Horrors of Rape in Cameroon

20 percent of women in Cameroon have been raped at one point in their lives, while another 14 percent said they had escaped a rape attempt.

Cameroon election official sacked ahead of poll

A top member of Cameroon's electoral body Elecam was sacked for gross negligence and violation of oath of office days ahead of a presidential poll in the Central African country, state radio said on Friday.

UN court acquits Rwandan ex-ministers of genocide

The U.N. war crimes tribunal for Rwanda on Friday acquitted two former ministers of genocide charges, making them among the most high-profile officials to be found not guilty of playing key roles in the 1994 slaughter of about 800,000 people.

Stem Cell Could Save Endangered Rhinos and Drills [PHOTOS]

The northern white rhino, which is one of the most endangered animals on Earth is almost extinct. The drill, a west African primate, is threatened by habitat loss and hunting. Scientists believe stem cells could be used to preserve - or even revive - these endangered species and others like them.


Fete de la Musique brings light back to Vancouver’s spirits

Fete de la Musique brings light back to Vancouver’s spirits

On June 21, starting at dusk, over 150 musicians featured performances along Water Street in Gastown. Every kind of music was heard - from jazz, classical, and acoustic to heavy metal, indie and pop. Founded in France in 1982, throughout the years Fete de la Mausique has become an international musical festival celebrated in Canada, the USA, Germany, Italy, Egypt, Syria, Morocco, Australia, Vietnam, Congo, Cameroon, Fiji, Colombia, Chile, Nepal, and Japan.
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No respite from high farm prices this decade: report

World commodity prices will keep up their relentless push higher this decade compared to previous years, supported by burgeoning demand for food and fuel as well as knock-on effects from energy costs, the FAO and OECD said.
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FAO food index to hover near record high in March

Global food prices measured by the U.N.'s food agency may have come off record highs in March after falls in grain prices, but supply concerns and soaring oil prices mean such a move could just be a pause before new peaks.