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Cameroon: Road Safety Campaign - Students Join Crusade

Road accidents have claimed many lives around the country, particularly along express roads linking Douala, Yaounde, Bafoussam, and other towns inflicting untold losses, miseries and sufferings on victims, their families and the national economy.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Hispanic Business

Cameroon's Coffee Farmers Blame Government for Production Drops

Harvests of the nation's once-blooming cash crop have hit an all-time low with of more than 50 percent slump from the previous year.

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AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: Fcfa 2.5 Billion Needed for Monthly Salaries

The 5 per cent salary increase for civil servants decreed by the Head of State on July 7, 2014 as part of measures to cushion the effects of fuel price increase is costing the State an additional FCFA 2.5 billion per month.

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Cameroon: Muslim Clerics Turn to Education to Shun Boko Haram

Motari Hamissou used to get along well with his pupils at the government primary school in Sabga, an area in Bamenda, the capital of Cameroon's North West Region.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

BioMed Central

Water sources as reservoirs of Vibrio cholerae O1 and non-O1 strains...

Cholera has been endemic in Douala since 1971. Most outbreaks start from Bepanda, an overcrowded neighbourhood with poor hygiene and sanitary conditions.

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AlertNet

Cameroon fires two army officers after Boko Haram raids

President Paul Biya on Tuesday dismissed two senior army officers in Cameroon's far north following Boko Haram attacks in which at least seven people were killed and the wife of a senior official was kidnapped.

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AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: Issah Ahmed to Give Evidence On Oath

Hearing in the case opposing the State of Cameroon against the former mayor of the Bafia Council, Issah alias Issah Ahmed could not proceed last July 24 at the Special Criminal Court in Yaounde because the counsel of the accused asked for an adjournment of the case to permit his client have time to legalise exhibits which he will use to give as ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

African Affairs

"Magic body" and "cursed sex": Chinese sex workers as "bitch-witches" in Cameroon

The author would like to acknowledge a fellowship received from the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam from January to June 2012.

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AlertNet

Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon's vice PM, kills at least 3

Nigerian fans hold a banner against Boko Haram during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match agaisnt Bosnia at the Pantanal arena in Cuiaba June 21, 2014.

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CRTV

Ministry of Public Health and CHAI begins a new page

About 4 million doses of injectable Artesunate, a new malaria treatment shall be supplied in Cameroon from 2014 to 2017 by a non-governmental organisation known as Clinton Health Access Initiative.

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AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: Rising Sea Drowns Tourism

Kribi - Pierre Zambo is a hotel manager in Kribi, a sea resort town in Cameroon's South Region.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

AlertNet

Boko Haram militants seize Cameroon vice PM's wife - Cameroon ...

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Questions arise about firm handed Sud-Ouest sidewalk contract

Quebec's recent anti-corruption legislation has made it tough and expensive for the city of Montreal to repair the sidewalk along a 500-metre stretch of St-Antoine St. W. Quebec's Integrity in Public Contracts Act forced the city to go to public tenders three times for the same sidewalk and lighting contract starting in 2012 before it finally ... (more)

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Cameroon: Disturbing Digital Lateness

Since the completion of work on the Cameroon-Chad pipeline in 2004, an optical fibre backbone facility now exists in Cameroon with the possibility of some 12 landing points or terminals.

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In-depth Africa

IOM Organizes Safe Return from Cameroon of Chadian Migrants Displaced from CAR

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization / - Thousands of Chadian migrants fleeing violence in the Central African Republic have been stranded in Cameroon since the beginning of 2014.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Inter Press Service

Social Protection Needed to Reduce Africa's Inequalities

David, 14, transports gallons of palm oil for his father in Penja, in Cameroon's Littoral region.

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IRIN

Boko Haram steps up Cameroon raids

YAOUNDE, 24 July 2014 - Nigerian radical Islamist group Boko Haram's free-wheeling ruthlessness is increasingly troubling the remote Far North Region of Cameroon, which has seen several attacks in recent months, with foreigners also abducted for ransom.

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The Toronto Star

UN chastises Canada over immigration detention, including un-deportable man jailed 8 years

"The inability of a state party to carry out the expulsion of an individual does not justify detention," says the Human Rights Working Group.

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Inter Press Service

Cameroon's Rising Sea Drowns Tourism

Fisherman in Kribi, Cameroon, say this is the last stretch of beach with enough space for them to anchor their canoes.

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CRTV

UPC: the historic party convenes conference

The managing team of the Union of the peoples of Cameroon UPC has organized a press conference in Douala.

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