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Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:41:13 GMT
Africa:Two Candidates Claim Victory in Cameroon Vote
[VOA] Authorities in Cameroon are appealing for calm after hundreds of youths marched through the streets of Yaounde, celebrating what they called the victory of their candidate, Maurice Kamtos, in Sunday's presidential election. No results have been...

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 05:19:51 GMT
Nigeria:Oxfam Ranks Nigeria Last On Inequality Index Again
[Daily Trust] Bali -For a second time, Nigeria has been ranked the country with highest inequality between its rich and poor population by OXFAM, a global civil society body that fights against injustice and its partners.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 05:17:47 GMT
Nigeria:Link Between State, Religion Fostered Boko Haram, Report Says
[Daily Trust] A family, displaced from their village in Mafa, arrive at the outskirts of Maiduguri. With little food or water, most of those displaced walk for more than three days to reach Maiduguri.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:47:11 GMT
Ghana:Accra's Informal Settlements Are Easing the Urban Housing Crisis
[The Conversation Africa] Informal settlements continue to remain a significant component of many cities in the developing world. UN Habitat describes them as lacking security of tenure, not having durable housing and short of basic services. Globall...

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:28:45 GMT
Nigeria:Mental Health Slowly Devouring the Heart of Society
[WHO] Abuja -"I sold everything I had in Nigeria in preparation from my green card. When I was denied it, I fell into a depression and decided to turn to alcohol and drugs to ease off my disappointment," says Daniel Oyewale as Nigeria prepares to com...

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