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Josiane Kouagheu

Cameroon military says missing journalist died in its custody

05 Jun 2020

DOUALA Cameroon's military said on Friday that a journalist who disappeared last August in a part of the country where it is battling Anglophone separatists died in its custody weeks after he was arrested but denied that he was tortured.

Cameroon doctor faces influx of COVID-19 patients

06 May 2020

DOUALA With the help of a nurse, Dominique Djomo puts on his personal protective equipment - a cap, coveralls, protective glasses, visor and gloves - and starts another day dealing with an influx of COVID-19 cases. | Video

Afrika rüstet sich für Ausbreitung des Coronavirus

19 Mar 2020

Xaounde/Dakar Mit Epidemien hat Afrika Erfahrung. Im Kampf gegen die Ausbreitung des Coronavirus kann der Kontinent deshalb auf Lehren aus der Ebola-Epidemie zurückgreifen.

Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

19 Mar 2020

YAOUNDE/DAKAR When a passenger arriving from Brussels at Cameroon's Yaounde Nsimalen airport on Saturday was found to have a temperature, health officials say he was whisked to a hospital and diagnosed inside four hours as the country's fourth case of coronavirus. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 2-Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

18 Mar 2020

* Officials are worried about transmission in poor neighbourhoods

Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

17 Mar 2020

YAOUNDE/DAKAR When a passenger arriving from Brussels at Cameroon's Yaounde Nsimalen airport on Saturday was found to have a temperature, health officials say he was whisked to a hospital and diagnosed inside four hours as the country's fourth case of coronavirus.

UPDATE 2-Cameroon, Togo confirm first cases of coronavirus

06 Mar 2020

DOUALA, Cameroon, March 6 Cameroon and Togo confirmed their first cases of coronavirus on Friday, bringing the number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa hit by the epidemic to five.

'Traumatized' Africans stranded by coronavirus plead to be brought home

22 Feb 2020

MUKONO, Uganda/YAOUNDE, Cameroon When Margaret Ntale Namusisi's three daughters called her in Uganda to say they were being quarantined at their university in Wuhan, China, because of the coronavirus outbreak, she sent money and told them: "Run very fast and do shopping." | Video

'Traumatised' Africans stranded by coronavirus plead to be brought home

21 Feb 2020

MUKONO, Uganda/YAOUNDE, Cameroon When Margaret Ntale Namusisi's three daughters called her in Uganda to say they were being quarantined at their university in Wuhan, China, because of the coronavirus outbreak, she sent money and told them: "Run very fast and do shopping."

Cameroon grants special status to Anglophone regions

21 Dec 2019

YAOUNDE Cameroon's parliament granted special status on Friday to two English-speaking regions to try to calm a separatist insurgency that has killed 2,000 people, but the separatists said only independence would satisfy them.

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