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Delusional: Cameroun’s Nonagenarian President Paul Biya Condemns Youth Emigration, Cites Celebrated Emigrant Francis Ngannou as Model

Cameroon’s long-serving Nonagenarian President Paul Biya has talked up the dangers of fleeing the country in search of “greener pasture” as he addressed Cameroonian youths on the occasion of the…
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January 29, 2024 in HEALTH, HOT, NEWS, WORLD

Cameroon: How a Daughter’s Loss Inspired a Crusade against Cervical Cancer

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January 29, 2024 in HEALTH, HOT, NEWS, WORLD

Cameroon: How a Daughter’s Loss Inspired a Crusade against Cervical Cancer

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January 29, 2024 in AFRICA, HOT, NEWS, POLITICS

Gabon: General Oligui Woos Opposition Politicians, Grants Senior Military Officers Right to Polygamy in Moves to Consolidate Power

In what is seen as an attempt to placate the military and consolidate his stay in power, Gabon’s ‘Transitional President”, General Brice Oligui Nguema has revised the country’s law to…
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Bamenda: US Ambassador Visits War-Ravaged Region, Calls for Dialogue on Root Causes of the Bloody Conflict

The US Ambassador to Cameroon, Christopher J. Lamora visited Bamenda, one of the chief towns in the former UN Trust Territory of British Southern Cameroons, on Thursday January 25, 2024,…
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Guinea’s Coup Leader Gets Top Military Rank amid Political Uncertainty, Growing Fears he May Hang onto Power

The head of Guinea’s military junta, Col. Mamady Doumbouya, has been promoted to a five-star general, the highest rank in the army, by his fellow officers. The promotion, announced on…
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Israeli/Palestine War: Top US Diplomat Blinken Makes Case for Palestinian State, Sells Regional Integration in the Middle East

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Public Health: Global Cholera Cases on the Rise amid Vaccine Shortage, Climate Crisis

With over 667,000 cases and 4,000 deaths as of December 15, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a warning that the number of cholera cases reported in 2023 has…
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