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  1. Refugee plight: UN official calls for international solidarityRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | CRTV

    The war against Boko Haram in the Northern parts of Cameroon and the instability in the Central African Republic has caused an influx of refugees into Cameroon's territory. According to statistics, close to 350,000 people are officially registered as refugees.

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  2. Harsh weather cripples fishing and tourism on Cameroon's coastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AlertNet

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  3. Fighting Polio: Cameroon makes huge strideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | CRTV

    Cameroon has been declared a non-exporter of the wild polio virus. The declaration was made public on 26th March 2015 by the Minister of Public Health during a press conference in Yaounde.

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  4. Cameroon: Displacement Doubles in Flight From Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | AllAfrica.com

    Dakar/Yaounde - The number of people in northern Cameroon who have fled their homes fearing the violence in neighbouring Nigeria and cross-border raids by Islamist sect Boko Haram doubled in March to 117,000, a United Nations survey showed. Boko Haram, which wants to carve out an Islamic caliphate in northern Nigeria, recently expanded its activities into Niger and Cameroon for the first time since launching its insurgency in 2009.

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  5. Displacement doubles in north Cameroon in flight from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | AlertNet

    ... (R) during a march in support of the Cameroonian army's war against the insurgent group Boko Haram in Yaounde, Cameroon, February 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bate Felix DAKAR/YAOUNDE, March 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people in northern ...

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  6. In shadow of Boko Haram, Cameroon combats extremism at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Star-Telegram.com

    With radical Islamic insurgents on its doorstep, Cameroon is trying to head off unrest at home by quelling any signs of the extremism that has roiled neighboring Nigeria. In recent months, Cameroon has arrested dozens of imams and their followers accused of promoting radical ideology and collaborating with Nigeria's Boko Haram militants.

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  7. In shadow of Boko Haram, Cameroon combats extremism at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    With radical Islamic insurgents on its doorstep, Cameroon is trying to head off unrest at home by quelling any signs of the extremism that has roiled neighboring Nigeria. In recent months, Cameroon has arrested dozens of imams and their followers accused of promoting radical ideology and collaborating with Nigeria's Boko Haram militants.

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  8. DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to April 7Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Reuters

    Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao speaks at Japan National Press Club - 0600 GMT. PARIS - OECD Integrity Forum: tackling corruption in public and private investment .

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  9. Cameroon's ruling party marks 30 years todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | CRTV

    The Cameroon People`s Democratic Movement, CPDM, under the Chairmanship of President Paul Biya is 30 years this Tuesday 24th March 2015. The Cameroon People`s Democratic Movement CPDM was translated to French : Rassemblement dmocratique du Peuple Camerounais, RDPC) after its creation in Bamenda.

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  10. Cameroon's Government Tries (and Fails) to Spin Embarrassing Photoshop Fail Into Hack AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Global Voices Online

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  11. Cameroon's ruling party marks 30 years in powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Newsday

    ... the northern town of Maroua, which has been attacked by the Nigerian radical insurgent group Boko Haram. YAOUNDE, Cameroon - (AP) -- Cameroon's ruling party kicked off a week of celebrations for its 30th anniversary in power, lauding its ...

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  12. Garoua-Boulai: 16 people taken hostage by unidentified armed menRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | CRTV

    Sixteen people including the Mayor of Lagdo, Mama Abakai were abducted in the night of 19th March 2015 in the locality of Gbabio, 16 kilometres from Garoua-Boulai in the East region of Cameroon. The kidnapped persons, mostly natives of Lagdo in the North of Cameroon were seized from a minibus along the major highway.

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  13. DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to March 31Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Reuters

    European Central Bank policymaker Benoit Coeure speaks at an event to celebrate the conclusion of a cooperation program organized by the Central Bank of Montenegro, the European Commission and the ECB - 1000 GMT. PORT LOUIS - Mauritius Finance Minister Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo to present the 2015-16 budget to Parliament.

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  14. In brief: Slain civil rights activist to receive posthumous degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Erie Times News

    ... produced stunning images of "beautifully preserved" bones and organs of a child about 3 years old. YAOUNDE, Cameroon -- Fighters from Central African Republic have kidnapped 16 people from a Cameroonian border town, including politicians and clergy. ...

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  15. Governor: Central African fighters kidnap 16 in CameroonRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | KAUZ

    ... rejecting claims that she didn't mean to harm the girl while she was punishing the child for a lie. YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) - Fighters from Central African Republic have kidnapped 16 people from a Cameroonian border town, including local politicians ...

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  16. Fighting Boko Haram: SDF supports wounded soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | CRTV

    The Chairman of the Social Democratic Front party, Ni John Fru Ndi has handed over foodstuff to wounded soldiers, casualties of the Boko Haram insurgency. The SDF Chairman made the donations on 19th March 2015 during a visit to the soldiers at the Yaounde Military Hospital.

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  17. DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to March 31Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Reuters

    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao, Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei and People's Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan speak at China Development Forum 2015. NEW DELHI - Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to attend board meetings of the Reserve Bank of India and the Securities and Exchange Board of India.

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  18. At least 15 kidnapped by unknown gunmen in eastern CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Star Online

    At least 15 people, including a mayor and local government officials, were kidnapped by unknown gunmen in eastern Cameroon near the restive border region with Central African Republic, authorities said on Friday. The delegation, which included local councillors, was returning from a funeral on Thursday night when they were attacked near Garoua-Boulai, about 600 km northeast of the capital Yaounde.

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  19. FECAFOOT normalisation mandate comes to an end: what then is FIFA`s decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | CRTV

    The Cameroon Football Federation FECAFOOT, is the spotlight as this Friday 20th March 2015 is the dateline for the end of the Mandate of the Normalisation Committee of the Federation. A wave of suspense has grip the federation as committee members as well as football lovers in the country seeks to know FIFA`s response to the Cameroonian delegation presently sojourning in Zurich.

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  20. Francoise Foning begins her final journal to EternityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | CRTV

    The casket carrying the mortal remains of the renowned Mayor of Douala V municipality, CPDM's central Committee member and International Business woman, Francoise Foning has been conveyed to Douala for last honours before it continues to her final resting place in the west Region. A huge crowd of Douala city dwellers took position along street corners to pay tribute to the dynamic mayor, who passed away on 23rd January 2015 at the Yaounde Central Hospital following a car accident on 18th January, 2015.

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