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News Cameroon » Social: How Sustainable Guitars Are "Instrumental" to the Future of Cameroon’s Forests

News channel or source: http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2018/02/15/how-sustainable-guitars-are-instrumental-to-the-future-of-cameroons-forests
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Through this collaboration, the government of Cameroon and Taylor Guitars will test approaches to enhance ebony stocks and other important tree species through community-based reforestation, contributing to the economic and social benefits for local people.

News Cameroon » Social: NMSU grad student to talk about Cameroon’s political system

News channel or source: http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/12949/nmsu-grad-student-to-talk-about-cameroon-s-political-system
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

A graduate student in New Mexico State University’s Department of Communication Studies will give a lecture on state repression and civilian radicalism in Cameroon from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 1 in room College of Health and Social Services Auditorium ...

News Cameroon » Social: UNHCR Cameroon Factsheet - January 2018

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/cameroon/unhcr-cameroon-factsheet-january-2018
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

“Exploring Public Options for Health Insurance and Health Services Provision for Refugees”, an ILO mission was fielded to Cameroon from 21-30 January. The objective of this project is to bring together the social protection expertise of ILO with the ...

News Cameroon » Social: Did Cameroon army bus kids to Youth Day event in Anglophone region?

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/12/did-cameroon-army-bus-kids-to-youth-day-event-in-anglophone-region/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Social media activists are claiming that the Cameroon army bussed school children from other regions to the restive Anglophone region for the annual Youth Day celebration. A video shared on Twitter showed a military truck with soldiers helping school ...

News Cameroon » Social: Anglophone separatists claim to have kidnapped Cameroon official

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/anglophone-separatists-claim-kidnapped-cameroon-official-190911749.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

A week-long curfew was imposed on Saturday after separatists made threats on social media to disrupt the celebrations on February 11, the date a referendum was held in 1961 on whether the English-speaking regions would join French-speaking Cameroon.

News Cameroon » Social: African Brain Drain: Is There an Alternative?

News channel or source: http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/02/african-brain-drain-alternative/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

is the author of a series of studies on higher education and has taught at the University of Douala (Cameroon), and at universities in Nanterre and Avignon (France). The migration of highly-skilled workers entails a high social cost, as is evidenced by the ...

News Cameroon » Social: Trump's comments cloud American Dream for Fredericksburg-area immigrants from Cameroon

News channel or source: http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/trump-s-comments-cloud-american-dream-for-fredericksburg-area-immigrants/article_1fd949bb-bbd3-5fa8-9a71-523ab48c5953.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Both families said they send money back to Cameroon every time they get paid. “It’s our culture,” Constantine Wisenyuy said. “We are our parents’ Social Security. We are taking care of everyone as far as the eye can see.” But despite any ...

News Cameroon » Social: Cameroon gas project brings royalties for shareholders, but tainted water and brutalities to locals

News channel or source: https://www.ghanabusinessnews.com/2018/02/09/cameroon-gas-project-brings-royalties-for-shareholders-but-tainted-water-and-brutalities-to-locals/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Now, after years of silence, the Cameroonian government admits the plant’s owners have missed tax payments to the Cameroon treasury, and has identified possible violations of resource, Social Security and environmental rules. In March, it threatened to ...

News Cameroon » Social: Suspected Separatists Abduct Cameroon Government Official

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/suspected-separatists-abduct-cameroon-government-official/4251316.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Armed separatist groups warned on social media that Cameroon should not attempt to celebrate National Youth Day February 11th in the English-speaking regions. Separatists have declared the northwest and the southwest regions a breakaway state they call ...

News Cameroon » Social: Hidden Torture: Homeschool Laws Can Hide Child Abuse Cases

News channel or source: https://patch.com/michigan/across-mi/homeschool-laws-can-hide-child-abuse-cases
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In at least one case in Michigan, a child from Cameroon was adopted by a Farmington Hills family ... To its homeschooling members who are approached by social workers, the association has advised: "Never let the social worker in your house without a ...