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  1. Chocolate Confectionery in Cameroon - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Kinder Joy, for example, is a favourite amongst children because of the toy found inside. Competitive Landscape Chocolaterie Confiserie du Cameroun led chocolate confectionery in 2013 with its Mambo brand, and this is expected to continue in 2014.

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  2. WHO: Charlotte Fatty Ndiaye leaves CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CRTV

    The Resident Representative of the World Health Organization Charlotte Fatty Ndiaye is leaving Cameroon to begin a new mission in Madagascar. A farewell ceremony on her behalf was organized in Yaounde on Friday 24th April 2015 by the Minister of Public Health, Andre Mama Fouda.

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  3. New Anti-Terrorism Law Batters Cameroonians Seeking SecessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Inter Press Service

    The separatist Southern Cameroons National Council - which is demanding an independent Southern Cameroons made up of Cameroon's Northwest and Southwest Regions - has been targeted under the new law , which forbids public meetings, street protests or any action that the government deems to be disturbing the peace. Long desired by Western powers for its beauty and natural resources, Cameroon was first occupied by the Germans in 1884.

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  4. Pre-school education: New programme validatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | CRTV

    The think-tanks of pre-school education in Cameroon have agreed on a new orientation after a two-day seminar. The seminar to launch a new curriculum which began on 23rd April 2015 was presided over by the Minister of Basic Education, Youssouf Adjidja Alim.

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  5. EMIA Graduation: President pays homage to soldiersRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | CRTV

    The Head of State, Chief of the Armed Forces, President Paul Biya has paid glowing tribute to the soldiers fighting against Boko Haram insurgents, in his speech at the graduation of the 33rd and 34th batches of military cadets from the Combined Military Academy, EMIA. The colourful military ceremony at the Headquarters Brigade in Yaounde on Friday 24th April 2015 was also an occasion for the Head of State to extend the grief of the whole Nation to families who lost their love ones in the war and to the victims of the inhuman activities of the terrorist group.

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  6. Cameroon: Biya Cracks Down on English-Speaking SeparatistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    Cameroon's government under President Paul Biya is bearing down on a separatist movement fighting for the rights of a minority English-language region, using as its weapon a sweeping new anti-terrorism law introduced at the end of last year. The separatist Southern Cameroons National Council - which is demanding an independent Southern Cameroons made up of Cameroon's Northwest and Southwest Regions - has been targeted under the new law, which forbids public meetings, street protests or any action that the government deems to be disturbing the peace.

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  7. Suspected Central African Republic rebels kill three in Cameroon raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A suspected group of armed rebels from the Central African Republic killed three people in a village in neighbouring Cameroon and kidnapped seven others, the latest in a spate of cross-border attacks, Cameroon state radio said on Friday. YAOUNDE: A suspected group of armed rebels from the Central African Republic killed three people in a village in neighbouring Cameroon and kidnapped seven others, the latest in a spate of cross-border attacks, Cameroon state radio said on Friday.

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  8. MINJUSTICE: the respect of Diplomatic Immunity highlightedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CRTV

    Experts at the Ministry of Justice and those of External Relations are reflecting on a better way of dealing with diplomatic immunities. In a two day seminar organized in Yaounde, participants will have to grapple on matters relating to seven court decisions taken pertaining to the protection of diplomats and international organizations.

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  9. Fighting Boko Haram: six member committee to manage donations put in placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CRTV

    A six member committee to control the various donations to the army fighting the Boko Haram Insurgency in the Far North has been created. The ad hoc interdepartmental committee was created within the framework of ensuring accountability in the financial and material donations from the population and organisations to the defence forces.

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  10. War against HIV/AIDS: Cameroon US partnership.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CRTV

    The US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief PEPFAR has disbursed a sum of 121million FCFA for the fight against HIV AIDS in Cameroon. The grant was handed to the Cameroon Government by the United States Ambassador to Cameroon Michael Stephen Hoza during a ceremony organized at the U.S Embassy.

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  11. President Paul Biya decorates EMIA graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | CRTV

    The President of the Republic has presided over the graduation ceremony of the 33rd, 34th batch of the Joint Military School . President Paul Biya, Head of the Arm Forces chaired the ceremony today Friday 24th April 2015 at the Military Headquaters in Yaounde.

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  12. Central Africa: UN - Escalation of Violence Is Holding Back DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Continued violence in the Central African Republic, combined with the rise of Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighboring countries may delay development for years to come, according to UN officials who met in Yaounde, Cameroon. "The devastation and human costs are staggering," said Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, the Head of UNDP Africa at a regional consultation on peace, security and development in Central Africa.

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  13. EIFORCE: woman becomes Deputy Director GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CRTV

    The International School of Security Forces known in its French acronym as EIFORCES has got a new and female Deputy Director General. Oyono ne Thom Cecile was installed yesterday 22nd April 2015 in a ceremony presided by the Delegate General for National Security, Martin Mbarga Nguele.

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  14. Nigerian forces invade last known stronghold of Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | AlertNet

    Nigerian forces backed by warplanes invaded Islamist group Boko Haram's last known stronghold, the Sambisa forest, on Wednesday, in an effort to finally defeat their six-year-old insurgency, two military sources said. Armies from Nigeria and neighbours Chad, Niger and Cameroon have in the past two months launched a concerted push to try to crush the insurgents, who have killed thousands and kidnapped hundreds in their battle to establish an Islamic state.

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  15. George Jones on how he overcame the Sundance tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... of Cameroon and Congo, a remote mountainous area in central Africa. The C212 Aviocar was flying from Yaounde, Cameroon, to a tiny dirt airstrip near the company's undeveloped iron ore project at Mbalam. All 11 people on board, six of whom were ...

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  16. Yaounde: UN consultations on implication of the CAR and Boko Haram crises openRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | CRTV

    Coordinators of the United Nations Systems in the Central African Sub region and experts are meeting in Yaounde for two days of consultations on the implications of the Central African Republic and Boko Haram crises. The experts will be seeking to understand the context and dynamics of the conflict from a multidimensional point of view.

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  17. Back-to-School: Third term beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | CRTV

    Blue, green, white and pink amongst others, were the dominant colours on the streets of Yaounde and other major towns in Cameroon as primary and secondary schools resume classes this day. The ambiance in school campuses was classrooms filled with students and pupils, most of them eager to continue with school lessons and others happy to meet friends after the short second term break.

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  18. In brief: Al-Qaida in Yemen takes massive weapons depot from armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Erie Times News

    ... in Nazi Germany, U.S. Embassy spokesman James Hallock said Azov fighters would not be among those trained. YAOUNDE, Cameroon -- Boko Haram militants killed at least 12 people in attacks on two Cameroonian villages on the northern border with ...

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  19. Boko Haram militants kill at least 10 in north Cameroon: armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | 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: Fighters from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least ten people in overnight attacks on two villages in neighboring northern Cameroon, two senior army sources told Reuters Friday.

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  20. Boko Haram militants kill at least 10 in north CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | AlertNet

    The logo of insurgent group Boko Haram is seen on the cracked windshield of an armored vehicle which Chadian military say they destroyed in battle in Gambaru, Nigeria, February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun YAOUNDE, April 17 - Fighters from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least ten people in overnight attacks on two villages in neighbouring northern Cameroon, two senior army sources told Reuters on Friday.

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