Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 11:49 a.m. DST, 25 May 2014 YAOUNDE, Cameroon–Those seeking refuge from violence in the Central African Republic are turning to nearby Cameroon for sanctuary. Since December, around 85,000 displaced individuals have flooded the country. However, insufficient resources prevent it from being the safe haven they need. Between April […]
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Michael Ransom, Managing Editor Last Modified: 19:15 p.m. DST, 9 May 2014 BORNO, Nigeria — Modeled in the image of the Taliban and affiliated with the al Qaeda network, Boko Haram is not a newcomer to the industry of terror. Posing as a legitimate branch of Islam, the dangerous extremist group has orchestrated a campaign […]
Rabble.ca provides interesting insight into the phenomena of online dating in the West African country of Cameroon. They state that “the Africa culture generally frowns against women exposing their naked bodies in public. But as technological development is shrinking the world into a global village, local cultures are finding it harder to control the way people express themselves or interact with others the world over. The internet for example has made it possible for hither to timid girls to come out of their closets and have their physical and emotional needs met in a manner that was unthinkable barely few decades ago. This episode of the African Pulse is dedicated to discussing African women’s involvement in the global online dating phenomenon.” Listen and decide.