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Will Missionary's Death Be a Tipping Point for US Position on Cameroon Crisis?

[Atlantic Council] Washington, DC -Charles Trumann Wesco, an American missionary from Indiana who moved to the Republic of Cameroon with his wife and eight children just two weeks ago, was killed on October 30 after being caught in cross-fire between Cameroonian security forces and separatist fighters. (AllAfrica)

Journalist Jailed in Anglophone Unrest

[VOA] A popular journalist from Cameroon's restive Anglophone region remains in jail after she was arrested and charged with propagating false information and terrorism. Media rights groups say the arrest of Equinoxe broadcast journalist Mimi Mefo is an attempt to silence outlets that report on the crisis in that region. (AllAfrica)

International Migration - Upcoming Conference Discussed

[Cameroon Tribune] This was during an audience granted November 7 by the Minister of External Relations to the Resident Representative of UN System in Cameroon and the Chief of Mission for IOM. (AllAfrica)

Situation in NW, SW - Germany, Belgium Offer Support for Dialogue

[Cameroon Tribune] Emissaries of the two European countries were at the National Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism on Wednesday and Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Lycee Koumassi - New Multi Media Centre Inaugurated

[Cameroon Tribune] The centre offered by MTN Foundation was inaugurated by MINESEC on November 8, 2018 (AllAfrica)

Africa Investment Forum - Governments, Financiers Discuss Partnership Deals

[Cameroon Tribune] It is an initiative of the African Development Bank to close up project financing gaps which government budgets and traditional development institutions are unable to seal. (AllAfrica)

AFCON 2019 - 23 Lions Called to Camp

[Cameroon Tribune] The Indomitable Lions will clash against Morocco for the 2019 Total AFCON qualifier and a international friendly against Brazil. (AllAfrica)

Striking Declarations in President Biya's Inaugural Address

[Cameroon Tribune] -"The seven year term that has just ended was not a bed of roses." (AllAfrica)

Harassment in School - Eliminating the Growing Evil

[Cameroon Tribune] As the world celebrate the World Day of Bullying Prevention, Cameroon Tribune zooms in on the phenomenon which is becoming rampant in schools (AllAfrica)

Dumping - Overlooked Dangers of Importing Used Vehicles

[Cameroon Tribune] Air pollution is one of the biggest killers across the world and Cameroonian cities are the most polluted according to a report the India-based Center for Science and Environment published. (AllAfrica)

Journalist Moved to 'Dread' New Bell Prison

[East African] Cameroonian authorities have moved Ms Mimi Mefo, the journalist at privately-owned Equinoxe television and radio, to the dread New Bell prison in the commercial capital Douala, her employer confirmed. (AllAfrica)

Biya Needs to Devise a Monumental Shift If The Country is to Turn the Corner

[The Conversation Africa] Cameroon's Constitutional Council has declared Paul Biya the winner of the October 7 presidential election. Even though observers from organisations such as the African Union pointed to severe irregularities, the results were affirmed - 71% of the votes for Biya and 14% for his main competitor Maurice Kamto. (AllAfrica)

AFCON 2019 Sports Minister Grants Press Conference Today

[Cameroon Tribune] The Minister of Sports and Physical Education, President of the Local Organizing Committee of the Africa Cup of Nations "CAMEROON 2019 TOTAL AFCON", will hold an important press conference in the presence of the Minister of Communication today on Friday, November 09, 2018 in the conference hall of the Ahmadou Ahidjo Omnisports Stadium in Yaounde. (AllAfrica)

AFCON - 23 Players Called to Camp

[Cameroon Tribune] The Indomitable Lions will clash against Morocco for the 2019 Total AFCON qualifier and a international friendly against Brazil. (AllAfrica)

Kidnapped Kids' Future Dire Amid Cameroon Rivals' Spat

[CAJ News] Yaounde -COUNTER-accusations by parties to the conflict in Cameroon have cast uncertainty over the safety and whereabouts of about 80 students kidnapped northwest of the country earlier this week. (AllAfrica)

Authorities summon journalist Mimi Mefo

[CPJ] Authorities in Cameroon should halt their intimidation of journalist Mimi Mefo and ensure that she can work safely without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon's Opposition Parties Must Bury Their Differences

[Deutsche Welle] Paul Biya has been sworn into office for the seventh time as Cameroon's president. He is putting his own interests above those of the country, says historian Ndifor Richard. (AllAfrica)

Unity Place - Ceremony Full of Symbolism

[Cameroon Tribune] Heads of diplomatic missions and international organisations in Cameroon and members of the national dignitaries honoured President Biya yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Paul Biya Presents His New Dev't Package -

[Cameroon Tribune] The Head of State yesterday, November 06 took the oath of office at the national Assembly for another seven-year term. (AllAfrica)

Schoolchildren Released Days after Abduction by Separatists

[VOA] A Presbyterian Church official in Cameroon says 79 students who were abducted from their school along with their principal have been freed. (AllAfrica)

Kidnapped Children Released Without Ransom

[Deutsche Welle] It is still unclear who was behind the kidnapping of 79 students and staff members of a Presbyterian school in Cameroon. (AllAfrica)

Dozens of Abducted Schoolchildren Released

[Deutsche Welle] A group of 79 schoolchildren who were kidnapped earlier this week in Cameroon's restive English-speaking region has been freed. However, a school principal and one teacher are still being held. (AllAfrica)

Kidnapped Students Freed in Cameroon

[This Day] Students kidnapped from a boarding school in Cameroon's North-West region have been freed, officials have said. The 79 students and three others were seized early on Sunday in the region's capital, Bamenda. (AllAfrica)

President Promises Defeat of Terrorism

[VOA] Cameroon's President Paul Biya, the second longest serving African president at 36 years in power, has been inaugurated for another seven-year mandate. In his speech, Biya promised to defeat terrorism in the country but made no mention of 82 people kidnapped Monday in Cameroon's restive Anglophone region. (AllAfrica)

Analysts See a Bleak Future After Election

[Deutsche Welle] Any hopes that oppression of the opposition in Cameroon would be eased after the swearing-in of President Paul Biya on Tuesday were dashed with the arrest of opposition leader Maurice Kamto. (AllAfrica)

2018 WAFCON - Lionesses Finalise Formalities

[Cameroon Tribune] The group is now complete as they prepare to leave for Abidjan where they will continue training. (AllAfrica)

Lay Down Arms...

[Cameroon Tribune] The nation hits the road this morning running. After an electoral process spanning through weeks, the swearing in ceremony of the President - elect yesterday triggered the beginning of a new mandate of greater opportunities. The turf appears familiar but the content and context, though challenging, ushers reassuring balms. In a landmark speech shortly after taking the «I do so swear»oath, President Paul Biya set the stage of a new electoral mandate, defined the contours and streamlined the cont (AllAfrica)

Swearing-in Ceremony - Effervescence Envelops Biya's Passage

[Cameroon Tribune] Like in other spots, hundreds of residents lined up on both sides of the road along the John Paul II Avenue to wish the Head of State well and manifest their support. (AllAfrica)

Conviviality At State House Dinner

[Cameroon Tribune] A sumptuous common meal last evening crowned a colourful oath-taking by President Paul Biya, as he begins another seven-year term at the helm of Cameroon. (AllAfrica)

Unity Palace Esplanade - Mounting Anxiety Satisfied

[Cameroon Tribune] Thousands of Cameroonians who thronged the venue cheered President Paul Biya and Wife Chantal on their way to and from the National Assembly and danced in celebration. (AllAfrica)

Armed Men Release 78 Child Hostages in Cameroon, 2 Teachers Held - Priest

[Daily Trust] Armed men on Wednesday released 78 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon but a principal and one teacher are still being held , a priest conducting negotiations said. The group was abducted in Bamenda, a commercial hub of Cameroon's restive English-speaking region, on Monday. (AllAfrica)