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Was Jesus actually born on December 25th?

There are those who are militantly opposed to the celebration of Christmas on historical grounds. They often will chide, “Why do you celebrate Christmas on December 25th? They will then point out that the Bible does


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Young women-led CSOs/NGO stand for peace, denounce kidnappings in SW/NW

By Ikome Christie-noella and Racheal Nyeta Tawah (UB journalism student on internship) Some women-led civil society organizations and Non-governmental organizations have called for an end to the present sufferings caused by the ongoing crisis in the


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Coalition of Girls not Brides restitutes 2nd world platform to end child marriage

By Doh James Sonkey A workshop for the restitution of deliberations at the 2nd World Platform for Girls not Brides was organized last November 27, 2018 at Feuguiff hotel in Yaounde by the Network of Girls


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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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