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The World Food Programme taps into mobile to tackle world hunger.

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The United Nations World Food Programme is tapping into social and mobile technology to tackle world hunger in a new way — launching a camera and photo-sharing feature ...

- Business Insider - US

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.

On Aug. 21, 1986, gas released from a volcanic lake in the remote mountains of Cameroon killed more than 1,700 people and injured 500.

- UPI - US

On This Day: Cameroon lake releases gas killing more than 1,700.

On Aug. 21, 1986, gas released from a volcanic lake in the remote mountains of Cameroon killed more than 1,700 people and injured 500.

- UPI - US

Cameroon's Baka forest people face an uncertain future.

Deep in the Dja Faunal Reserve in southeast Cameroon, Baka Pygmies endeavor to live as they have always done: off the forest and firmly within it.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Cities across Africa face threat of landslides like Sierra Leone.

Source: Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation Country: Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda, World Natural and human factors made Sierra Leone's capital vulnerable to a landslide that killed more than 400 people this week: heavy rain, deforested land and communities forced by overcrowding to live on steep ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Cameroon: logging companies 'destroy' habitat of Baka people.

Foreign logging companies have allegedly destroyed a vast area of rainforest in Cameroon. One result is that Baka children are losing out on schooling.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Cameroon: Video emerges of detainees in squalid cell.

Those held are all from English-speaking regions and said to have been seized some six months ago.

- BBC - UK

Young guns: Cameroon's Boko Haram problem.

Jobless youth have been an easy target for Boko Haram. Now young people are organising to resist recruitment

- UN - INT

Stoke sign Cameroon forward Choupo-Moting.

Stoke City sign Cameroon winger Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting on a three-year deal after his contract expires out at Schalke.

- BBC - UK

EU steps up assistance to Mali and Central African Republic.

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Mauritania As humanitarian needs grow, the EU has released fresh humanitarian funding of €9 million for ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Deadly trade through Niger snares refugees and migrants.

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Libya, Niger, World While the numbers of people transiting through Niger has dropped since the government crackdown began, some observers say it is simply forcing people smuggling underground, making the illicit trade even riskier.Nearly 30 per cent of those who risk all to ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

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