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Equatorial Guinea

Unusual Fact: The official languages are Spanish and French though most people speak native languages including Fang, Annobonese and Bubi

I don’t know how many of you read the ‘unusual facts’ section but this weeks is a ripper. 846 more words


Mali: Dutch Hostage Freed By French Special Forces

Fortune has favoured the brave in Western Africa after a French Special Forces raid on militant positions resulted in the unexpected recovery of a Dutch hostage.  297 more words


How Can You Persuade Someone To Be Healthier?: Stories from Africa, Persuasion, and Celebrating National Doctor Day

To this day, my dad remembers — word for word — a specific phone call with me from years ago. It was brief, and started something like this: 1,857 more words


Nigeria's Elections: Voting Extended

Nigeria’s much-waited elections have been extended until Sunday in some regions due to intermittent violence and issues with a new voting system.

The most populous and richest nation in Africa, Nigeria is referred to as ‘the giant of Africa’, and with good reason. 321 more words


Support Facility for renewable energy SMEs in ECOWAS

In the framework of initiative ProSPER, destined to promote sustainable markets for photovoltaic power systems in ECOWAS countries (Economic Community of West African States), a support facility has been created to provide technical assistance 97 more words


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Study Abroad.”

If you were asked to spend a year living in a different location, where would you choose and why?

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Italian Hospital in Cameroun

Supporting the initiative of Dr. Nzepa under patronage of the Red Cross

Ospedale Camerun A3