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The archbishop of Douala, Cameroon, took to the pulpit to denounce priests who compel donations from their congregations in order to live more comfortable lifestyles.
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English speakers are just 16 percent of Cameroon's population. But Anglophones, who often feel alienated, say watching the national football team in the World Cup awakens their pride and patriotism.
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President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has launched a renewed campaign vowing to protect families, communities, and the entire country against the plague of Ebola.
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Ten children have died as the result of rape between 2012-2013, and the justice system still finds it difficult to prosecute perpetrators, says award-winning journalist Evelyn T. Kpadeh.
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Religious leaders are now giving medical advice to the public to prevent further spreading of Ebola in Sierra Leone.
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Zambian girls report family pressure to stretch their labia minora for 'marital satisfaction.' It is taboo to discuss the practice, and even medical practitioners are reluctant to speak about it
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As Cameroon moves to end child labor, many young girls who used to work as nannies now go to school. Lacking affordable childcare, working mothers must take their babies along to work.
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Nigeria ranks 35th worldwide in number of Facebook users and is the third-largest generator of tweets in Africa. Meanwhile, the Nigerian publishing industry struggles to find readers.
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A two-year investigation reveals Zambia's gay and lesbian community operating in total secrecy out of fear of imprisonment. And the community is getting support from Christian pastors.
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Thomas Ayuk is a Cameroonian journalist and humanitarian who celebrates people whose occupations are often not recognized in his society.
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