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Ten humanitarian stories to look out for in 2017

While 2016 taught us to expect the unexpected, IRIN's eyes and ears on the ground have given us an idea of what to look out ...

[+vidéo]: L’arrestation du syndicaliste Jean-Marc Bikoko

Vidéo tournée lors de l'arrestation de Jean-Marc Bikoko et d'autres militant-e-s camerounais-es de Dynamique Citoyenne le 15 septembre 2015 lors de la conférence de lancement ...

University of Roehampton Celebrates its Newest Online Graduates

LONDON, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Gathering from all corners of the world with their families and friends, the newest graduates from the University of Roehampton, London ...

Kuwait: Cameroonian Housemaid Thrown From 4th Floor

The 23-year-old, who has since returned home, was punished for mistakenly burning the dress she was ironing.Stephanie N., who travelled to Kuwait in search of ...

Mr Simmonds speaks at UK/Cameroon Investment Forum

LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 7, 2014 – Mark Simmonds promotes the UK’s partnership with Cameroon, trade and investment. Foreign Office Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, today ...

General News

Nigeria hunger crisis deepens, spills over into Lake Chad Basin

As conflict and instability continue, the food security situation in Nigeria and the Lake Chad ...

YPO Launches Second-Annual Innovation Week in May 2017

DALLAS, 23 February 2017 – For the second consecutive year, YPO will host Innovation Week, a ...

Africa: Declaration of Famine in South Sudan

Press Statement Mark C. Toner Acting Spokesperson Washington, DC February 21, 2017 The United States is ...

Politics News

More EU aid as humanitarian needs in Lake Chad region grow

The European Commission has announced additional assistance for the Lake Chad region in 2017 as ...

EU proposes €105 million in humanitarian assistance for Lake Chad region

The European Commission plans to mobilise a total of €105 million in humanitarian support to ...

Xenophobes, hungry Yemenis, and open data: The cheat sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on our ...

Business & Finance

Transforming African economies through Pension Funds and Alternative Investments

MAURITIUS, Feb. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Only one month remains until industry stakeholders meet ...

CHINT ouvre sa première usine égyptienne spécialisée dans la fabrication d’appareillages électriques à basse tension

– CHINT va exploiter conjointement la nouvelle usine avec la compagnie électrique Egyptian German Electrical ...

Omidyar Network invests in property rights startup Landmapp to help Ghanaian farmers document their land

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Omidyar Network announced today that it has invested in Landmapp ...

Sports News

Cameroon Beats Egypt to Win Africa Cup of Nations Final

YAOUNDE - Thousands of Cameroonian football fans celebrated in the streets of the capital Yaounde ...

News in Brief 2 February 2017 (AM)

4 dead following attack on UN monitoring team near Nigeria-Cameroon borderFour people have been killed ...

More Arrests Hit Cameroon as Language Divide Intensifies

YAOUNDE � In Cameroon, a months-long strike by English-speaking professionals has snowballed into a movement ...