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Violence Continues to Disrupt Life in Many Parts of Cameroon

[VOA] Buea -People are deserting the English-speaking regions of Cameroon after hundreds of armed separatists and the military were involved in Tuesday's bloody conflicts in five towns and villages leaving at least 15 people dead. The population complains that the army was slow in responding to simultaneous attacks by the separatists. (AllAfrica)

Cameroonian Mercenaries Recruiting From Cross River - Governor

[Premium Times] Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River has raised alarm over the increasing number of Cameroonian refugees in the state following the arm struggle and demand of Ambazonia Republic in Cameroon. (AllAfrica)

More Than 100 Migrants Die Off Libya Coast - Aid Group

[VOA] More than 100 migrants in two rubber boats died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya in early September, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). (AllAfrica)

Separatists Attack Buses in English-Speaking Region

[VOA] Bamenda -Cameroon says it has deployed additional troops to Bamenda several hours after armed separatists blocked access into and out of the northwestern English-speaking town, attacking buses and passengers. (AllAfrica)

Women Rally Demanding End to Violence

[VOA] Bamenda -Hundreds of women gathered on the streets of Bamenda, an English-speaking town in northwestern Cameroon, to protest the violence afflicting their communities. In an emotionally charged event Friday, they called on the government and armed separatists to lay down their guns and engage in meaningful dialogue for peace. (AllAfrica)

Military, Separatists Trade Blame for School Attacks, Kidnappings

[VOA] A steady flow of relatives, friends and well-wishers have been visiting Martina Afanwi at her home this week in Bamenda, an English-speaking town in Cameroon's northwest. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria Welcomes Egypt, Cameroon, Tunisia, Others As Competition Begins

[Guardian] The National Stadium, Abuja will come alive today when Burkina Faso, Tunisia, Morocco, Niger Republic, Cameroon, Guinea, Rwanda, Botswana, Congo, Nigeria and defending champions, Egypt converge to vie for honours in the 17th African U-21 Men's Volleyball Championship. The competition will end on September 20. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Shock Ghana, Comoros Hold Cameroon

[This Day] Ten-man Kenya held on to beat Ghana 1-0 in Nairobi Saturday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. In other results yesterday, next year's Nations Cup hosts Cameroon were held to a 1-1 draw away to Comoros. (AllAfrica)

Disruption of Schools - Government Condemns Atrocities in North West, South West

[Cameroon Tribune] Below is a press release from the Ministry of Communication. (AllAfrica)

Peace Restoration in NW, SW - Musonge, AU Envoys Exchange Ideas

[Cameroon Tribune] Prof. Tehindrazanarivelo Djacoba Alain and Solomon Olamuyiwa Oluwafemi of the African Union Commission were at the National Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism, Wednesday September 5, 2018. (AllAfrica)

2019 Afcon - Indomitable Lions En Route to Moroni

[Cameroon Tribune] After training in Kenya, the team is expected to travel to Comoros this afternoon where they will play against Les Coelacantes of Comoros on Saturday September 8, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Public Outcry As Indomitable Lions Allowed Access to Kasarani

[Nation] Did the government offer its best sports facility to the visiting Cameroon national football team at the expense of Kenya's Harambee Stars? (AllAfrica)

Seedorf's Cameroon Train at Nairobi's Toyoyo

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Camp Toyoyo Grounds in Nairobi's Jericho Estate played host to high profile visitors on Tuesday evening with reigning African champions Cameroon, led by new coaches Clarence Seerdof and Patrick Kluivert holding a training session there. (AllAfrica)

Bishops Urge Voters to Express Themselves Freely

[CISA] Douala -The National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (CENC) is hopeful that the oncoming presidential elections scheduled for October 7, will be an opportunity for all Cameroonians to "express themselves freely" by choosing the candidate able to provide just and sustainable solutions to their expectations. (AllAfrica)

Sino-Cameroon Ties - Key Agreements Signed in Beijing

[Cameroon Tribune] 03 sept. 2018 13:52 (AllAfrica)

China-Africa Ties - Summit to Deepen Cooperation

[Cameroon Tribune] 03 sept. 2018 14:05 (AllAfrica)

Measures to Foster Sino-Cameroon Relations

[Cameroon Tribune] 03 sept. 2018 13:56 (AllAfrica)

Diplomacy - U.S. Envoy Assesses Humanitarian Situation

[Cameroon Tribune] 03 sept. 2018 14:16 (AllAfrica)

Paul Biya On Shaky Ground

[Deutsche Welle] The spiraling crisis in Cameroon's Anglophone regions has tarnished President Paul Biya's reputation in the West as an arbiter of stability in tenuous central Africa and could threaten his long hold on power. (AllAfrica)

China Welcomes Presidential Couple Today

[Cameroon Tribune] The Head of State and wife arrive in the Chinese capital today August 31, 2018 ahead of the China-Africa Cooperation Summit that begins on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Youpwe Live Link to Douala Islands

[Cameroon Tribune] Popularly known as the fish market, it also serves as the only link between the metropolis and the islands off the coast of Douala. (AllAfrica)

Musa Not Bothered By Tough Group As Nigeria Battles Cameroun Today

[Guardian] Coach of the women's national U-20 volleyball team, Musa Baba Musa has said his team is not under any pressure despite being in Group A alongside Kenya, Tanzania and Cameroun at the 2018 African U-20 Nations Cup, which commenced in Nairobi yesterday. (AllAfrica)

2018 Elections - Relocation of Polling Stations Afoot

[Cameroon Tribune] The announcement was made public by Elecam Director General, Erik EssoussŤ (AllAfrica)

Cameroon's New Manager Drops China-Based Players

[East African] Cameroon's new head coach Clarence Seedorf has dropped two China-based players from his first squad saying Chinese and Asian leagues are not tough enough. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon-AU - Historic Reception for Moussa Faki Mahamat

[Cameroon Tribune] The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat who is in Cameroon for a three-day official visit on the invitation of President Paul Biya. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon Busts Pangolin Trafficking to Vietnam

[VOA] In a major wildlife trafficking bust, Cameroon authorities have arrested six men for smuggling more than 700 kilograms of endangered pangolins and pangolin scales from the Central African Republic to Vietnam. Central Africa is a hotspot for illegally sourcing the scaly anteater for Asia, where its meat and scales fetch up to $1,000 per kilo. (AllAfrica)

Douala - Muslims Sue for Unity

[Cameroon Tribune] This was during the grand prayer at the Camp Bertaut in Douala yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Philemon Yang Drums Support

[Cameroon Tribune] North West Permanent Regional Delegation Head for the CPDM Central Committee was in the region over the weekend to draw up strategies ahead of campaigns to begin on September 22. (AllAfrica)

North West Region - Territorial Administration Minister Evalutes Security Situation

[Cameroon Tribune] Administrative and security forces strategies towards resumption of schools, October 7, 2018 Presidential election. (AllAfrica)

Gaming Stars Train New Generation of Business Superheroes

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -Off a dusty path in the capital city, flanked by chickens roosting in the grass, one of Cameroon's most successful digital startups is capitalising on its success to foster a new generation of entrepreneurs. (AllAfrica)

Chiefs Flee Separatist Violence in Southwest

[VOA] Dozens of Cameroon's tribal rulers have fled their palaces in the English-speaking southwest region after armed men pulled the chief of the Balondo people out of church and killed him. Separatists have abducted and killed other chiefs in the region, allegedly for collaborating with the government. (AllAfrica)