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  1. Anne Marie Nzie's journey to eternity beginsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | CRTV

    The mortal remains of Cameroon's music icon, Anne Marie Nzie have been removed from the mortuary of the Yaounde Central Hospital this 21st July 2016. The corpse removal was followed by a brief stop at the National Museum and procession to the Yaounde Multipurpose Sports Complex.

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  2. Day of the African Woman: Preparations beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CRTV

    The Vice President of the Pan African Women's Organisation, Madeleine Tefack has reminded women in Cameroon and Africa as a whole, of their leading role as mothers, to ensure that the society is built on moral values. Madeleine Tefack emphasised on this aspect during the first preparatory meeting ahead of the 54th edition of the Day of the African Woman to be observed on 31st July 2016.

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  3. Cameroon Divided Over Report on Boko Haram FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Voice of America

    ... soldiers are struggling to save their lives. FILE - This banner across the National Day parade route in Yaounde, Cameroon, reflects citizens' appreciation for soldiers' efforts against Boko Haram, May 20, 2016. (M. Kindzeka/VOA) Negative impact ...

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  4. New IMF rep for Jamaica takes officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Jamaica Observer

    DR Constant Lonkeng Ngouana took office in Kingston Monday as the new resident representative of the International Monetary Fund in Jamaica. He replaces Dr Bert van Selm, who ended his assignment as resident representative and has returned to the IMF headquarters in Washington, DC.

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  5. Regional Governors meet in bi annual conference in YaoundeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | CRTV

    Governors of Cameroon`s ten regions are examining the social, economic and security situation of their areas of command during the second semester meeting in Yaounde. The governors conference is discussing the country's social, economic and cultural lives during their first the first half of the year.

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  6. Cameroon: Water Resources, Energy - New Officials Tasked to Be DisciplinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | AllAfrica.com

    The private Secretary to the Minister of Water Resources and Energy, Lilie Christiane Ngah appointed by Prime Ministerial decree on July 14, 2016 alongside some staff of the central and devolved services of the Ministry appointed by Minister BasileAtanganaKouna were July 15, 2016 commissioned into their new functions. They were installed in Yaounde, by the Secretary General in the Ministry of Water Resources and Energy, ManaoudaMalachiesitting in for his boss.

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  7. Cameroon hostages freed from captivity in Central African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Peninsula

    YAOUNDE: Eleven hostages from Cameroon were freed on Sunday following 16 months of captivity, after having been abducted by a militia group from the Central African Republic, a statement from the Cameroonian presidency said. The hostages included a local mayor, Mama Abakai, and 12 others, but two died in captivity, said President Paul Biya in the statement, adding that the crime would not go unpunished.

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  8. News briefsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | CRTV

    Two suspects of a gang of four who dislodged an express union agency in Obala on 27th April 2016 are presently under arrest in Yaounde. Missomo Michel aged 34 and Mani Ekani aged 39 with the help of another suspect made away with the sum of 750,000 FCFA including mobile phones.

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  9. Cameroon troops kill, torture Boko Haram suspects: Amnesty-Image2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Journal Argus

    ... the report quoted a 70-year old detainee as saying. Secret service agents also have tortured suspects in Yaounde, Cameroon's capital, including journalist Ahmed Abba of Radio France International, the report said. Arrests based on little ...

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  10. Cameroon is abusing rights in its fight against Boko Haram - AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Channelnewsasia.com

    YAOUNDE: Authorities in Cameroon have arbitrarily arrested more than 1,000 people as part of their fight against Islamist militant group Boko Haram and dozens have died of disease or been tortured to death, Amnesty International said on Thursday. Up to eight people are dying each month in Maroua Prison in the capital of Far North region and prisoners are kept in inhumane, overcrowded and unsanitary conditions, Amnesty said in a report.

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  11. Star Building: PM installs newly appointed personelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | CRTV

    The Prime Minister, Head of government, Philemon Yang, this July 11, 2016, urged newly promoted personnel to be assiduous and professional in their functions The newly appointed included; 11 Technical Advisers, 33 Charg de missions, 47 Attachs, five Directors and their deputies, appointed both in the Cabinet and the General Secretariat of the Prime Minister's Office on July 4 and 5, 2016 by the Head of State. Their boss , the Prime Minister Head of Government reminded them of their role in assisting him achieve the mission entrusted by the Head of State.

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  12. 52-year old woman delivers baby girlRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | CRTV

    A 52-year old woman has been delivered of a baby girl at the Hospital Centre for Applied Research, Endoscopic Surgery and Human Reproduction in Yaounde. The baby girl is one of the three children recently born at CHRACERH, an initiative of Cameroon's Head of State and his wife, to improve fertility and save the life of women and children.

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  13. Cameroon: Moves to Curb Forest Loss Linked to Chinese InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Yaounde - A new association set up for Chinese firms exploiting Cameroon's forests aims to help them work within the law A rise in Chinese companies operating in Cameroon's timber sector, combined with weak law enforcement, have fuelled a surge in illegal logging that is fast depleting the nation's forests, experts warn. But the government is hoping a new association it has set up for Chinese firms exploiting forests will strengthen links with officials and enable those companies to work within the law.

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  14. East: Gendarmerie Boss calls for effective collaboration to guarantee peace and SecurityRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | CRTV

    The atmosphere of peace and security in the East region of Cameroon has been saluted by the Secretary of State in the Ministry of Defence in Charge of the National Gendarmerie, Jean Baptiste Bokam. He was speaking in Abong Mbang during a working visit to the region.

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  15. Having been overlooked, Umtiti has chance to play in finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Brandon Sun

    France defender Samuel Umtiti looks set to spend Sunday night trying to stop Cristiano Ronaldo from scoring for Portugal in the European Championship final. But the 22-year-old centre half is now tipped to start after an impressive performance in the 2-0 win against Germany in the semifinals.

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  16. Francea s Samuel Umtiti looks to make most of European Championship finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | LA Daily News

    DENIS, France >> France defender Samuel Umtiti looks set to spend Sunday night trying to stop Cristiano Ronaldo from scoring for Portugal in the European Championship final. But the 22-year-old center half is now tipped to start after an impressive performance in the 2-0 win against Germany in the semifinals.

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  17. Penal code: Beggars in Yaounde desert premisesRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | CRTV

    Beggars in Yaounde have abandoned the streets following the adoption of a penal code on begging, which promises sanctions to those guilty of aggravated begging. The article on begging stipulates that anyone who has a means of subsistence but begs to earn a living will be liable to a prison sentence of up to three years and a fine of up to 500.000 CFAF.

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  18. Billion euro investment for Cameroon hydroelectric plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | West Australian

    French energy giant EDF and the World Bank are to join the government of Cameroon in funding a billion euro hydroelectric plant, slated to cover up to one third of the west African country's electricity needs. Natchigal hydro power company has a 35-year lease to run the facility in the town of the same name, some 65 kilometres from the capital Yaounde, Cameroon broadcaster Crtv said.

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  19. New Electricity Company created in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | CRTV

    An agreement to concretize the existence of this company was signed yesterday 7th July 2016 in Yaounde between France and Cameroon and the International Finance Corporation. The Minister of Water Resource and Energy Basile Atangana Kouna signed on behalf of Cameroon while Jean-Franois Arsenault represented the French Government.

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  20. Active chemical fractions of stem bark extract of Khaya grandifoliola ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | BioMed Central

    Khaya grandifoliola and Entada africana are traditionally used in Bamun traditional medicine for the treatment of liver related diseases. In this study, the synergistic hepatoprotective effect of respective active fractions of the plants were investigated against paracetamol-induced toxicity in primary cultures of rat hepatocytes.

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