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Former U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a blunt-spoken Egyptian who led the world body through global turmoil, died on Tuesday. He was 93.
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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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Despite claims by authorities that US$70,000 was sunk into a radio station during the Ebola crisis response, the broadcaster is still off the air and the building abandoned.
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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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For the past two months the International Research and Exchanges Board has been monitoring Liberian media on Ebola accountability reporting. The results were disappointing.
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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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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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