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  1. UN chief backs regional African force to fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | South China Morning Post

    United Nations leader offers support for African Union plan to create a regional force capable of combating Islamist group Boko Haram in West Africa United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at the 24th Ordinary Session of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Saturday. Photo: EPA UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday welcomed an African Union proposal to set up a regional five-nation force of 7,500 troops to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militants.

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  2. UN chief backs regional African force to fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed an African Union proposal to set up a regional five-nation force of 7,500 troops to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram militants. ADDIS ABABA: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday welcomed an African Union proposal to set up a regional five-nation force of 7,500 troops to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram militants.

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  3. Nigeria: Cameroon-Nigeria - Maximising Trade OpportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Preparation towards the setting up of a platform for business exchanges between Cameroon and Nigeria held in Douala on January 28. Organised by the Cameroon Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Crafts, CCIMA, with the collaboration of the Nigerian High Commission in Yaounde, business people in Cameroon sensitised on the importance of business exchanges the two brotherly nations. The meeting was crucial to conclude the commercial agreement discussed at the Sixth Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission on April 11, 2014, strengthen trade relations existing between the two countries, as well as open up new collaboration based on the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises, SMEs.

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  4. Nigeria fighter jets bomb town held by Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    Nigerian fighter jets have bombed the northeast town of Malam Fatori, controlled by Boko Haram Islamists, the military said Thursday. Witnesses and some media reports said troops and airforce planes from neighbouring Chad were involved in the operation on Nigerian soil but Abuja neither confirmed nor denied the claim.

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  5. Indomitable Lions disappoint fans againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CRTV

    The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon were amongst the favorites of group D according to CAF rankings as well as the sweeping victories the new generation squad recorded during the AFCON qualifiers. The lions began failing from the very first game at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, following the choice of players to start the opening game; some of those who qualified the team were kept aside and the early injury of Enoh Eyong made things worse.

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  6. OHADA: Council of Ministers' meeting opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CRTV

    Ministers of Justice and Finance of the 17 member states of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa have converged in Yaounde for their 37th Council of Ministers' meeting. The Council of Ministers' meeting which begins this Thursday 29th January 2015 is aimed at seeking solutions to issues faced by the organisation.

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  7. Commonwealth Africa Youth Ministers meeting: Cameroon ready to honour delegatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CRTV

    The Minister of Youth Affairs and Civic Education, Bidoung Mkpatt has noted the level of preparedness of the country to host the Commonwealth Africa Youth Ministers. Minister Bidoung Mkpatt was speaking this Wednesday 28 January 2015 in Yaounde in a press conference on the state of preparedness of Cameroon to play host to the conference.

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  8. 2015 AFCON: Social Media - " Fans disappointed with Indomitable Lions' unceremonious exitRead the original story

    Thursday | CRTV

    Fans of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have expressed dissatisfaction on social networking sites following the Lions' premature elimination from the 2015 AFCON this 28th January 2015. Reactions by Cameroonians at home and abroad on social media have been pretty radical and aggressive with blames apportioned on several people.

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  9. AFCON 2015: Renard Getting the Best out of Young ElephantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BleacherReport

    At the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday, Herve Renard and his young Ivory Coast side learned that revenge is a dish best served cold. , but they had the last laugh as they eliminated the Indomitable Lions from the 2015 Afcon following a superb Max Gradel goal.

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  10. Dietary exposure and health risk assessment for 11 minerals and trace ...Read the original story

    Thursday | CiteULike

    ... assessed by the Total Diet Study (TDS) method. Sixty-four pooled samples representing 96.5% of the diet in Yaounde, Cameroon, were prepared as consumed before analysis. Consumption data were sourced from a household budget survey. Dietary exposures ...

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  11. Cameroon: Ohada Justice, Finance Ministers MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    The high profile meeting of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa is expected to proffer solutions to the problems affecting the organisation. As Ministers of Justice and Finance of the 17 member States of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa begin meeting in Yaounde today Thursday 29 January, 2015 expectations are high as for the outcome of the 37th Council of Ministers meeting.

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  12. CEMAC/ECCAS: legal instruments: an issue of priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | CRTV

    Members of the Steering Committee to Rationalise the Economic Communities in Central Africa met in Yaounde this Tuesday January 27, 2015. To facilitate trade and boost the economies of the countries of the two communities, experts are seeking rational ways of functioning; harmonising the mechanisms and the duties of the two communities.

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  13. committee to head the rehabilitation of the infrastructure installedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | CRTV

    The Minister of Communication and Board Chair of the Cameroon Radio Television CRTV, Issa Bakary Tchiroma has installed members of the steering Committee in charge of the rehabilitation of the CRTV infrastructure. Felix Zogo, Technical Advisor No.

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  14. Cameroon v Ivory CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | BBC News

    Group D could be decided by the drawing of lots on Wednesday with all four teams going into the final matches with identical records. All previous games have ended 1-1, with Cameroon playing Ivory Coast and Guinea playing Mali in the group deciders.

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  15. Central Africa: Proposed CEMAC/ECCAS Merger - Experts Review Legal InstrumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Members of the Steering Committee to Rationalise the Economic Communities in Central Africa met in Yaounde on January 27, 2015. Countries of the Central African sub-region like many others in the world are struggling to emerge.

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  16. OHADA Ministers Meeting: experts ensure that ground work is laidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | CRTV

    Experts of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa, known by its French acronym OHADA, are currently meeting in Yaounde in prelude to the 37th meeting of Council of Ministers of OHADA scheduled for 29th and 30th January 2015, in Yaounde. Experts in Cameroon who have been meeting since 26th till the 28 January 2015, just a day to the D-day have discussed and will be discussing issues that concern ground works to the meeting and the functioning of the institution .

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  17. Football: Cameroon and Ivory Coast clash in tense Group D finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Peninsula

    Malabo--The old adage that everything will be decided on the pitch may not prove to be true in the case of Group D at this year's Africa Cup of Nations All four matches in the group have ended in 1-1 draws, leaving the Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Guinea and Mali absolutely even ahead of the final games in Malabo and Mongomo on Wednesday Two more identical draws will mean the drawing of lots will be required to decide who progresses to the quarter-finals and in which order That would not be unprecedented, with the drawing of lots required at the 1988 Cup of Nations to send Algeria through to the knockout stage at the expense of the Ivory Coast, who had drawn all three of their matches The 2015 version of the Elephants will hope to win and thereby avoid a similar fate as they face Cameroon at the Estadio de Malabo Coach Herve Renard will again be without forward Gervinho, who completes a ... (more)

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  18. Cameroon: President Meets Freed German HostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | AllAfrica.com

    It took roughly one hour at the State House last Saturday, January 24, for President Paul Biya to listen to the predicaments of Nitsch Eberhard Robert, the German citizen held hostage for six months in Nigeria by the Nigerian based Islamist sect, Boko Haram and to provide Presidential words of comfort for his tenacity. Mr Nitsch who stayed in captivity since July, 2014 and was released January 21, following a special operation of the Cameroon defence forces was accompanied in the Saturday audience by Klaus-Ludwig Keferstein, German Ambassador to Cameroon.

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  19. Boko Haram frees 192 people held in NE Nigeria: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | New Vision

    A man lays a flower wreath in tribute to victims of Boko Haram, during a march on January 21, 2015 in Yaounde. The head of Boko Haram - the enigmatic Abubakar Shekau - has openly taunted the countries being menaced by the armed Islamist group as they call for a united effort to crush it.

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  20. Francoise Foning is no moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CRTV

    The Mayor of Douala V, Member of the Central Committee of the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement, CPDM party, and President of Cameroon Female Entrepreneurs, Madame Tsopgny Nguiazong better known to many as Francoise Foning is dead. She died on Friday 23rd January 2015 at the Yaounde Central Hospital after having been involved in a road accident on Sunday 18th January 2015 at Ebebda in the Lekie Division, Centre Region of Cameroon.

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