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Rucksack prohibited in populated places in Cameroon’s commercial capital following blast

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Rucksacks have been banned in bars, restaurants and supermarkets in Cameroon's commercial hub of Douala following a blast in the city, a government official...
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Campaign kicks off for pioneer regional elections in Cameroon

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The campaign for maiden regional elections started in Cameroon on Saturday. The campaign will last for two weeks and end at midnight...
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Two injured in explosion in Cameroon’s commercial capital

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Two people have been seriously injured in an explosion that happened overnight into Thursday in Cameroon's commercial hub of Douala, according to the police. ...
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Cameroon tightens security in capital following repeated blasts

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Security forces are stepping up security precautions in Cameroon's capital Yaounde following recurrent blasts in the city, a government official said on Monday. ...
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11 abducted school staff freed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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Some 11 school staff members who were kidnapped on Tuesday in Cameroon's restive Anglophone region of Northwest were released Thursday evening, according to...
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Separatists kidnap 11 school staff members in Cameroon

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At least 11 primary school staff members were kidnapped by armed separatists on Tuesday in Kumbo, a town in restive Anglophone Northwest region...
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Cameroon declares day of national mourning to honour killed children

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Saturday will be a day of national mourning in Cameroon after unknown gunmen killed seven children during a school attack, President Paul Biya has...
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OCHA condemns killing of school children in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Saturday evening strongly condemned the killing of school children in Cameroon's restive English-speaking...
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Cameroon working to redesign public-private sector ties to mitigate COVID-19 impact

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Cameroon is working to redesign public-private sector ties to alleviate impact of COVID-19 pandemic that has caused enormous economic hardships to the Central African...
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11 hostages freed by troops in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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Cameroonian troops have rescued 11 kidnapped victims during a mopping-up operation in Southwest, one of the two troubled English-speaking regions of the country,...
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3 killed, 5 kidnapped in Boko Haram raids in Cameroon’s Far North region

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At least three civilians were killed and five others abducted when terror group Boko Haram raided a locality in Cameroon's Far North region Thursday...
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Universities in Cameroon reopen after months of suspension amid COVID-19

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Universities and other higher education institutions in Cameroon started to welcome returning students on Thursday after a suspension of nearly seven months due to...
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Togbe Afede leads Sunon Asogli Power, AWA to explore opportunities in Cameroon

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Togbe Afede XIV, President of the National House of Chiefs, Co-founder of Sunon Asogli Power Ghana Limited has led a four-member delegation from Sunon...
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Cameroon kicks off drive for women participation in regional elections

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Cameroon's electoral body Elections Cameroon (Elecam) in collaboration with UN Women Cameroon on Wednesday kicked off an awareness campaign to have women participate in...
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Grenade blast injures seven in Cameroon

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A grenade blast in Cameroon's Far North region has seriously injured seven civilians, including children, according to local authorities. The explosion...
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Notorious gang leader killed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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The Cameroon army said Sunday its troops have killed a notorious gang leader of multiple high-profile crimes in restive English-speaking region of Northwest. ...
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Cameroon honours Chinese military official with medal

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Cameroon on Thursday awarded the medal of Knight of the Order of Valour to Chinese Defense Attache to Cameroon, Senior Colonel Chai Xiaojiang for...
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Cameroon rescues 160 street children since start of COVID-19

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At least 160 street children, including those from neighbouring countries, have been rescued since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Cameroon, Minister of Social Affairs...
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Africa CDC says 5 African countries account for 72 percent of COVID-19 cases in...

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday disclosed five African countries account for 72 percent of all COVID-19...
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5 killed in Cameroon road accident

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A road accident in Cameroon's Far North region killed five people and injured several others on Thursday, according to local police. ...
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Cameroon president holds talks with Burkina Faso special envoy on security, COVID-19

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Cameroon President Paul Biya on Tuesday hold talks in Yaounde with Thierry Hot, special adviser to Burkina Faso President Christian Kabore, on the fight...

Hundreds of families displaced by flash flood in Cameroon’s commercial capital

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About 900 families have been displaced from their homes in Cameroon's commercial capital Douala due to flash flood following heavy rains, government officials said...
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Multinational force hand over 94 rescued persons to Nigeria

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A multinational force comprising troops from Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria, have handed over to Nigeria's Borno state 94 persons who were rescued...
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AFCON 2021 qualifiers to resume in November

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Emergency Committee on Wednesday approved a new set of dates for qualifiers for the 2021 Africa Cup...
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UN demands probe into human rights violations in Cameroon

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The United Nations wants the authorities in Cameroon to begin an investigation into reports of serious human rights violations, including a shocking video allegedly...
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Three armed separatists arrested over murder of woman in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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The Cameroonian army said Thursday its troop has arrested three armed separatists suspected of murdering a middle-aged woman in Muyuka, a locality in the...
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Dr. Agnes Kalibata named among 100 Most Reputable Africans of 2020 : AGRA

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The President of AGRA, Dr. Agnes Kalibata, has been named by Reputation Poll International as among the “100 Most Reputable Africans of 2020”. The 2020...
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At least 4 killed by floods in Cameroon’s Far North Region

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At least four soldiers of Cameroon elite unit, Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) have been killed by flash flooding that swept through a remote part...
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Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea seal deal to end border disputes

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Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea have signed a cross-border defence and security agreement aimed at easing border tensions between both countries, Cameroon's defence minister Joseph...
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Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Cameroon on special permit

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Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, has resumed its service to Duala and Yaoundé in Cameroon. The service, which started on Monday, July 13, would initially...