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  1. Cameroon food stocks dwindle as Boko Haram violence disrupts farmingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... was no," Adel Sarkozi, WFP spokeswoman told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in a phone interview from Yaounde, Cameroon's capital. Unless funding is secured, WFP will only be able to provide life-saving assistance to 20 percent of the 225,000 people ...

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  2. Cameroon: Mining Sector - Imperative Need for Infrastructure ... .Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The second Cameroon International Mining Conference and Exhibition, CIMEC, is pulling crowds at the Yaounde Conference Centre with investors sizing up opportunities, government showcasing the country's potential and students getting abreast with the sector's realities. The three-day international fair ends today May 29, 2015.

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  3. New Road Leads to New Business in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Voice of America

    African road experts are meeting in Cameroon to discuss potential road networks that would link the major markets of the continent. One such road is being built in West Africa, linking the Cameroonian town of Bamenda and the Nigerian town of Enugu.

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  4. Cameroon Opposition Party Celebrates 25th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Voice of America

    Supporters Social Democratic Front attend an election campaign rally in Yaounde, Cameroon. SDF is celebrating it's 25th anniversary amid criticism it has not lived up to the expectations of its supporters.

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  5. SDF 25th Anniversary.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CRTV

    The Party was created on 26th May 1990 in Bamenda to promote Democracy by its chairman Ni John Fru Ndi together with a Handful of others. Celebration to mark the day begins with an impressive demonstration organized at the Bamenda Commercial Avenue where homage shall be paid to some six martyrs who lost their lives during the very first day the party was launched in 1990 at Liberty Square.

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  6. 2015 University Games: Over 2300 athletes answer presentRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | CRTV

    The 2015 University Games in Cameroon have started at the University of Yaounde 1 with over 2300 athletes from 20 universities present. The 18th edition of the University Games, which kicked off 24th May 2015, was launched with a strong demonstration of the resolve of the Cameroonian people to fight boko haram.

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  7. Author's Rights: Prime Minister weighs inRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | CRTV

    The Prime Minister Head of Government, Philemon Yang on Friday 22nd signed two decisions modifying decree no 2001/956/PM that governs the management of authors' rights in Cameroon. The latest decision from the Prime Minister's office nullifies a communique issued by the Minister of Arts and Culture granting licence to operate, to a newly created musical art corporation, SOCACIM.

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  8. Men's Basketball's Moundou-Missi Signs With AgentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Harvard Crimson

    ... Wesley Saunders, Moundou-Missi has set his eyes squarely on playing basketball after college ends. The Yaounde, Cameroon, native had a banner season in his last year on campus, taking home both the 2015 Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year award ...

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  9. Cameroon: Public Contracts - Online Award System Officially Handed Gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | AllAfrica.com

    The Korea International Cooperation Agency, KOICA, has officially handed Cameroon Online E-procurement System, COLEPS, to government in a ceremony in Yaounde on May 21, 2015, chaired by the Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Public Contracts, MINMAP, Abba Sadou. The Public Contracts boss in the company of Cabinet Ministers, Issa Tchiroma Bakary for Communication, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi for Economy, Planning and Regional Development and Catherine Abena Ondoua for Women's Empowerment and the Family alongside the Korean Ambassador to Cameroon, Lim Jae-Hoon, said accelerating the process to sharpen the skills of more stakeholders in the public contracts award chain was imminent as the project takes effect from January 1, 2016.

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  10. Texila American University conducts the On Spot Admission in CameroonRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | PressReleasePoint

    Texila American University located in Guyana, the only English speaking country in South America conducts the On Spot Admission in Cameroon. The event will be held from 23rd May 2015 to 24th May 2015 in YaoundA , Cameroon.

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  11. CamTel commences GSM network rolloutRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Cameroon's state-owned national telecoms operator CamTel has reportedly hired Chinese equipment supplier Huawei Technologies for the deployment of its network, writes Investir au Cameroun. Rollout has begun in the capital Yaounde, according to unnamed company sources, and tests have already been carried out on the network, with deployment expected to begin in the country's largest city Douala next.

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  12. Dual Languages, Legal Systems Make Seeking Justice Difficult in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Voice of America

    Lawyers in Cameroon are complaining that justice is being hampered because of the language barrier, when French-speaking attorneys litigate court cases in the English-speaking part of the country and English-speaking lawyers argue cases in courts in the French-speaking part of the country. English and French are official languages in Cameroon; but, the English-speaking part of the country based on the common law system, which is not taught to French-speaking lawyers, and the French-speaking part of the country practices the civil law system, which English-speaking lawyers are not trained in.

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  13. Making blockbusters in a nation without cinemasRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | GantDaily.com

    Despite the fact that there are no cinemas left in Cameroon to screen her debut movie, director Mireille Idelette is one of the the country's film industry's success stories. Though her debut film, "Shadow Witness", never saw the big screen, she sold 18,000 DVDs, enough to live on, if not fund a second project.

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  14. Experts Say Africa Needs Better PRRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Voice of America

    Young schoolboys walk home in the village of Nyumbani, Kenya, which caters to children who lost their parents to HIV, and grandparents who lost their children to HIV. Communication professionals from across Africa are resolving to project a positive image of the continent.

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  15. Visa Fraud a Threat to Cameroonians Applying for Travel to the USRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  16. Africa: Weather Centres to Arm Central Africa's Farmers Against Climate ShiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | AllAfrica.com

    For many of the past five years, Marthe Efoulan, a 42-year-old farmer in Meyomessala, in southern Cameroon, has been fooled into planting her crops too soon. Rain has come unusually early in February, and Efoulan - used to planting when the rain begins - puts in her maize crop.

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  17. Weather centers to arm Central Africa's farmers against climate shiftsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Reuters

    For many of the past five years, Marthe Efoulan, a 42-year-old farmer in Meyomessala, in southern Cameroon, has been fooled into planting her crops too soon. Rain has come unusually early in February, and Efoulan - used to planting when the rain begins - puts in her maize crop.

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  18. Weather centres to arm C. Africa's farmers against climate shiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | AlertNet

    ... near Mabass, northern Cameroon near the Nigerian border, February 16, 2015. REUTERS/Bate Felix Tabi Tabe YAOUNDE, Cameroon, May 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For many of the past five years, Marthe Efoulan, a 42-year-old farmer in Meyomessala, ...

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  19. Weather centers to arm Central Africa's farmers against climate shifts - TRFNRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Reuters

    For many of the past five years, Marthe Efoulan, a 42-year-old farmer in Meyomessala, in southern Cameroon, has been fooled into planting her crops too soon. Rain has come unusually early in February, and Efoulan - used to planting when the rain begins - puts in her maize crop.

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  20. Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Cameroon: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Daily Star

    A file picture taken on January 21, 2014 shows soldiers of the Chadian army patrolling at the border between Nigeria and Cameroon, some 40 km from Maltam, as part of a military contingent against the armed Islamist group Boko Haram. AFP PHOTO / ALI KAYA YAOUNDE, Cameroon: Gunmen from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militant group killed two Cameroonian soldiers in fighting at the weekend that also left three militants dead, military officers said on Monday.

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