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  1. Song snubbed in Afcon squadRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Umukino

    This is just hours after it was widely reported that he was due to inform his club, West Ham United, of his desire to play in next month's tournament in Equatorial Guinea. Already the Hammers will be without the Senegalese pair of DiafraSakho and CheikhouKouyate, who have confirmed their departures for the Africa's biggest football tournament.

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  2. Cameroon: National Road Board - Contracting Authorities Urged to Complete ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    Below is a press release from the Prime Minister's Office issued after the National Road Board that held on December 23, 2014 in Yaounde under the chair of Prime Minister, Philemon Yang. The Prime Minister, Head of Government, Mr YANG Philemon, Chair of the National Road Board , on Tuesday 23 December 2014 as from 9 :00 a.m., in the main building of the his Office, chaired the 17th session of the said Board.

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  3. Chantal Biya Foundation: over 500 children receive giftsRead the original story

    Wednesday | CRTV

    More than 500 children received Christmas gifts from the first lady Chantal Biya during the lighting of the Christmas tree event at the Chantal Biya Foundation in Yaounde. The event which occurred on 23rd December in Yaounde was presided over by Mrs Marcie Niat- wife of Cameroon's Senate president who represented Mrs Chantal Biya.

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  4. Developing Renewable Energy: Indian Firm partners with governmentRead the original story

    Wednesday | CRTV

    The Minister Energy and Water Resources Minister Basile Atangana Kouna has signed four Memoranda of Understanding with Signature Africa Venture Limited to carryout feasibility studies across the country in view of developing diverse renewable energy sources. The partnership between the government of Cameroon and Signature Africa Venture Limited, part of a Dubai-based investment holding company, Signature Group Capital Partners, was signed in Yaounde on Tuesday 23rd December 2014.

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  5. Dutch Businessmen to expand joint ventures in CameroonRead the original story

    Wednesday | CRTV

    A group of Dutch businessmen representing eight companies in the Netherlands have indicated their interest in doing business with their Cameroonian counterparts. This was the outcome of an audience granted by the Minister of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi to the Dutch business tycoons in Yaounde.

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  6. Three-year Emergency Plan: Minister Djoumessi gives kick-offRead the original story

    Wednesday | CRTV

    The Minister of Planning and Regional Development Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi, has indicated that contractors have already been mobilised to ensure the effective kick off of the three year emergency development plan announced by the Head of State. The minister made the revelation during a Press briefing in Yaounde after signing funding agreements at the Prime Minister's office.

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  7. AFCON 2015: Cameroon to open camp on 5 January in YaoundeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ghanamma.com

    The Indomitable Lions will kick off their preparation for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in YaoundA on January 5. A 25-player squad will regroup at the Mont-FebA hotel, with two training sessions scheduled at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium on January 6.

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  8. Cameroon army says dismantles Boko Haram training campRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Reuters

    Cameroon's army has dismantled a training camp for the Boko Haram Islamist group, arresting or killing dozens of militants and seizing 84 children who were being trained there, the army said on Monday. Local people in northwest Cameroon alerted the military on Saturday to the camp in Guirvidig locality, near the border with northeastern Nigeria, said Lieutenant Colonel Didier Badjeck, spokesman for Cameroon's Ministry of Defence.

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  9. Cameroon: UK Business Day Opens Successfully At Promote 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | AllAfrica.com

    The 2014 PROMOTE UK Business Day Conference was held at the Yaounde Congress Hall on the 12 December 2014. The event had a good turn out by young entrepreneurs, professional business men, heads of businesses in Cameroon, UK businesses and investors.

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  10. Dixiades 2014: 1800 athletes take partRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | CRTV

    The athletes from 10 regions of Cameroon and four neighbouring countries:Congo, Chad, Central African Republic and Gabon were welcomed by the Prime Minister, Head of Government, Philemon Yang, personal representative of the Head of state. The opening ceremony which took place at the multipurpose Sports Centre in Yaounde was highlighted by the lighting of the Olympic flame, swearing in of the participants and singing of the Olympic anthem.

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  11. Government allocates FCFA 110 billion to rehabilitate CRTVRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | CRTV

    The government of Cameroon has signed a commercial contract worth some FCFA 110 billion with a Chinese Company, Star Software Technology Company Limited for the technical rehabilitation of the Cameroon Radio Television Corporation, CRTV. The commercial contract was signed on Thursday 18th December 2014 in Yaounde, by the Minister of Communication, IssaTchiromaBakary, on behalf of thegovernment of Cameroon and XunGu, the Vice President of the Star Software Company Limited.

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  12. .com | Gulf of Guinea: Africa's new pirate paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | News24

    A year after vowing to banish buccaneers from their waters, countries in the Gulf of Guinea - the new epicentre of piracy in Africa - are struggling to get their act together. The coastal area extending from Senegal to Angola has stolen the limelight from the Gulf of Aden on the piracy front.

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  13. Boko Haram kidnaps 185 people in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Iol.co.za

    Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people, including women and children, in northeast Nigeria, the latest mass abduction in a region where the military has repeatedly struggled to protect civilians, officials and witnesses said Thursday. The attack, conducted Sunday by well-armed Islamist extremists in the town of Gumsuri, also killed 32 people.

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  14. Boko Haram kills 32, kidnaps at least 185Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Arab Times

    Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people, including women and children, from a Nigerian village, carting the hostages away on trucks towards Sambisa Forest, a notorious rebel stronghold, two local officials and a vigilante leader said Thursday. The mass abduction, part of an attack that also killed 32 people, occurred Sunday in the village of Gumsuri, Borno state, in the embattled northeast.

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  15. 'Boko Haram' kidnaps 185 people in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Bangkok Post

    Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people, including women and children, in northeast Nigeria, the latest mass abduction in a region where the military has repeatedly struggled to protect civilians, officials and witnesses said Thursday. An image grab made on October 31, 2014 from a video obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau delivering a speech The attack, conducted Sunday by well-armed Islamist extremists in the town of Gumsuri, also killed 32 people.

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  16. Terrorists kill 32, kidnap wives, daughters in BornoRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Vanguard

    Boko Haram militants killed 32 people and kidnapped scores of others, including women and children, in a brutal attack on a village in the northeast, officials and a witness said Thursday. In neighbouring Cameroon, the Islamic extremists launched a raid on army base in the border town of Amchide, but were repelled in a fierce gun battle with troops that left 116 insurgents dead, according to Cameroon's defence ministry.

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  17. Cameroon army kills 116 Boko Haram militants, defence ministry saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | AlertNet

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  18. 'Boko Haram' kills 32, kidnaps scores in NE NigeriaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Yahoo!

    Boko Haram militants killed 32 people and kidnapped scores of others, including women and children, in a brutal attack on a village in the northeast, officials and a witness said Thursday. In neighbouring Cameroon, the Islamic extremists launched a raid on army base in the border town of Amchide, but were repelled in a fierce gun battle with troops that left 116 insurgents dead, according to Cameroon's defence ministry.

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  19. MINAS committed to uphold national solidarityRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CRTV

    The workshop which started on 15th December 2014 in Yaounde was chaired by Social Affairs Minister, Catherine Bakang Mbock in the presence of the Minister of Public Health, Andre Mama Fouda. While opening the meeting, Minister Catherine Bakang Mbock noted that the forum will reinstitute solidarity and sharing as values of the Cameroonian society.

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  20. 2014 DIXIADES: Stage set for a kick startRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | CRTV

    The National Olympic and Sports committee has indicated their preparedness to host 4th edition of the National Games christened, DIXIADES in Yaounde. Some 2,200 delegates from within and outside Cameroon are expected in Yaounde to compete in 12 sports disciplines that kicks off on 16th December 2014.

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