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  1. Hollande's Cameroon Visit Exacerbates Anti-French SentimentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    French president Francois Hollande talks to Cameroon's president Paul Biya, on November 30, 2014, in Dakar, as part of the 15th International Organization of French-Speakers summit. French President Francois Hollande travels to Cameroon Friday - his first visit to the country.


  2. Fighting Boko Haram: Cameroonians expelled from ChadRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | CRTV

    The operation of the Chadian security forces began on Saturday 26th June 2015 when heavily armed Gendarme Officers infiltrated areas known to have many foreigners in Ndjamena. A number of persons of non-Chadian personality were arrested and taken to the Gendarmerie for being illegal in Chad.


  3. Digital Switch-over: Country braces for a gradual mutationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | CRTV

    The Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary has announced that the digital switch-over begins by July 2015 in a gradual process that is expected to last for two years. The Minister made this statement during a press briefing on 26th June 2015 in the side-lines of a field trip organised to visit the site for the distribution of digital television signals in Akwa, Douala.


  4. Cameroon: Cameroon Trains New Generation of Clean Energy EntrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | AllAfrica.com

    Cameroon's higher education institutions are training students to develop entrepreneurial businesses using solar power and other renewable energy technologies, aimed at tackling electricity shortages and creating jobs. As climate stresses, including drought and floods, worsen entrenched poverty, the government is working with universities to find new ways of resolving those twin problems.


  5. Missionary comes home, shares story of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Daily Advance

    After serving as a missionary in Cameroon, Africa, since October 2013, Holly Emmerich has returned to Edenton on furlough to spend time with family and friends. She arrived on June 13 and will be leaving again for Africa on July 27. In between, two benefit concerts have been planned by her parents, Jeff and Gloria Emmerich, at the Rocky Hock Playhouse located at Leon Nixon Catering on Virginia Road .


  6. Groupe Fokou in Retailing (Cameroon) - New Report AvailableRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | PR-inside.com

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  7. Cameroon trains new generation of clean energy entrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | AlertNet

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  8. Cameroon: Sonara Trial - Metouck Charged With Embezzling Fcfa 514 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | AllAfrica.com

    The trial of the former General Manager of the National Oil Refinery, SONARA, and four others accused of embezzling over FCFA 514 million, began at the Yaounde-based Special Criminal Court, SCC on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. It is presided by the President of the SCC, Mr. Justice Yap Abdou, alongside Justices Louis Claude Nyassa and Nina Galina, with Justices Tagiyin and Adebada as Advocates General.


  9. Government makes strides in humanising widowhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | CRTV

    Cameroon is observing the day on the theme, "What strategies to entirely take care of the problems of widows today?" Commemorative activities in the country have been postponed to Tuesday 30th June 2015. The ceremony shall be highlighted by a roundtable discussion with a team made up of a sociologist, jurist, social worker and a widow with a testimony.


  10. Central Africa: Wildlife Future Hangs in the BalanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Voice of America

    Kenyan Wildlife Rangers are seen standing near the carcass of an elephant in Tsavo East, Kenya, in this June 19, 2014, photo. An extraordinary conference of the Organization for Wildlife Conservation in Africa and the 15th meeting of the 10 member Congo Forest Basin has ended in Yaounde with a statement of intent to save Africa's wildlife whose future, the documents authors say, is threatened.


  11. Hajj 2015: 5% cost increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | CRTV

    An additional sum of 259,000FCFA has been added as part of expenses for the 2015 Moslem Pilgrimage to Mecca. The Chairman of the Hadjj Commission - Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization Rene Emmanuel Sadi uncovered this information in Yaounde during a preparatory meeting for the 2015 Muslim Pilgrimage to Mecca.


  12. Cameroon: Michel Fotso Pledges Home for Embezzled MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Hearing continued on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at the Yaounde-based Special Criminal Court, SCC, in the trial of Yves Michel Fotso, former General Manager of the defunct national carrier, Cameroon Airlines, Camair. Fotso is accused in the first case involving the liquidation of Camair of embezzling FCFA 89 billion.


  13. The world in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | NWAonline

    Head of the Danish People's Party Kristian Thulesen Dahl and party colleague Peter Skaarup arrive Friday at Christian IX's Palace at Amalienborg Castle in Copenhagen to inform Danish Queen Margrethe about who the party wants to lead the forthcoming negotiation to form a new Danish Government. COPENHAGEN -- Danish voters ousted the government of Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and backed an opposition in which the anti-immigration Danish People's Party emerged as the biggest force.


  14. Chad to round up beggars, foreigners after Boko Haram attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | AlertNet

    Chad said on Friday it planned to round up beggars and some foreigners as part of a security clamp-down, days after two suicide attacks on its capital blamed on Boko Haram Islamist militants from neighbouring Nigeria. The apparently coordinated blasts in two police offices on Monday killed 34 people and injured dozens in the largest attack of its kind in the Central African nation.


  15. Cameroon detains 84 children after raiding Quranic schoolsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Stars and Stripes

    Cameroonian authorities have been holding 84 children - some as young as 5 years old - for months without charge after officials accused their teachers at Quranic schools of running terrorist training camps, Amnesty International said Friday. The international human rights organization called on Cameroon to release the children to their parents immediately, saying nearly all of them are too young to face criminal charges.


  16. Cameroon: Cameroon Health Workers Strike Over Dilapidated HospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | AllAfrica.com

    Hospital workers in Cameroon have gone on strike in protest at 'unbearable' working conditions. Their demands include state-of-the art medical equipment, more drugs to treat patients and action against corruption.


  17. Red Bulls have "options" at the wings this weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Once A Metro

    One is hurt, one is in Cameroon, one is coming off an injury, one is Dane Richards, and there are still other options. Lloyd Sam is day-to-day according to Jesse Marsch due to his injury picked up in U.S. Open Cup play.


  18. Cameroon Campaigns Against Sickle CellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Voice of America

    Today is World Sickle Cell Day. Cameroon is raising awareness of the disease and asking couples to carry out genotype test before getting married to avoid the disease - a genetic disorder primarily seen in people of African descent.


  19. Cameroon has investment opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Bizcommunity

    Cameroon is one of Africa's best-kept secrets. The investment opportunities are wide open - from agriculture and renewable energy to retail developments, believes Africa strategy advisor for Moore Stephens, Jeff Blackbeard, who recently met with Cameroonian Prime Minister, Philemon Yang.


  20. Cameroon Worried Over Spread of IdeologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Big News Network.com

    Cameroon has assembled all its Muslim leaders in the capital, Yaounde, to teach them how to identify and denounce promoters of the Islamic State group's radical ideology. The effort comes amid reports supporters of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram have dropped their arms and are now preaching "extremism."