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Plan and Global Fund have launched a US$50m project to fight diseases in three West African countries.
The distribution of materials and medicines to prevent malaria, reduce guinea worm infections and river blindness begins later this month across Togo.
Cameroonian Prime Minister, Philemon Yang, has launched an anti-malaria campaign, promising to distribute nine million free mosquito nets across the country.
Cameroon has been grappling with a cholera epidemic that is ravaging the country for some eight months now, but the death toll and the number of cases continue to rise.
Cameroonians continue to struggle in containing a cholera epidemic, which has claimed many lives and infected thousands since May this year.
It's now the multi media era considered the digital revolution, which is greatly changing the Journalism profession and the media landscape, something a West Africa Democracy Radio (WADR) Producer, Elisabeth-Laure Njipwo says is threatening the mainstream or traditional media.
Nine out of 10 regions in Cameroon are said to hit by a raging cholera epidemic, which killed up to 256 people so far.
Plan International has reiterated its warning that a deadly cholera outbreak in Cameroon could infect up to 10,000 people, if immediate action was not taken to control the disease.
Twelve Ministers from member countries of West African regional bloc, ECOWAS have been attending the ministerial meeting of the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money laundering in West Africa (GIABA).
Dozens of governmental decision-makers from across the continent are here in Dakar for a meeting on mobilizing investment in infrastructure and agriculture in Africa.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is urging the Cameroonian government to begin reforms that would end abusive detentions and criminal prosecution of Journalists, including those probing corruption cases.