| Nov 17, 2013
| 1:43 AM
* Boko Haram kidnap women to convert, make "wives" -escapee
* Guerrillas withdrawn to hills, mounting attacks
* Concern that Islamist violence spreading in Africa
* Nigerian official say insurgency will be defeated
By Joe Brock
ABUJA, Nov 17...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:12 PM
* Small West African miners out of favour with Western
* Chinese mining companies moving away from full takeovers
* Chinese infrastructure firms now main investors into
By Stephen Eisenhammer and Sonali Paul
LONDON/MELBOURNE, Nov 12...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:39 PM
At its 9 a.m. worship service Sunday, Trinity Lutheran Church will celebrate Mission Sunday, with a special presentation on Cameroon to follow.
A joint reformation service begins at 4 p.m. Sunday, with a fellowship meal to follow.
| Aug 27, 2013
Cameroon, located on the west coast of Africa between Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea, is a nation of unparalleled beauty and biological diversity. Mt. Cameroon, in the west, is one of Africa's largest volcanoes, reaching 13,255 feet; in the north of the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Opening on July 18, the Durban Intl. Film Festival now ranks as one of the longest running, biggest and fastest growing of major African film events and a burgeoning platform for business in South Africa and beyond.
And if Durban's 34th edition says...
| Apr 27, 2013
Most of us are curious about our family lineage. For Vanessa Williams, who recently took part in the show "Who Do You Think You Are" and explored her family's history, the task was both surprising and informative. Here, she talks about what she learned...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Dan Turner, a Times editorial writer for nearly a decade who was known for his sharply witty observations on a broad range of subjects, died Saturday at his Los Angeles home. He was 49.
The cause was pancreatic cancer, which was diagnosed two years ago,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:13 PM
A Congolese judoka and other sporting officials sent to the Olympics have reportedly disappeared as the Games came to a close, just days after seven Cameroonian athletes vanished....
| Nov 3, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The Fiddler on Pantico Run:
An African Warrior, His White Descendants, a Search for Family
Free Press: 304 pp, $25.99
Joe Mozingo's captivating debut, "The Fiddler on Pantico Run: An African...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Conservationists working in Central Africa to save the world’s rarest gorilla have good news: the Cross River gorilla has more suitable habitat than previously thought, including vital corridors that, if protected, can help the great apes move...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Poachers in search of ivory in northern Cameroon have slaughtered nearly 300 elephants for their tusks since mid-January, according to the country's minister of forestry and wildlife.
Minister Ngole Philip Ngwese backed up a claim by the International...
| Aug 17, 2012
UPDATE: An eviction notice was spotted on Alain's door the week of Sept. 24 and calls to the restaurant have not been answered.
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What happens when a Cameroon-...