· December, 2009

Stories about Cameroon from December, 2009

Africa: Twitter, Africa is more than AIDS epidemic

  9 December 2009

Twitter, Africa is more than AIDS epidemic: “It's wonderful that you wanted to raise awareness about World Aids Day yesterday. Really, it is. But um, are you sure turning the text of all posts mentioning the word “Africa” red was the best way to do it? It's just that it...

Cameroon: Video Shows Harsh Conditions of Rural Medicine

  5 December 2009

As in many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, doctors in Cameroon work without adequate training or equipment--a fact that in itself is not surprising, but is made disturbingly real by four young Americans who shot this amateur video of surgery in a rural hospital in Cameroon. Posted on 20mai.net, a Camerounian citizen media site, the video provoked a heated discussion.