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Fight against polio on, despite virus drop

By Doh James Sonkey The Director of Polio Eradication at the World Health Organization, WHO, Dr Michel Zaffran based in Geneva, Switzerland and the Head of SANOFI Pasteur, David Loew based in Paris, France, have reassured


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What happens when someone encounters  a ghost?

If you grew up, as I did, in any of the settlements along the Kumba-Mamfe-Ekok road, then you have certainly heard stories of dead and buried people who were later seen in some distant place living


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Ask Your Priest Friend : On the apparent failures of the Catholic Church

By Wilson Ngema, SD* I wonder how anyone would have the audacity to speak about the Catholic Church in such glorious terms amidst its evident failures throughout history. Just think of the paedophilia scandal in the


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Ask Your Priest Friend: Must I belong to the church in order to go to heaven?

By Wilson Ngema, SD* This question, no doubt, comes from one who holds the opinion that faith is purely a private matter between an individual and their God. This opinion fails to recognise that faith has


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Mosquitoes – breeding Africa’s next generation of malaria scientists

By Dr Richard Kamwi and Dr Havana Chikoto It has been over 110 years since Ronald Ross made the discovery that female Anopheles mosquitoes transmit malaria, which we commemorate today, on World Mosquito Day. This discovery


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Comfort Zone: Cameroon mainstream media and toxic masculinity

By Comfort Mussa Yesterday I went to the news stand for my daily supply of newspapers. I was drawn to The Guardian Post edition 1070. It had a bold headline at the top of the cover


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Comfort Zone: Ask a lawyer – child support

By Comfort Mussa Dear Sisterspeak 237, You are doing a great job! I have one kid with a Cameroonian man. Is there any way I could make him pay child support? He works in Cameroon, and


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Confort Zone: Ask A Lawyer – My husband wants me to quit my job

Dear SM, Dear Lawyer, “Around March last year, my husband requested that I quit my job and devote more time to caring for our kids. We have two kids, have been married for 6 years and


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Comfort Zone: Ask a Lawyer – Joint Property in Polygamous Marriage

By Comfort Mussa Question: Dear Lawyer, I am a 26 years old woman. I am getting ready for my wedding next month. I will be second wife to a man I love. My religion permits polygamy


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Pharmaceutical Company Novartis announces a 5-year anti-malaria assistance for CameroonPharmaceutical Company Novartis announces a 5-year anti-malaria assistance for Cameroon

By DOH JAMES SONKEY International pharmaceutical company, Novartis has announced a five-year commitment to help Cameroon in the fight against malaria. Announcing this commitment last April 17, 2018, Novartis officials explained that “Through this commitment our


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