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10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: Economic Partnership Bill for Scrutiny

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Cavaye Yeguie Djibril, yesterday July 8, 2014 announced in plenary sitting in Yaounde that government has tabled a draft bill on the Economic Partnership Agreement to be forwarded to the Foreign Affairs Committee for scrutiny.

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11 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

Editorial: Montreal's centralizing steps hold promise

Coderre says the funding changes are to be essentially revenue-neutral for the city as a whole, since they will reallocate $990 million in existing borough allotments and add $18.6 million within five years.

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15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: 1,100 Volunteers, Conscripts Selected in NW

The North West Region will feature some 1,100 volunteers and conscripts for National Civic Service training in 2014.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

United Nations

Escalating violence in Central African Republic threatens aid delivery - " UN agency

Malnutrition and diseases have plagued women and children who have trekked for months to escape the escalating violence in Central African Republic into neighbouring Cameroon.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

BioMed Central

Coincidence of diabetes mellitus and hypertension in a semi-urban...

Hypertension and diabetes mellitus are increasingly common in population within Africa.

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Reuters

Cameroon raises salaries as it faces opposition to fuel subsidy cuts

Cameroon raised the base salary for government workers and the military on Monday and entered negotiations with transport workers in an effort to head off potential social unrest after it cancelled fuel subsidies last week in a bid to cut costs.

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CRTV

Fuel Price Increase: important updates

The increase in the salary of state workers is effective from July 7th 2014. Discussions concerning an increase in Cameroon's minimum wage, presently is 28000frs are currently ongoing.

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AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: Government Pledges Renewed War Against Corruption

The Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary, read out the following statement at a press briefing in Yaounde on July 3, 2014.

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AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: Four Projects Interest Chinese Investors

The Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Division of Africa of the Chinese company, CITIC Construction Company Co.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Reuters

Cameroon transport workers to strike over fuel hikes

Transport workers in Cameroon threatened on Wednesday to strike next week over a government decision to cut some fuel subsidies, raising the spectre of unrest as the country tries to please international donors.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Refugees Vulnerable to Gender Violence

The United Nations says gender-based violence against Central African Republic refugees in East Cameroon is very high and is calling on the government in Yaounde to do more to protect these vulnerable women.

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CBS Local

Joel Embiid Polite, Smart, And Confident In Short Conference Call

"Thank you everyone for asking me questions," Joel Embiid said to various members of the Philadelphia media before hanging up the phone on Monday afternoon.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

WKBT

Leaders from La Crossse's sister city Kumbo visit area

City and religious leaders from our sister city Kumbo, Republic of Cameroon will be in our area for the next nine days.

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Global Catholic Network EWTN

1-Jul-14 - ''In Memoriam'' for Prelates from Africa and the Americas

Holy See Remembers Bishops Who Have Died in Recent Weeks VATICAN CITY, July 01, 2014 - IN MEMORIAM The Vatican today remembered the following prelates who have died in recent weeks: -Bishop Joseph Befe Ateba, of Kribi, Cameroon, on 4 June at the age of 52 -Bishop Alejandro Antonio Buccolini, emeritus of Rio Gallegos, Argentina, on 6 June at the age ... (more)

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KTEN-TV Denison

Ebola deaths in West Africa rise to 467

A federal judge in Kentucky has struck down the state's ban on same-sex couples getting licenses and marrying in the state.

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The Washington Post

What prompts violence against refugees?

The small towns of Kentzou, Garoua-Boulai and Ngaoui in eastern Cameroon are overrun by people seeking refuge from the slaughter and pillaging in neighboring Central African Republic .

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Reuters

Cameroon fuel prices rise as subsidies cut under donor pressure

Cameroon has cut some of its costly fuel subsidies, a move that will please international donors calling for reforms but has in the past been reversed due to the threat of protests against subsequent price rise.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Vanguard

Dangote to halt cement imports into Cameroon with $140m investment

The Dangote Group has so far sunk $140 million into its cement grinding plant in the Cameroonian economic capital city, Douala.

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The Miami Herald

Cameroon, Ghana to investigate World Cup failures

The presidents of Cameroon and Ghana have called for investigations following disappointing World Cup showings that saw both countries eliminated during the group stage.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

ITV

Leaders demand answers over World Cup exits

Cameroon's Paul Biya has asked his government to submit a report within one month into "the causes of the inglorious campaign of our Indomitable Lions at the 2014 World Cup football."

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