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Oxfam urges action against famine on eve of G7 meeting.

Source: Oxfam Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen If each G7 government contributed its fair share to the UN's appeal for $6.3 billion for all four countries, Oxfam estimates this would raise almost half the total required.Group of Seven leaders meeting in Taormina, Sicily, this week ...

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Amnesty International Press Conference Shut Down in Cameroon.

Amnesty International says authorities in Cameroon have shut down a news conference where the rights group planned to discuss the plight of three students sentenced to a decade in prison over a Boko Haram joke.   The organization had planned to present more than 310,000 letters and signatures in support of the students, ...

- Voice of America - US

Abud hopeful Harambee Stars will be in Cameroon.

Omar remains confident Kenya will qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019.

- Daily Nation - KE

Cameroon, Nigeria Collaborate Against Piracy.

The Gulf of Guinea remains a global hot spot for piracy, with reported attacks concentrated off the coast of Nigeria. Regional naval coordination has been a challenge, as the gulf touches 17 countries along West and Central Africa. Cameroon and Nigeria, however, are now reporting some success. Nigerian navy officials ...

- Voice of America - US

310,000 including Richard Branson call for release of students detained over Boko Haram joke.

Pressure is mounting on Cameroon's President Paul Biya to release the three students.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

N'Jie dropped from Cameroon squad for Confederations Cup.

YAOUNDE - Clinton N'Jie will miss out on next month's Confederations Cup in Russia after Cameroon coach Hugo Broos dropped the Tottenham Hotspur winger from a 30-man preliminary squad for the eight-nation tournament.

- SBS.com.au - AU

UN relief fund allocates $3.5 million for rapid response in Lake Chad region.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria These funds will help provide vital humanitarian assistance to meet the needs of 40,000 people, largely former internally displaced people returning to their villages of origin. : The United Nations Under-Secretary-General ...

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'Frustrated' Cameroon focused on bronze-medal match.

BAKU , May 19 — Cameroon will have to swallow' their disappointment and will take their bronze-medal match at the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku like a final', promised coach Emmanuel Maboang Kessack. Oman edged...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Disease and hunger threaten millions in Lake Chad region.

Source: CARE Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria An additional two million people will face critical food insecurity over the coming three months in Nigeria, bringing the number of people going to bed hungry each night to nearly nine million, says CARE.Donors must stand by their commitments and release funds pledged at ...

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Les épidémies et la famine menacent les vies de millions de personnes dans la région du lac Tchad.

Source: CARE Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria Suite à la conférence d'Oslo sur les financements consacrés à la région du lac Tchad en février dernier, seuls 21 % des 1,1 milliard USD promis ont été débloqués.La propagation des épidémies dans la région du lac Tchad associée à une augmentation du nombre ...

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Language of peace hard to find as Cameroon crisis festers.

Cameroon’s French- and English-speaking regions are becoming more bitterly divided as secessionism grows

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Nigeria struggling to cope with large numbers of returnees

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council Country: Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria More than one million people have returned to northeast Nigeria since October 2015, often to towns with no basic services, infrastructure or ability for people to rebuild their lives.Over 1 million people have returned to northeast Nigeria since October ...

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Forced returns from Cameroon to Nigeria continue despite agreement

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria In Banki, the military reports that around 1,000 people arrive every week from neighbouring Cameroon and warns that the small border town is being overwhelmed by the influx. Regional Highlights Humanitarian partners in ...

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Food security and malnutrition worsening in Nigeria, despite increased aid delivery

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria Much progress has been made to scale up the response to the crisis in the region but aid organisations may run out of funds by June if funds pledged in Oslo are not received in time. OVERVIEW Over the first quarter of 2017, RRRP partners ...

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UN Secretary-General's report details unspeakable horrors' suffered by Nigerian children under Boko Haram control

Source: UN Office of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria The report covers the period from January 2013 to December 2016 and highlights trends and patterns pertaining to six grave violations against children in the context of the conflict in the north-eastern region of the ...

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Security Council report details unspeakable horrors' suffered by Nigerian children under Boko Haram control

Source: UN Office of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria The report covers the period from January 2013 to December 2016 and highlights trends and patterns pertaining to six grave violations against children in the context of the conflict in the north-eastern region of the ...

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