Society

Cameroon Single Mothers Protest Forced, Early Marriages

YAOUNDE VOA | In western Cameroon, hundreds of single mothers?protested this week against the cultural practice of forced marriage.?The women, who say their parents forced them into early marriage, called on authorities to help end the practice, saying it too often ends in broken families. Twenty-year-old single mother Metombemb Aicha …

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Cholera outbreak kills 12 in Cameroonian village

cgtn | A cholera outbreak has killed 12 people in the fishing village of Londji in south Cameroon, local health authorities said Wednesday. Officials also announced 62 confirmed cases out of 83 suspected ones in the village located about 15 km from the country’s seaside resort town of Kribi. South …

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Quadruplets die in government-run hospital

YAOUNDE, Cameroon Atlanta Daily World | When 21-year-old Anne Christelle Ntsama gave birth to quadruplets, she was over the moon. She believed her children, who had been born prematurely at Yaounde Central Hospital, one of the largest public hospitals in Cameroon, would grow into adulthood. But soon after their delivery …

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Man claims U.S. Embassy in Cameroon fired him after filing sexual harassment complaint

Washington Blade | A former employee at the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon claims he was fired because he filed a sexual harassment complaint against his male supervisor. Julius Banka in a lengthy statement he sent to the Washington Blade says he was a warehouse supervisor at the embassy in the Cameroonian capital …

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