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State House; a meeting of two big heads
The Head of State His Excellency Paul Biya granted audience to the pioneer President of the Senate, Marcel Niat Njifenji on Tuesday 18 June 2013 at Unity Palace The first official meeting between the President of the Republic and the newly elected President of Cameroon's maiden upper house of Parliament, Senator Marcel Niat Njifenji, took place at ... (more)
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Looking to Cameroon's women senators
Marlyse Aboui, a 40-year-old nurse, has still not gotten over the astonishment she felt when she heard that Cameroon's President Paul Biya had nominated her to the senate.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Global Press Institute
Cameroon's Queen of the Mountain Runs From Poverty to Fame
To win Cameroon's annual Race of Hope and its prize money, athletes must complete a grueling course up Mount Cameroon, an active volcano that is also West Africa's highest peak.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Africa: Industrialisation Imperative For Africa's Dev't
The 2013 economic report on Africa jointly produced by the Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union holds that the continent has real opportunities from its rich natural and human resources to promote economic transformation and to address poverty, inequality and youth unemployment.
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Journalists threatened, obstructed in Cameroon
Authorities in Cameroon should investigate reports of journalists being threatened and obstructed from covering the site of an airplane crash on Monday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Africa: Survivors of Coton-Tchad Aircraft Crash at NSIF Hospital
The four survivors of the Coton-Tchad aircraft crash that occurred in Ngaoundere on Monday June 10, 2013, are presently receiving treatment at the National Social Insurance Fund Hospital in Yaounde.
Cameroon: Are Douala's Judges Colluding With Local Big Shots to Silence Journalists?
Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by journalist and cartoonist Charles Fils Elangue's detention for the past six days in the business capital of Douala pending payment of a fine, damages and legal costs in a defamation case heard before a court in the Douala district of Ndokoti.
Cameroon names ruling party official as Senate head, next in line if strongman Biya dies
This secluded parcel of land surrounded by Okanagan Mountain Park in Kelowna features 1,400 feet of shoreline, a 1,600-sq-ft dock, two guest houses, hiking trails and a private road.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Camair-Co connects Douala and Abidjan with thrice-weekly flights
Camair-Co increased its regional coverage from its base in Douala in Cameroon on 4 June with the launch of services to the Ivoirian city of Abidjan .
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Media Alert: Born this Way to Screen at Human Rights Watch Film Festival
What: BORN THIS WAY, powerful documentary on plight of Gays and Lesbians in Cameroon, is part of prestigious Human Rights Watch Film Festival lineup When: Human Rights Watch Film Festival BORN THIS WAY screenings June 21/22 http://ff.hrw.org/film/born-way Why: BORN THIS WAY is a documentary examining the plight of gays and lesbians in the Central ... (more)
Nabstar Performs with Gobe Artist Davido in Antwerp
'Urban Africa' is a collaboration project between Motherland VZW, Michael Adekeye and 3rd World Survivor - Nabil's record label which he co owns with his brother Rahul Fongod.
Buea Coconut Joloffe Rice
This is a vegetarian joloffe rice - the fresh vegetables added to the sauce can vary or be substituted with frozen mixed vegetables.
President approves award of mobile licence to Viettel
The president of Cameroon, Paul Biya, has signed a decree that approves the award of the country's third mobile licence to Vietnamese-owned telecoms group Viettel, Agence Ecofin reports.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
AIDS Research and Therapy
Tuberculous meningitis: presentation, diagnosis and outcome in...
Tuberculous meningitis the most fatal presentation of tuberculosis especially in HIV-infected patients is a real diagnostic and therapeutic challenge worldwide.
Entrepreneurial women in Cameroon transform plastic waste into wealth
Excess waste in Cameroon's cities and towns causes environmental pollution and public health hazards.
Indiegogo Funding Campaign for Spatial Analysis Laboratory for Conservation Science
This campaign was launched because of plans / dream to start a Geographic Information Systems Laboratory focused on conservation science in Cameroon, one of the biodiversity hotspots of the world.
Science, Industry and Business
Substances from African medicinal plants could help stop tumor growth
Experiments using benzophenones derived from plants originating in Cameroon produce evidence that these may be effective against multi-drug resistant cancers African medicinal plants contain chemicals that may be able to stop the spread of cancer cells.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Dead soldiers honoured/ Men of science talk AIDS/ The Dja forest Reserve: a treasure to safeguard
Nzana Vandele who had served the army for 9 years and Zoungou Zoungou for 23 years were honoured in a military ceremony in Douala.
The Drinks Business
French site accused of selling Yquem 2012
An online retailer, 1855.com , has been criticised for apparently trying to sell ChA teau Yquem 2012 en primeur - even though that vintage was not produced by the estate.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Bozize out of the frying pan into SA?
Is he or isn't he in South Africa? Whatever the case, finding a permanent refuge for Francois Bozize is complicated.