Category: World News

Boko Haram Releases Wife Of Cameroonian Deputy Prime Minister, 10 Chinese Workers

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Boko Haram militants have released the wife of Cameroonian Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali, ten Chinese workers and district heads kidnapped a few months ago. The kidnap victims were released today after intense tripartite negotiations involving Cameroon, Chinese interests, and

Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize

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Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights campaigner, have jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize. At the age of just 17, Malala is the youngest ever recipient of the prize. The teenager was shot

Nigeria Has Successfully Contained Ebola, US Hopes To Learn From Their Response

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Africa’s most populous country has reason to celebrate. According to Nigeria’s health ministry, the West African country has officially claimed control over the Ebola outbreak ravaging nearby nations, USA Today reported. No new cases of the virus have been reported

18 Years After Government School Was Created: Pupils Still Study Under Trees

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On the campus of Government Primary School, (G.S) Amtchali, in northern Cameroon, Abdul Aziz, aged 12, is saddened that classes have stopped for the day as a result of a heavy downpour of rain that morning. It is Monday, September 29,

Nigeria threatens South Africa over ‘frozen’ weapons deal

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Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria on Wednesday accused South Africa of blocking a legal arms purchase and threatened retaliation against major South African companies, including telecom giant MTN, if the spat is not resolved. A top official in the office of

Polio Outbreak Affects Refugee Children from Nigeria

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Three cases of poliomyelitis have been identified among refugee children in Mora despite efforts by government to eradicate the virus in the country, a Red Cross official, Michel Koumey said Friday October 08. The polio outbreak among the refugees comes

Displaced, Refugee Children, Enduring Unspeakable Suffering in Northern Cameroon

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Andrea Ousmane, aged 9, is busy boiling unpeeled beans in a dish on a makeshift hearth in the middle of a millet farm. He looked frail and famished while his filthy attire betrayed his rear end. As he battled with

Woman Gives Birth to Lizard, Is Accused of Witchcraft

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An angry lynch mob (yes, really) is after a 31-year-old Indonesian woman who gave birth to a gecko after an 8-month pregnancy, India Today reported. The group believes she practiced witchcraft after a midwife delivered a lizard in the remote

Boko Haram video shows Abubakar Shekau alive

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A video has been released showing the purported leader of Nigeria’s Islamist group Boko Haram dismissing the military’s allegations that he is dead. In the video, Abubakar Shekau says his fighters shot down an air force jet that went missing

Boko Haram Trained Kids Force Population to Flee Border Villages

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Mora, Cameroon, September 29, 2014: Threats from children, aged between 7 and 11 years, hired and trained by the Islamic Militant group, Boko Haram have sent thousands fleeing from Amchide, Kerawa and Banki, all villages bordering Cameroon and Nigeria, a