West Africa Headlines

Cameroon: South West - Protective Measures Against Secessionists Threats

Allafrica.com - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:16
[Cameroon Tribune] Administrative, traditional and religious authorities are on their heels to discourage manifestations over the weekend.
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Cameroon: Adolphe Lele Lafrique - 'Operational Measures in Place to Ensure Public Order'

Allafrica.com - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:16
[Cameroon Tribune] North West Governor.
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Cameroon: Faced With Threats of Disorder - the State Assumes Its Responsibilities

Allafrica.com - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:16
[Cameroon Tribune] Security stepped up to protect people and property in the face of threats to stage freedom demonstrations in Bamenda and neighbourhoods on October 1, 2017.
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Liberia: PYJ Accuses President Sirleaf of Tampering With Elections

Allafrica.com - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:12
[Observer] With just 11 days to the representative and presidential elections, Senator Prince Y. Johnson has accused President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of playing sinister games with the elections.
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Nigeria: The Tricky Mask of Depression and the Culture of Denial in Nigeria

Allafrica.com - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:10
[Nigeria Health Watch] Editor's Note: This week our Thought Leadership Article beams a spotlight on the invisible but alarming disease of depression in Nigeria. Dr. Mona-Lisa Kwentoh is a Consultant Psychiatrist in the UK National Health Service. She writes candidly about how depression hides under smiles and pain, and touches on the reluctance of Nigerian culture to accept depression as an illness which needs professional medical care. She points out that family support as well as knowing when to seek care are key for people to
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Fuel prices to stay fairly stable in October first pricing window - IES

Joy FM News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:09
Although crude oil price rose by 6.8% over the last 14 days, the Institute for Energy Security (IES) projects fuel prices to remain largely unchanged.
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Entrance Pharmaceutical receives International Standard Organization Certificate

Joy FM News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:09
Ghana’s leading drug manufacturing company, Entrance Pharmaceuticals, and Research Center, has been awarded an ISO certificate by the TUV Nord group.
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Nigeria: The Genotype Test Bill - an Attempt to Curb Sickle Cell Disease in Nigeria?

Allafrica.com - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:07
[Nigeria Health Watch] Sickle Cell Disease is one of the most prevalent public health issues in Nigeria, which is known to have the greatest number of sickle cell disease patients per country in the world.
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Cameroon bans pro-independence rallies in Anglophone area

BBC Africa - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:02
New restrictions have been imposed in an Anglophone area ahead of planned protests on Sunday.
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Cameroon: UN Chief Urges All Parties to Refrain From Acts That Could Escalate Tension

Allafrica.com - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:59
[UN News] Expressing "deep concern" over the deteriorating security situation in parts of Cameroon as well as heightened tensions related to planned events this Sunday, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called all parties to refrain from acts that could lead to further tensions and violence.
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Nigeria: How Much Did Former Oil Minister 'Steal'?

Allafrica.com - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:55
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Diezani Alison-Madueke, served under former president Goodluck Jonathan from 2010 to 2015 and was Nigeria's first female minister of petroleum resources. She has been accused of corruption and misappropriation of the country's funds during her administration.
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The portable science kit entrepreneur

BBC Africa - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:46
Creator of ChemStart, Bathabile Mpofu, takes hands-on scientific experiments into schools in South Africa.
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