Five Priests, Nun Freed In Anglophone Cameroon

Barron’s | Nine hostages, including five Catholic priests and a nun, have been freed more than a month after they were seized in violence-torn anglophone Cameroon, the church said on Monday. “With great joy, I announce the release of the nine people who had been abducted,” Bishop Aloysius Abangalo Fondong …

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Cameroon: Skin-lightening still a ‘public health problem’ despite ban

Cameroon has banned skin-lightening products following a spate of high profile cases of users developing skin cancer, but shops continue to sell the products and the products fly off the shelf, with many women saying they feel under pressure to use them to meet perceived standards of beauty.

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Cameroonian government fights against skin bleaching | + video

africanews | The practice of skin bleaching can have devastating consequences for the skin. Faced with the increasing popularity of whitening creams, the Cameroonian government was recently forced to ban the import of these cosmetic products due to the growing cases of skin damage. Some local craftswomen did not waste …

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