• Nature takes back world’s empty city streets

    Nature takes back world’s empty city streets

    As humans retreat into their homes as more and more countries go under coronavirus lockdown, wild animals are slipping cover to explore the empty streets of some of our biggest cities. Wild boar have descended from the hills around Barcelona while sika deer are nosing their way around the deserted metro stations of Nara, Japan. […]

  • Coronavirus Outbreak: Charter Flight Leaving Yaounde to Washington D.C.

    Coronavirus Outbreak: Charter Flight Leaving Yaounde to Washington D.C.

    U.S. Embassy Yaounde has arranged a special charter flight for U.S. citizens departing Yaounde NSI Airport on Tuesday, March 31 at 4 p.m.  This flight will be direct to Washington, D.C. (Dulles International Airport), at an estimated cost of $2065 per passenger regardless of passenger age or seat location (the final cost will be announced […]

  • Biya regime arrests prostitutes offering sex at virus isolation centres

    Biya regime arrests prostitutes offering sex at virus isolation centres

    Authorities in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde, have arrested prostitutes who have been visiting coronavirus isolation centres in some hotels and offering their services. The prostitutes, who earn at least $30 a night, have been approaching travellers from Europe despite the risk of contracting the disease and spreading it. Mr Jean Claude Tsila, the capital’s administrative officer, […]

  • COVID-19: Cameroon’s confirmed cases rise to 113

    COVID-19: Cameroon’s confirmed cases rise to 113

    Cameroon reported on Sunday 14 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 113, Cameroon’s Minister of Public Health Manaouda Malachie tweeted on Sunday morning. “The majority of positive cases are people from countries at risk who hide in families”, he added. On Friday, Manaouda tweeted that an “active and early case finding by generalized […]

  • Merkel shines in handling of Germany’s coronavirus crisis

    Merkel shines in handling of Germany’s coronavirus crisis

    In her first address to the nation on the coronavirus pandemic, German Chancellor Angela Merkel calmly appealed to citizens’ reason and discipline to slow the spread of the virus, acknowledging as a woman who grew up in communist East Germany how difficult it is to give up freedoms, yet as a trained scientist emphasizing that […]

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