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At the Cameroon-Central Africa Republic borders, inseucirty continuous especially with the influx of refugees to the East region. Piracy at the Lake Chad Basin is equally under relative control. Given that transborder insecurity threatens national peace, government is collaborating with its ...

The number of people facing food insecurity in Cameroon is estimated at 3.9 million, including 211,000 severely food insecure. The four priority regions of Far North, North, Adamaoua and East account for 2.5 million of food-insecure people (CFSVA 2017). This figure represents 36.7 percent of the ...
Tensions continue to rise in Cameroon over the Anglophone crisis. A series of attacks was carried out over the weekend in the English speaking South west region by suspected separatists. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. An attack on Sunday that targeted soldiers in the area and another ...
(Business in Cameroon) - Cameroon will repay the victims of MIDA. This was the main message from the Cameroonian minister of communication Issa Tchiroma Bakary's statement, on April 21, 2018. In the statement, the official revealed that this decision has been taken by Paul Biya who instructed ... Government

Sixteen government employees have been detained in Cameroon for allegedly leaking official documents on social media since the start of the year. In an increasingly common phenomenon, the texts of President Paul Biya's two most recent nationwide addresses were circulating before he even delivered ...
No Asylum For Cameroon Gay Rights Backer, 11th Circ. ... panel found that Che Eric Sama failed to prove that he had suffered past persecution in his home country, agreeing with the board's decision finding insufficient evidence of persecution by Cameroon's government or its unwillingness to protect him.
UNHCR Regional spokesman for West Africa, Romain Desclous, says the April 17 group had arrived in Cameroon only two days earlier, having fled violence by the militant Boko Haram. On a line from Dakar, Senegal, he tells VOA it is shocking for people to be returned to face the same risks from which ...
Two Cameroonian soldiers died and four were seriously injured on Friday after a mine exploded in an anglophone region hit by violence between separatists and the government. "A Cameroonian army vehicle went over a mine" in Eyumedjock, a town in an English-speaking part of the southwest, ...
Sixteen government employees have been detained in Cameroon for allegedly leaking official documents on social media since the start of the year. In an increasingly common phenomenon, the texts of President Paul Biya's two most recent nationwide addresses were circulating before he even delivered ...
Former France coach Raymond Domenech and German World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus are among more than 70 men to have applied to be coach of African champion Cameroon. Cameroon is looking for a new coach less than a year before it defends its African Cup of Nations title as tournament host.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is today expressing its alarm at continuing forced returns to Nigeria of refugees and asylum-seekers from Cameroon's Far North Region. Despite UNHCR's advocacy efforts and engagement with the authorities, 385 Nigerians have been forcibly returned from Cameroon ...
Separatists under the banner of the so-called Ambazonia republic attempted to secede from Cameroon and were met with heavy security crackdown. President Biya is on record to have said that dialogue was the only way out but very little has been done in that respect. The last time dialogue came up, ...
Cameroon currently has 659,807 people of concern, including 249,053 Central African refugees and 89,543 Nigerian refugees registered by UNHCR. Rapid Interagency Assessment mission carried out to the NorthWest and South-West regions of Cameroon. Significant increase of new refugee arrivals at ...
Speaking late last week on state-owned Cameroon Radio Television, he reiterated a position he had advanced in late March that Yaounde will deal with persons advancing the continued unity of the nation. He told host of the political talk show, Actualite Hebdo, that president Paul Biya had placed security ...
In that circular, he instructed the physical counting of Cameroon's civil servants during the 2018 fiscal year because the payroll was about CFA1,000 billion and the exact number of the country's civil servants could not be determined. Also, in 2017, during an administrative investigation on 14,134 presumed ...

Highlights. • As of 28 February 2018, less than $100,000 has been received, leaving a funding gap of $23.3 million – a serious impact on the capacity to respond to humanitarian needs, particularly with a new crisis emerging in the Anglophone regions. • A high-level mission comprised of the Humanitarian ...
Law enforcement officials in Cameroon say investigations continue following a large discovery of illegal wildlife products hidden in shipping containers bound for China. At least 1,000 kilograms of pangolin scales and several hundred elephant tusks were found April 6, in containers of cocoa that were to be ...
Every day, the ambulance for the Minawao refugee camp parks in front of the Mokolo District Hospital in Cameroon's Far North Region. Inside, worried mothers hold their feverish children in their arms, who alternate between sleeping and crying. During this cool, windy and dusty season, cases of respiratory ...
JIM BOWLING, HERALD & REVIEW Students make bags using donated fabric from Cameroon during a sewing class at MacArthur High School Thursday April 12, 2018. The bags will be given to foster children served by Webster-Cantrell Hall.
Authenticity of certificates and the computerization of the national identification process are some of the ways the government is taking to curb fraud. Before now, it was a common phenomenon to see an individual with more than two identification papers or bearer of a document or certificate in an institution ...
They have "numerous humanitarian needs", said Allegra Maria Del Pilar Baiocchi, the UN's humanitarian coordinator for Cameroon. "Beyond the violence, (the crisis) has an impact on health, on employment," she told AFP. Separatist ambitions have long simmered in two minority anglophone regions in the ...
Law enforcement officials in Cameroon say investigations continue following a large discovery of illegal wildlife products hidden in shipping containers bound for China. At least 1,000 kilograms of pangolin scales and several hundred elephant tusks were found April 6, in containers of cocoa that were to be ...
A former top judge who was kidnapped in Cameroon's troubled anglophone region has been released, sources said on Thursday. Martin Mbeng, who had retired last year as vice president of the court of appeal in the Southwest Region, was abducted on Sunday, escalating the crisis over the country's ...
The Australian Border Force is working closely with Cameroon officials after eight of their athletes disappeared from the Commonwealth Games village. Cameroon's Chef de Mission, Victor Agbor Nso, said they were "sad to announce" eight of the 24 athletes they brought to Australia have disappeared from ...
A summary of the March 27 directive issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) read: “the FCO now advise against all travel to within 40km of the Cameroon/Nigeria border and Ndian division, and against all but essential travel to the rest of the North West and most of the South West regions; ...
Members of the upper house of parliament have questions government Ministers on the outcome of investments made from treasury bonds during a session at the Senate. The Minister of Finance, Louis Paul Motaze outlined the different projects financed by the funds during a question and answer session ...
Cameroon. Skepticism dominates Cameroon's English-speaking areas, even after the visit of the newly appointed Interior Minister Paul Atanga Nji. The minister visited Buea and Kumba in the South-West, as well as Bamenda and Batibo, two sub-regions in northwestern Cameroon. ADVERTISING.
(Business in Cameroon) - During Paul Biya's state visit in China on March 22-24, 2018, Cameroon secured five cooperation agreements. These are namely an economic and technical cooperation agreement between China and Cameroon, a MoU on the development of human resources and one for an ...
Minneapolis-based drag artist BeBe Zahara Benet has gained international fame for his drag performances. BeBe, also known as Marshall Kudi Ngwa, moved to Minneapolis from Cameroon nearly 20 years ago. He is working on a new interactive dance party launching on Saturday. Courtesy of Jose A.
(Business in Cameroon) - On March 27, 2018, Cameroon's minister of communication, in a statement, said that newspapers produced or published in Cameroon were not regularly sent to his services as it should be. According to the law of December 19, 1990, on the right to social communication, news ...
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 the president. The Senate polls will be followed by council, legislative and presidential elections later this year.
The crisis afflicting western Cameroon's English-speaking communities has deepened, with observers mindful of repercussions not only for the country's onshore oilpatch but across the border in Nigeria, where 40,000 people have reportedly sought refuge. Last week, the body of a Tunisian engineer ...
“This situation is having a negative impact, notably on the speed of handling the exports of Cameroon's main cash crops such as coffee, cocoa and wood,” he wrote. “More than 2,000 containers” of these three goods had been stuck at the terminal for many weeks, he warned, saying the risk “of congestion at ...
The government is ready to dialogue with those who seek the oneness of Cameroon,” the Minister said in a visit to Buea, capital of the Southwest region on Tuesday. Atanga is one of two Anglophones who were handed positions in the government following a cabinet reshuffle carried out by long-serving ...
His tweet included a link to the French government's Foreign Ministry website which had a detailed security alert on Cameroon. Except the southern border with Gabon and Congo republic, all other borders were classified no-go areas. The Anglophone regions of the country have been volatile since ...
Nigerian refugees in Cameroon, said to number about 91,000, will return home this month, following a tripartite agreement reached for their voluntary repatriation, an official has said. The National Commission For Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) disclosed this on Sunday.
Authorities did not immediately confirm the abduction of Leke Tambo, the latest in a slew of abductions in recent weeks. Tension has soared in Anglophone parts of Cameroon accounting for about a fifth of the population, since separatists on October declared the self-proclaimed republic of “Ambazonia”.
Libreville – Cameroon's long-ruling President Paul Biya on Thursday convoked a rare cabinet meeting and vowed to push ahead with a military crackdown on English-speaking separatists in the francophone country. The west African country has had a tortuous colonial history that saw it pass from German ...
Private media outlets in Cameroon are defying a ban on political programs imposed by the country's National Communication Council. The council had ordered the ban, insisting political debates may cause conflict ahead of senatorial elections on March 25.
Cameroon is set to host the 2019 AFCON. Work is still in progress on the 6 venues where the continental showpiece will be staged in Yaounde, Douala, Limbe, Bafoussam and Garoua. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. But last week reports went round that round that the artificial turf for the ...
Cameroon's long-ruling President Paul Biya on Thursday convoked a rare cabinet meeting and vowed to push ahead with a military crackdown on English-speaking separatists in the francophone country. The west African country has had a tortuous colonial history that saw it pass from German rule to ...
Hornbills, vultures and eagles are being hunted for bushmeat in Cameroon in much greater numbers than previously thought, a new study has found. Previous research has shown that relatively few birds are sold in Cameroon's markets compared to mammals and reptiles. However, market surveys can be ...
(Business in Cameroon) - Later this March 2018, Casino Cash & Carry Cameroun (3C Cameroun) will inaugurate Cameroon's first ever warehouse supermarket, under its new banner “Bao”, in Bassa industrial zone. According to sources close to the case, the Cash & Carry concept of Casino's subsidiary ...
DAKAR - Cameroon's octogenarian President Paul Biya, who has ruled the central African country with zero tolerance for dissent for a third of a century, will hold his first Cabinet meeting since 2015 on Thursday, his office announced. Little discussion is expected at the gathering, which is behind closed ...
(180126) -- HARARE, Jan. 26, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A farmer checks his wilted maize crop in Selous farming area, about 60km west of the capital Harare, Zimbabwe, Jan. 26, 2018. Zimbabwe's dry land crops have begun showing signs of moisture stress, with some reaching permanent wilting stage due to ...
Agriculture authorities say the farms are not only helping Cameroon's farmers grow more to feed their families but also increasing crop production enough to support processing and export jobs. “For agriculture to be successful, it starts with quality planting material,” Christopher Ekungwe, regional delegate ...
In 2017, with the support from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), WFP and partners piloted, for the very fisrst time in Cameroon, a multipurpose cash project to address both food and non-food needs of displaced populations in the Far North region, particularly in logone and ...
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the African Union Chairperson and President of Rwanda Paul Kagame urging him to “urgently call an Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) to suspend the rights of membership of Cameroon ...


 

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