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  1. Blood Flows As 30 Cameroonian Separatists Are Killed By Army During A ClashRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Cameroon soldiers have killed at least 30 separatists in two days of intense fighting in the turbulent English-speaking region, a military spokesman has said. The military also freed people held by separatists during its two-day operation in the Mayo Binka area near Nkambe, spokesman Colonel Didier Badjeck told the Associated Press news agency on Wednesday.

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  2. .com | Cameroon journalist accused of justifying terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News24

    A Cameroon journalist has been charged with justifying terrorism, his lawyer told AFP on Friday, one of at least six reporters detained since a disputed presidential election on October 7. Michel Biem Tong, who works for the internet site Hurinews.com was arrested on October 23 by army security forces, lawyer Essomba Tchoungui said. A support group noted that Tong was arrested following "a series of articles that denounced abuses by the Cameroon army in anglophone zones" of the country where separatists have clashed repeatedly with government forces.

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  3. New Mandate : President Paul Biyaa s Cultural VisionRead the original story

    Yesterday | CRTV

    Cameroon is a unique cultural hub. It's diversity and multiplicity of cultures, comprising over two hundred tribes, has earned it the appellation "Africa in miniature".

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  4. .com | I Ran for president in Cameroon. Here is what I learntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News24

    ... will now serve another seven-year term. President Biya won disputed elections on 7 October amidst rising unrest in Cameroon. The country is divided into the Francophone area which makes up four-fifths of territory and the smaller Anglophone area. In ...

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  5. Presbyterian Hostages Freed in Cameroon, But Conflict Carries OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christianity Today

    Kidnappers released this week the last of more than 80 hostages taken from a Presbyterian school in Cameroon amid an escalating crisis in the Central African country's English-speaking regions. Just over a week after being captured at gunpoint, the principal, dorm warden, and two remaining students were freed Monday, while the rest of the victims, students ages 1117, were let go last week, Reuters reported .

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  6. Cameroon strives to curb maternal and infant mortality in restive Anglophone regionsRead the original story

    Thursday | Xinhuanet

    Cameroon is striving to "significantly" reduce the number of children and mothers dying in the two war-torn English-speaking regions of the country, the Minister of Public Health, Andre Mama Fouda said on Wednesday. According to the Ministry of Public Health, 40 percent of health centers have been shut down in the regions following clashes between government forces and armed separatist groups.

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  7. Cameroon: Renewed Anglophone Fighting Displaces Hundreds of CiviliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    Cameroon's restive English-speaking regions are emptying out after renewed military raids on separatist strongholds left at least 30 people dead in two days. The renewed fighting comes barely a week after President Paul Biya, during his inauguration ceremony, warned rebels to drop their guns or be killed.

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  8. Cameroon conflict: 'We live in fear in Bamenda'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    We live in fear and are traumatised by the fighting in Bamenda. This once peaceful and lively city in Cameroon has become a battleground between government forces and rebels demanding an independent state for the central African nation's English-speaking minority.

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  9. Cameroon military says 30 separatists killed in fightingRead the original story

    Wednesday | WMC-TV Memphis

    Cameroon's military has killed at least 30 separatists in two days of intense fighting in the turbulent English-speaking North West region, a military spokesman said Wednesday. The military freed people held by separatists during its two-day operation, military spokesman Col.

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  10. Cameroon: State Universities - President Biya Orders Recruitment of 2,000 LecturersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | AllAfrica.com

    The Minister, Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Republic, hereby informs the public that the Head of State, His Excellency Paul Biya, has just ordered a special recruitment of two thousand PhD/Doctorat holders as lecturers in Cameroon's State universities. This recruitment, which is open to graduates resident in Cameroon and abroad, will be conducted over a period of three years, with effect from the 2019 financial year.

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  11. .com | At least 25 separatists killed in Cameroon: security officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | News24

    Twenty-five separatists were killed on Tuesday in fighting in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon, security officials said. "Twenty-five 'Amba Boys' were killed in three clashes in Mbot," a village near the town of Nkambe, a source in the capital Yaounde said on Wednesday, confirming a security source in the troubled Northwest Region.

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  12. .com | Cameroon military says 30 separatists killed in fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | News24

    Cameroon's military says it has killed least 30 separatists in the past few days in the country's restive North West region. Military spokesperson Colonel Didier Badjeck said on Wednesday that figures may increase after intense fighting in the Mayo Binka area.

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  13. I Ran for President in Cameroon. Here is What I LearntRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | World News Report

    ... will now serve another seven-year term. President Biya won disputed elections on 7 October amidst rising unrest in Cameroon. The country is divided into the Francophone area - which makes up four-fifths of territory - and the smaller Anglophone ...

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  14. Cameroon's Renewed Anglophone Fighting Displaces Hundreds of CiviliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Voice of America

    Cameroon's restive English-speaking regions are emptying out after renewed military raids on separatist strongholds left at least 30 people dead in two days. The renewed fighting comes barely a week after President Paul Biya, during his inauguration ceremony, warned rebels to drop their guns or be killed.

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  15. New Mandate : Paul Biya to increase social projectsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | CRTV

    ... 10 billion F. Other projects of 10,000 homes for regions in need is underway with the Italians. In terms of health, Cameroon has considerably raised the technical platforms and built referral hospitals or hospitals in the process of being completed. ...

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  16. At least 15 killed in Cameroon in clashes between army, separatistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    YAOUNDE: At least 15 people have been killed in a new bout of fighting between Cameroon army troops and separatist rebels, the two sides said on Tuesday, in a rise in violence since President Paul Biya won a seventh term in power in October. The conflict between Anglophone separatists, who want to create an independent state called Ambazonia, and government forces has killed more than 400 people in western Cameroon since last year and has emerged as Biya's greatest security problem in nearly four decades of rule.

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  17. 2019 AFCON : Fourth CAF inspection team on a decisive mission to Cameroon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | CRTV

    ... fourth inspection tour that the African football watchdog, CAF will give its final rolling on the hosting rights of Cameroon at the 2019 AFCON.

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  18. A Call For Compassion: An Open Letter To Mrs. Chantal BiyaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | World News Report

    ... joyous day on April 23rd, 1994, when as a young woman you got married and became the First Lady of the Republic of Cameroon. I celebrated that day for two reasons; that the country had as First Lady a younger woman and with the establishment of the ...

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  19. Cameroon drops fake news charges against Mimi MefoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | BBC News

    ... n charges of "publishing and propagating information that infringes on the territorial integrity of the Republic of Cameroon".

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  20. Emerging Africa Infrastructure FUNDCameroon gets 420MW clean, green...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Electric Energy Online

    The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund has announced that it is providing a 50 million loan over 18 years to Nachtigal Hydro Power Company which will build a run-of-the-river hydro power station on the Sanaga River in Cameroon. The Nachtigal plant is a key component in the Cameroon government's National Electricity Development Plan.

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