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2. Cameroon is home to a sultan. Just like Nigeria, Cameroon has a sultan in Foumban. The Sultan can be traced all the way back to the 14th-century Bamoun dynasty. He resides with his family in the Royal Palace in Foumban.
It was also thanks to FEICOM that the municipality sounds off with a town hall and the realization of the IBAM water project while the PNDP is playing a front role in ... Meanwhile; the public Investment budget helped the council to construct a Modern integrated health Centre at Akeh Village, constructed and ...

One of them was the Chinese firm Lu and Lang, which is notorious in the region after one of its employees allegedly killed a Cameroonian who was looking ... Anger still simmers among locals over companies buying agricultural land “for crumbs,” said Michel Pilo, who is the village elder for Mali, the area ...
Cameroon is denying a report by the U.N. refugee agency that it has forcibly repatriated close to 400 Nigerian refugees and asylum-seekers since ... Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria and Niger are calling on the displaced population and refugees to voluntarily return to towns and villages, but to be vigilant as the ...
Eight Cameroon athletes, including three weightlifters and five boxers, have gone missing from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Village, with some failing to turn up to their competition events this week. Team Cameroon chef de mission Victor Agbor Nso released a statement on Wednesday ...
UN Deputy Secretary General Amina J. Mohammed was in Abuja as 47 people were illegally refouled to Cameroon; she has been silent on that, as on continuing restrictions on the Press in her UN. She will be back in Abuja on March 23-24. On March 22, Inner City Press asked Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the ...

About 70 men and women have assembled at Kandem, a village in southwestern Cameroon on the border with Nigeria to discuss what to do with their farm produce and how to get supplies from neighboring Nigeria. Five months ago, Kandem was a bustling market town along the $423-million African ...
In 2013, Boko Haram initiated operations in Cameroon in order to establish supply lines, equipping its fighters in Nigeria with arms from Cameroonian towns such as Fotokol, on the border with Nigeria. In some cases, the weapons came from even further afield, in Chad, and passed through Cameroonian ...
The majority of these aggressors are foreigners.” It's become a major issue in the city, say locals. "The phenomenon of gangs is a gangrene that is flourishing," said Henriette Ekwe, a political analyst, newspaper publisher and founder of Cameroon's chapter of Transparency International, a corruption and ...
A Tunisian engineer has been killed by his kidnappers in southwest Cameroon, but three of his colleagues have been rescued, the government said. ... The group, employed by Tunisian road construction company Soroubat, was abducted last week while building a road between the towns of Kumba and ...
Ivo Leke Tambo, recently-appointed chairman of Cameroon's anglophone educational board, GCE, was abducted just outside the southwestern town of ... sources in the southwestern English-speaking village of Alou by unidentified assailants on a convoy accompanying Economy Minister Paul Tasong.
UNITED NATIONS, March 16 -- The deference of the UN system's and many of its member states to Cameroon's corrupt 36-year president Paul Biya, and their ... A full 24 hours later, without sending Inner City Press any update or response to its question, Dujarric at the noon briefing read this out: "Turning to Cameroon, the ...
Tracking Cape Town's food-raiding baboons 01.12.2017. It's more than monkey business: in South Africa's Cape Town, baboons sneak into homes to steal food. We talked to biologist Gaelle Fehlmann to find out more about this human-baboon conflict in the city. DW Sendung - Moderation Joy Doreen Biira von der ...
On March 16, Inner City Press asked Guterres' deputy spokesman Farhan Haq, UN transcript here: Inner City Press: since it's so rare, I got asked today. The President of Cameroon, Paul Biya, held his a Cabinet meeting for the first time since 2015, second one in the last six years, and one of the quotes coming out of it is to ...
It comes after the kidnap of two Cameroonian officials last month close to the town, which lies 40km west of the city of Bamenda. The abductions were claimed on social media by the so-called Ambazonia Defence Forces (ADF), an armed group of English-speaking separatists. A push for independence from ...
No region in Cameroon seems to be fully satisfied with the level of its road infrastructure in spite of government's effort in enhancing the sector. ... He is surely aware that in addition to the urban roads, some of which are under repairs, notably in major towns, there is need to focus on rural roads which play ...
The report said one Private Abdalah was killed on Wednesday during an attack on an outpost he was guarding in the town of Mundemba Ndian, located in the country's Southwest Region. Exchanges of gunfire took place during the attack adding that about a dozen suspected secessionists were shot dead.

IN A little under two weeks, a taste of West African culture and sporting excellence will descend on the Rose City. In a coup for the region, the Southern Downs will host more than 65 Cameroon Commonwealth Games athletes, coaches and officials. Southern Downs Regional Council economic development and tourism ...
Hundreds of curious onlookers, including businesswoman and politician Amkress Djibrine, watched Cameroon's military engineering corps dig through an abandoned portion of the road linking its northern border town of Kousseri to the Chadian capital Ndjamena and Borno state in north eastern Nigeria.
All transport terminals shall remain closed and night travel buses shall be expected to leave town before the curfew sets in. Circulation of motorbikes is completely suspended. The orders, however, do not apply to administrative authorities, forces of law and order, persons and vehicles in possession of ...
After Burkina Faso Attacks, Focus on G5 Sahel, Preview of Tillerson Visit, Nigeria Not Cameroon. By Matthew Russell Lee, Video ... Now on February 26 after the UN Security Council met about Burundi, Inner City Press ran after Kafando and at the elevator asked him if Mkapa is quitting. No, he said, unless there is more ...
Cameroonian authorities say they have dismantled a network of child traffickers responsible for dozens of abductions in the region over the past several ... Hundreds of people are still visiting the neighborhood where the inn was razed last Tuesday by an angry mob in Cameroon's southern town of Kiossi, ...
“I, therefore appeal to you to reinforce security at CRTV South West and put the whole city on alert,” it concluded. Separatists under the banner the so-called Ambazonia Republic have abducted two government officials in February 2018. First a divisional commander and more recently an administrative ...
Cameroon police detain hundreds of teachers over pay protest ... Over 200 teachers have been detained in the Cameroonian capital Yaounde. ... vowed to continue with their strike action infront of the Finance Ministry in Yaounde today, Security forces are stationed in some parts of town this morning.
The ADF said it had kidnapped an administrative official near the town of Batibo, some 40km from the regional capital Bamenda. State-run Cameroon Radio ... They said the soldiers, police and gendarmes were occupation forces hence their resolve to rid the towns of them. President Paul Biya declared war ...
The 25-year-old is camped out in a small Nigerian village just kilometres from his home in Cameroon where authorities have launched a crackdown on ... On Sunday, before a national youth day parade in Batibo, a town near the Nigerian border, a government official was kidnapped and his car was burnt in ...
In the face of rapid changes, how can people in Cameroon ensure they get the best deal to protect their land? In the shade of a local school's corrugated iron roof, a group of men and women debate what to do. Located not far from the town of Kribi, on Cameroon's Atlantic coast, the village is already ...
Ivo Leke Tambo, recently-appointed chairman of Cameroon's anglophone educational board, GCE, was abducted just outside the southwestern town of ... sources in the southwestern English-speaking village of Alou by unidentified assailants on a convoy accompanying Economy Minister Paul Tasong.
Cameroon separatists release head of exams in Anglophone regions ... Suspected separatists in Cameroon have freed a top civil servant kidnapped late last week in an attack in the South West region of the country. ... Tambo was headed to his village known as Lebialem located in the restive region.
Cameroon. A violent clash occured between separatist elements and government forces in Cameroon's SouthWest region on Tuesday March 13, the Journal du Cameroon portal has reported. ... The said confrontation took place specifically in the town of Nguti in Kupe-Munanenguba Division of the region.
The Ambazonia Defense Force (ADF) confirmed in late February 2018 that it had kidnapped the administrative official near the town of Batibo, some 40km from the NorthWest's regional capital Bamenda. State-run Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV) confirmed the incident, Yong at the time became the ...
But the Cameroon journalists' trade union president Denis Kwebo and other private media outlets described it as an attack on press freedom. Many radio and television stations have refused to respect the NCC instructions. At Galaxy FM 93.5, a popular radio station in Cameroon's capital city Yaounde, ...
The word of appreciation came from various traditional heads in the region, health experts, representatives of women association and beneficiaries during a week-long recent vaccination campaign in Kousseri, also a targeted town in Far North Cameroon. The Japanese funds on polio implemented by ...
In Cameroon, officials say eight villages in the English-speaking northwest have been torched and hundreds of residents have fled amid clashes this week between security forces and separatist rebels. Terence Fukah, a 33-year-old pig farmer, told VOA he fled his village of Ajin on Tuesday as the military ...
In Cameroon, officials say eight villages in the English-speaking northwest have been torched and hundreds of residents have fled amid clashes this week between security forces and separatist rebels. Terence Fukah, a 33-year-old pig farmer, told VOA he fled his village of Ajin on Tuesday as the military ...
In Cameroon, officials say eight villages in the English-speaking northwest have been torched and hundreds of residents have fled amid clashes this week between security forces and… Read more ». Photo: Daily Trust. Cameroonian soldiers (file photo). Cameroon: Forwang Takes Command Over Ndian.
Ursula Mueller said donors had provided just 5 percent of the $305 million needed for Cameroon this year. "Given the magnitude of the crisis of displaced people ... no country can cope with the influx of so many people," Mueller told the Thomson Reuters Foundation on Sunday upon her return from ...
The project that is principally out to power rural areas with solar energy has so far successfully carried out at least four projects in three village in the East Region of Cameroon, Mercy Tayim, the representative of « Innovation Africa » in Cameroon said at a gallery to officially present their activities to the ...
At least five people were killed on Saturday in an attack attributed to Jihadist group Boko Haram between the villages of Bourvare and Goumouldi in the extreme north of Cameroon. ... The village of Goumouldi is located less than 5 kilometres from the Kerawa border crossing at the border with Nigeria.
... in the Salamassali village near the Nigerian border. "At least six people were killed and five others injured according to initial reports," he said, adding that the militant group also burned several houses "before retreating to neighboring Nigeria." This is the first major Boko Haram attack in Cameroon since ...
Easing traffic flow on the access route in "Quarter Bafia" The Government Delegate to the Douala city Council, Fritz Ntone Ntone, visited on February 18,2018, to fast track the realization. Of equal importance is the construction of the Military Hospital of the Second Military Region. Having an on the spot ...
We begin with Cameroon where a revolt from the anglophone region against the government is raging and has led to the deaths of many and unrest in the cities of the region. A United Kingdom. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Member Parliament Harriet Baldwin on a visit to the country on ...
Demonstrators march during a protest against perceived discrimination in favour of the country's francophone majority on September 22, 2017 in Bamenda, the main town in northwest Cameroon and an anglophone hub. Separatists have declared the formation of "Ambazonia". PHOTO | STRINGER | AFP ...
In October 2016, when an overloaded train derailed in the small town of Eseka, killing over 75 people, Biya was on a “brief private visit to Europe” which is how his ... A year later, Biya was away on another “private” visit to Switzerland when protests broke out in western Cameroon over marginalization of the ...
The 25-year-old is camped out in a small Nigerian village just kilometres from his home in Cameroon where authorities have launched a crackdown on ... As a result of the simmering violence, thousands of refugees are arriving in Ikom, a city just over the border in a Nigeria, raising fears that the conflict is ...
Tourists, athletes and spectators are being signalled as bookings have increased in the 25 hotels in Buea city. The first mark of the event is the sparkling cleanliness of Buea city, an attractive aspect that has been masterminded by the Buea administration. Workers of HYSACAM, town cleaning company, ...
Diteng, a deputy head in the town of Batibo located in the northwest region was declared missing last Sunday after his burnt car was found in an isolated area. He had been deployed to the area to ensure that work was set for the February 11 Youth Day celebration in the area. Local media reports that he ...
The decree states that the electoral body ELECAM shall organize the polls in various divisional headquarters of the country. Cameroon's parliamentary system caters for 100 senators out of which 70 are to be elected by municipal councillors across the country. The remaining 30 slots are the prerogative of ...
Cameroonian authorities continue to search for a senior regional official kidnapped Sunday by suspected separatist militants in the country's English-speaking northwest. The abduction followed the killing of three gendarmes that same day amid violence in other anglophone towns as officials tried to ...
Christopher Mbaingong, a 27-year-old farmer, says he left his village on the outskirts of Njinikom before the deadline because he had anticipated there would be bloody conflicts triggered by the heavy deployment of Cameroon's military to English speaking towns and villages. "I was afraid. I did not know ...


 

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