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By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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New report: Boko Haram has murdered 5000 Catholics, displaced 100K

Over 5,000 Catholics in one diocese have been killed by Boko Haram militants, with an additional 100,000 Catholics forced out of their homes due to Boko Haram violence in the area, says a new report titled: Situation More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Nigerian military report the rescue of nearly 300 women, girls from Boko Haram

Two hundred girls and 93 women have been rescued from Nigeria’s Sambisa Forest, according to a new report. They were kidnapped by Boko Haram, the Islamic terrorist group that is striving to establish a caliphate More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Boko Haram threatens region in video, attacks Niger, Cameroon

Abubakar Shekau in new YouTube video, threatening the region photo/ screenshot Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau vowed in a new video released on Monday that the group would defeat a regional force fighting the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Boko Haram violates ceasefire with government, raids three villages murdering citizens

Justa fter news broke that Boko Haram and government officials had agreed on a ceasefire and the release of kidnapped school girls, the militant Muslims shot and murdered citizens in three northern villages. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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Boko Haram overtakes, seizes Nigerian police academy

The Islamic militant group Boko Haram seized a Nigeria police academy located in Gwoza as their violence spreads across the African nation. “Several hundred” terrorists stormed the Liman Kara police More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Boko Haram attacks more churches, linked to murders in Cameroon

Boko Haram militants have attacked five more churches in northern Nigeria and is linked to the murders in Cameroon which left 25 dead, including a Christian pastor.   Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Cameroon: Officials report six cases of monkeypox in chimpanzees

At least six chimpanzees in an enclosed sanctuary have reportedly tested positive for monkeypox, according to a recent update with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).  Of the six affected chimps, More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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WHO committee: Polio spread an ‘extraordinary event’ and a public health risk to other States

World Health Organization Director, Dr. Margaret Chan, upon the advice from an Emergency Committee of independent experts, declared recent international spread of wild poliovirus a “public health emergency of More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Nigeria: Kidnapped girls sold into marriage Boko Haram Islamic terrorists

More than 200 kidnapped Nigerian girls and women have been reportedly sold into marriage with their Boko Haram abductors for $12. Image/CIA Halite Aliyu, of the Borno-Yobe People’s Forum, told the Associated Press More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Cameroon polio cases up to four, Kenya declares polio a public health emergency

The West Central African country of Cameroon has reported two new wild poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) cases during the past week, bringing the total number of cases to four, according to the latest data from the Global Polio More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 15th, 2013
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Pakistan polio total this year tops 2012 number, Cameroon reports a second case of polio

There are currently three polio endemic countries left on the planet–Pakistan, Nigeria and Afghanistan. However, in 2013, only Pakistan has reported an increase in polio cases from the previous year, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 24th, 2013
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Cameroon reports first polio case since 2009, up to 22 suspected cases in Syria

Today is World Polio Day 2013 and as the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) said, “in 2013, there are reasons both for celebration and concern.” Image/CIA They note that wild poliovirus (WPV) More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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Eric Ohena Lembembe, gay activist, found dead in Cameroon home ‘burned with iron’

Eric Ohena Lembembe, a prominent gay activist in Cameroon for the rights was found dead in his apartment in the capital of Yaoundé, soon after he wrote about attacks in the country on organizations that support More...


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