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Novelist Imbolo Mbue [+audio]

NPR | Set in a fictional African village in the 1980s, Mbue’s latest novel, ‘How Beautiful We Were,’ is a David and Goliath tale about a group of villagers who take on an American oil company. Guest host Arun Venugopal talks with Mbue about her childhood in Cameroon, becoming a …

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Was Cameroonian woman’s death hours after she was given Japan residency avoidable?

OSAKA -The Mainichi- A 42-year-old Cameroonian woman who was applying for refugee status in Japan passed away at a Tokyo hospital in the early morning of Jan. 23. She was detained at immigration facilities twice and temporarily released, but had nowhere to live and was for a time homeless. Just …

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Three including a Cameroon national arrested in drug cases in Mumbai

Mumbai, Apr 21 (PTI) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested three persons including a Cameroon national in separate raids and seized banned drugs Mephedrone and ecstasy, an official said on Wednesday. Alleged drug peddler Sabir Shoukat Ali was arrested during the operation on Tuesday. Ali was allegedly involved in …

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