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‘Man of 1,000 faces’ wins Deutsche Börse photography prize
Samuel Fosso scoops £30,000 award for performative self-portraits of historical figures including Angela Davis and Mao Zedong

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

11, May, 2023 @7:10 PM

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‘A precision approach to activism’: distance runners join fight against Africa’s air pollution
Citizen scientists in Lagos, Cape Town and Accra are gathering air-quality data on runs to help curb a key cause of early death

Uchenna Igwe

19, Apr, 2023 @5:30 AM

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How dash for African oil and gas could wipe out Congo basin tropical forests
Third of Congo basin’s tropical forests are under threat from fossil fuel investments, undermining climate action, report warns

Nina Lakhani

10, Nov, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Françafrique is back: Macron’s visit to Cameroon signals Colonisation 2.0
The French president sees himself as a break from old colonial ways. But his visit to the despot Paul Biya tells a different story

Vava Tampa

26, Jul, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Inside tracks: the recording studio offering musical escape in a Cameroon prison
As Jail Time Records releases its fifth single, imprisoned and recently released artists describe how making music has changed their lives

Alice McCool

24, May, 2022 @11:01 AM

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Médecins Sans Frontières suspends operations in parts of Cameroon over detained staff
Health charity in an ‘untenable position’ in anglophone parts of the country as it is accused of taking sides in internal strife

Kaamil Ahmed

06, Apr, 2022 @11:18 AM

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Women in Cameroon are activists and fighters but both sides in conflict are ignoring them | Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Comfort Ero
As anglophone separatists continue their conflict with the government, women’s voices must be heard to find a solution

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Comfort Ero

09, Mar, 2022 @7:01 AM

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Tragic consequences of repatriating asylum seekers | Letter
Letter: Officials often underestimate the dangers faced by failed asylum seekers who are forcibly sent home, writes Jackie Fearnley


16, Feb, 2022 @5:07 PM

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African migrants deported in Trump era suffered abuse on return, report finds
A Human Rights Watch report found Cameroonian asylum-seekers forcibly flown back home suffered imprisonment, torture and rape

Julian Borger in Washington

10, Feb, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘We play to forget what happened’: football’s refuge for girls who fled atrocities
In Cameroon’s Minawao refugee camp, young Nigerians use the game to help rebuild lives put in danger by Boko Haram

Nick Ames in Minawao

05, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Cameroonian senator and soldier killed in restive anglophone regions
Opposition figure shot and a soldier killed with an explosive device in separate attacks

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

12, Jan, 2022 @6:15 PM

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Cameroon’s pride at hosting Africa Cup of Nations tempered by separatist violence
Marginalised English speakers in north of country threaten to disrupt football tournament

Emmanuel Akinwotu and Franklin Sone Bayen in Limbe

08, Jan, 2022 @7:05 PM

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