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3 Cameroonian soldiers killed in road accident

At least three Cameroonian soldiers were killed on Sunday after a military truck transporting them from the capital, Yaounde to the commercial capital, Douala...
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4 police officers killed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

At least four Cameroon police officers died Saturday in Otu, a locality in troubled Anglophone region of Southwest, after their vehicle stepped on an...
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Cameroon parliament deliberates on bill for ratification of Africa free trade deal

Cameroon's National Assembly on Thursday began scrutinizing a bill that will permit the president to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. ...
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Cameroon to hold mining exhibition to attract international investors

Officials of Cameroon's Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development said Tuesday the country will hold an exhibition in September to promote its mining...
Cameroonian President Paul Biya (R, front) converses with Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno during the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) leaders summit in Yaounde, capital of Cameroon, Feb. 16, 2015. The leaders of ECCAS agreed Monday in an extraordinary summit to provide Cameroon and Chad with an emergency aid of 50 billion FCFA (about 100 million U.S. dollars) to combat Boko Haram. (Xinhua/Fabrice Ngon)

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea discuss regional integration

Cameroon President Paul Biya met on Monday with Baltasar Engonga Edjo, Equatorial Guinean minister in charge of regional integration, to discuss the latest development...
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A military officer killed in ambush in Cameroon’s troubled Anglophone region

A Cameroonian military officer was killed and several other soldiers "seriously" injured on Monday morning in an ambush by armed separatists in Northwest, one...
cattle

Probe underway after lions kill 53 cattle in Cameroon

Officials of Cameroon's Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife said Tuesday that formal inquiries have been launched after four hungry lions, after escaping from a...
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WIPO official stresses need to protect geographical indications

Deputy Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Wang Binying, on Monday stressed the need for more international cooperation in promoting and protecting...
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Chinese Aid Improves Lives of Refugees in Cameroon

Thirty-year-old Howa Boka Ali sat baby-in-lap, explaining how terror group Boko Haram burned her house in Nigeria, destroyed her crops, stole her domestic animals...
football

Cameroon’s team for invitational football tourney unveiled

Alain Djeumfa, head coach of Cameroon women's football team, Indomitable Lionesses, named on Friday the squad for a four-nation invitational tournament in China billed...
border

UN Special Envoys Reports Significant progress on Cameroon-Nigeria border demarcation

A United Nations (UN) special representative on Wednesday assured Cameroonian authorities that "remarkable progress" was being made in demarcating the disputed Cameroon-Nigeria maritime border...
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Cameroon ex-defense minister under police custody over corruption charges

Alain Edgard Mebe Ngo'o, Cameroon's ex-minister of defense, was in police custody Tuesday in the capital Yaounde over corruption charges, according to official sources...
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African finance ministers’ meeting seeks ways to achieve continent transformation

African finance ministers and experts began a five-day meeting Monday in Cameroon's capital Yaounde to discuss policy actions and measures required for productive transformation...
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Fire ravages about 200 shops in Cameroon’s capital

About 200 shops at Elig Edzoa market, one of the largest markets in Cameroon's capital of Yaounde, have been ravaged by fire, according to...
The body of one of the campus attack terrorists is seen at a mortuary in Garissa county hospital, Garissa, Kenya, April 4, 2015. Kenya's Interior Minister Joseph Nkaissery said on Friday the death toll of the attack at the Garissa University College includes 142 students, three policemen and three soldiers from Kenya Defense Forces. The four terrorists from 'al-Shabaab' were all killed during the rescue operation, the official confirmed. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)(dh)

About 10 killed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

About 10 people were killed and several others injured early Friday in three separate localities in Northwest, one of the two troubled English-speaking regions...
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Cameroon’s supreme court judge frowns on misuse of social media

Cameroon Supreme Court's Chief Justice Daniel Mekobe Sone on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction with "rampant misuse" of social media in the country. "Cyber space has become...
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Cameroon’s biggest international trade exhibition officially kicks off

Cameroon's Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute inaugurated on Monday in the capital Yaounde the week-long Cameroon's International Trade Exhibition dubbed PROMOTE, the biggest government...
Reinnier Kaze, AFP | This photo taken on June 16, 2017 shows the city of Bamenda, the Anglophone capital of northwest Cameroon.

Cameroon Anglophone: Kidnapped 170 Students released

Gunmen released 170 students and their teacher in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon on Sunday, two days after their abduction, school authorities said. "They...
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Cameroon army captain killed in troubled Anglophone region

A captain in Cameroon's army was killed early Sunday by armed separatists in Southwest, one of the two English-speaking regions of the country, Cameroon...
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AfDB begins study to link Cameroon, Chad by railway

Officials of African Development Bank (AfDB) said Friday studies were under way to construct a railway to link Cameroon and Chad. "There are three major...
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Calm returns to Cameroon’s Adamawa region after crackdown on kidnappers

Calm has returned to Cameroon's mountainous Adamawa region after "heavy" crackdown on kidnappers by government forces, according to local authorities. "The...
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Information claiming death of army general is “fake” – Cameroon army

Cameroon army Thursday dismissed as "fake" claims from armed separatists that they have killed an army general in an ambush in Southwest, one of...
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Cameroon Medical Council calls for “tight security” after deadly hospital fire in troubled Anglophone...

Cameroon National Medical Council on Tuesday urged the government to strengthen security in health centers in the two war-torn English-speaking regions of Southwest and...
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Cameroon: 12 armed rebels release weapons battle weary Anglophone region

Cameroon's National Committee on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (NCDDR) said Wednesday that at least 12 armed separatists fighting to create a nation in Cameroon's...
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Cameroon medical Council Demands Tighter Security

Cameroon National Medical Council on Tuesday urged the government to strengthen security in health centers in the two war-torn English-speaking regions of Southwest and...
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Cameroon Military Captures Boat Transporting Mercenaries

The Cameroonian army said Monday that it had intercepted a boat carrying "mercenaries" in the high sea off Idenau in the southwest region of...
Armored helicopters convoy cargo helicopters during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

Cameroon Refutes Using U.S military Assistance for Rights Violations

Cameroon's Ministry of External Relations has denied allegations that its army was using U.S. military assistance to carry out human rights violations. "Cameroon strongly denies...
Soldiers from the Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) secure a ceremony honouring four soldiers killed in the violence that erupted in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon, where most of the country’s English-speaking minority live, on November 17, 2017 in Bamenda. Four soldiers were killed this month in less than a week, in attacks attributed to secessionist “terrorists”. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER/Getty Images

One soldier killed in Cameroon’s war-torn Anglophone region

One soldier was killed by gunmen early Wednesday in Buea of Southwest, one of Cameroon's two war-torn English-speaking regions, the military said. ...
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Three die in head-on collision in Cameroon

Three people, including two members of the same family, were killed and several others injured in a head-on collision Sunday morning in Mbankomo, a...
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Cameroon and Nigeria Join Forces in anti-graft campaign

Cameroon and Nigeria have begun seeking ways to collaborate to fight corruption in both countries, according to officials of Cameroon's anti-graft body on Wednesday. Officials...