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Cameroon: Humanitarian Aid, Equipment Blocked in Cameroon

The United Nations says huge loads of equipment, needed by the United Nations MINUSCA forces in the Central African Republic are blocked at the Douala seaport in Cameroon. The move is seen as a developing supply crisis in West Africa.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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Black Starlets beat Cameroon 2-1 in Yaounde

Ghana beat Cameroon 2-1 at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium in Yaounde on Saturday in their 2015 African Under-17 Championship final qualifier.

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Crisis in the CAR: President Biya sends a special envoy

The President of Cameroon, through the Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Defense Alain Mebe Ngo'o has pledged Cameroon's continuous support to the Central African Republic. This was during a 30 minute audience granted the Defence boss by the Central African Interim President, Catherine Samba M'Panza,on Saturday 13 September 2014.

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UNESCO: Irina Bokova begins official visit in Cameroon

Irina Georgieva Bokova arrives Cameroon this 15th September 2014 for a 48 hour official visit. The Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's visit is part of ongoing efforts made by the organization and Cameroon to foster the 54 year old partnership.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Maritime Security: Inter-regional Coordination Centre goes Operational

Delegates from the World's seven most industrialised nations , the United Nations and other international partners did observe the inauguration of the Inter-regional Coordination Centre for Maritime Safety and Security in the Gulf of Guinea that took place in Yaounde. The coordination centre situated at the Yaounde Golf Neighbourhood is a three-storey building over an area of about 500 m2.

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"Le Temps des Realization": 20th Edition Published

The Civil Cabinet of the Presidency of the Republic has published the 20th Edition of the Monthly Magazine "Le Temps des Realization." The present edition which is entitled: "New Partnership" has detailed information on the US / African leaders Summit that took place August 2014 in Washington DC with the participation of President Biya accompanied by first lady Chantal Biya.

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Private investors agree to do business in Cameroon

According to the agreement over 180 billion FCFA will be invested in specific sectors to create over 3000 direct and indirect jobs in Cameroon. The local and foreign investors agreed to do business in Cameroon in accordance with law No.2013 /004 of 18 April 2013, which provides incentives for private investments in the Republic of Cameroon.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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African Inspectors General Concert in Yaounde

The meeting that started on 10th September 2014, was attended by inspectors general and technical and financial partners. Amongst the main issues on discussion are ways of reducing fraud in state investments and the evolution of auditing and evaluation methods.

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AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: Police Forces Supplement Traffic Light

It is no news that school children are among the most touched by road accident due to negligence and ignorance. Some have bad road-crossing habits like crossing with their hands in the pockets, walking sluggishly, and discussing while crossing the road, that often lead to accident.

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UN peacekeepers arrive in strife-torn Central Africa

A new UN peacekeeping mission gets off the ground next week in the Central African Republic, one of Africa's most fragile states, despite questions over what peace there is to keep. UNITED NATIONS, United States: A new UN peacekeeping mission gets off the ground next week in the Central African Republic, one of Africa's most fragile states, despite questions over what peace there is to keep.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

AFCON Group D: Cameroon thump Ivory Coast 4-1 in Yaounde

Cameroon made it two wins from two in Group D thanks to a brace apiece from Vincent Aboubakar and Clinton N'Jie who scored either side of the break to help the Indomitable Lions to a 4-1 win over the Ivory Coast in a 2015 African Cup of Nations Qualifier in Yaounde on Wednesday. Cameroon took the lead in the 15th minute through youngster Clinton N'Jie who burst into the area before firing a left footed shot past Boubacar Barry to net his second goal in two games for the four time Afcon champions.

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Fighting Boko Haram: Religious Leaders on the offensive

Religious officials over the national territory have outrightly condemned the terrorist group Boko Haram. Airing their views in the local press on Tuesday, 9th September 2014, the spiritual leaders expressed their displeasure with the activities of the terrorist sect.

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Back to School 2014: Effective Start new resolutions

The 2014/2015 academic year has effectively kick-started across the national territory following the official reopening date of 8th September 2014. Roadside congestion, uniforms of all colours and the excited voices of pupils and students announce the successful start of the 2014/2015 new school year.

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Cameroon: Over 180 Billion Investments for 3,000 Jobs

Going by the license agreements the government of Cameroon signed with 13 companies in Yaounde yesterday September 9, 2014 within Law No. 2013/004 of 18 April 2013 that provides incentives for private investments in the Republic of Cameroon, over FCFA 180 billion would be invested in diverse sectors to create over 3,000 direct and indirect jobs.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Cameroonian Army Kills Over 100 Boko Haram Militants - Official

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, Sept 10 -- Over 100 militants of the Nigerian Islamist sect, Boko Haram, were killed over the past weekend by the Cameroonian army in northern Cameroon, the country's Communication Minister, Issa Tchiroma Bakary, said. "On Saturday at about 1 p.m. , two explosive shells were thrown by Boko Haram fighters at Fotokol in the Cameroonian territory near the Nigerian border.

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West Africa: Pirates Plague Gulf of Guinea

In prelude to the inauguration and signing of the headquarter accord in Yaounde of the Inter-regional Centre for Coordination, ICC, for Maritime Security and Safety in the Gulf of Guinea this Thursday, security stakeholders, yesterday, September 8, 2014, discussed how to contain the activities of pirates and terrorists in the region. Holding at the Yaounde Hilton Hotel, researchers, university dons, politicians, military and maritime sector stakeholders at the international conference analysed the effectiveness of security measures so far tried and also considered the expected paradigm shift with the coming on board of ICC.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Councillors want to help better co-ordinate road work on major arteries

Waiter David Barros of Portus Calle restaurant takes a break along the torn up sidewalk of St-Laurent Blvd. in Montreal on Oct. 17, 2007. Lack of coordination led to work on the major artery taking much longer than intended, harming local businesses.

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the Pope to the Bishops of Cameroon: Evangelisation is Closely Linked to Human Development

VATICAN, Holy See, September 8, 2014/African Press Organization / - Today Pope Francis received the prelates of the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon at the end of their five-yearly "ad limina" visit. At the end of the audience the Pope expressed his encouragement and confidence in the bishops, whose visit to Rome underlined the spirit of communion with the Apostolic See, and handed them his written discourse, in which he writes that "for the Gospel to profoundly touch and convert hearts, we must remember that only our unity and love make it possible to bear witness authentically and effectively".

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Cameroon: WACS to Reduce Communications Cost

The Minister of Posts and Telecommunications made the revelation in Batoke as he handed over the Submarine Fibre Optic Cable Landing Station to CAMTEL. With high rates of calls charged by the two private mobile telephone companies, poor communication services rendered, snail pace internet connections and other technological services that leave much to be desired, the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications, Jean Pierre Biyiti Bi Essam says these shortcomings will soon be of bitter memory.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

GlobalNews

Fearing female circumcision, Lasalle family fights deportation

Hilary Fuh-Cham's father was known as a "sub-chief" in his native village of Cameroon, a tiny place about 20 km outside the town of Bamenda, in the eastern part of the country. But when his father died, his world turned upside down, triggering a series of events that left him, his wife and three children in Canada fighting off deportation.

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