Wednesday, June 19, 2024

COVID-19: A Blessing to Africa’s Scientific and Technological Progress

By Tazoacha Francis The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic situation has been unique in Africa and is reshaping various aspects of African society. Though many see the...

Combating Arms trafficking and smuggling in Central Africa – What Strategies?

How can we better control arms transfers? What strategies are needed today to limit the proliferation and illicit circulation of arms in the sub region?

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Increasing access to cancer therapies: A window of hope for overcoming the disease in...

Introduction The increasing burden of cancer in Africa has become a significant public health concern, with the region experiencing a growing crisis in cancer incidence...

Matters arising from the lack of comprehensive sexuality education in Africa

Introduction Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) remains a sensitive topic in most parts of the world as parents, teachers, religious leaders, politicians and human rights defenders...

Choosing your coffin hopelessly before seeing a doctor: A policy response to mitigate the...

Introduction The tenacious sale of caskets in front of public hospitals such as the Regional Hospital Buea and Laquintinie Hospital Douala, is a call for...

Factors contributing to the failure of development projects in Cameroon

Introduction The high rate of project failures in Cameroon is a course for concern (1) ; (2), given the negative impacts on the livelihood of...

National Status of the Student – Entrepreneur in Cameroon: Impact on Youth Economic Empowerment

Introduction On 6th February 2023, Cameroon officially launched the National Status of the Student–Entrepreneur (SNEE). The program was initiated by the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) to encourage the...

ICT regulations and policies in Cameroon

Introduction Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) or New Information and Communication Technologies (NICTs) combining computer science and telecommunications, have become more widespread in the context...