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South West - Gendarmerie, Ex-Service Men Get New Bosses

[Cameroon Tribune] Defence Minister Delegate, Joseph Beti Assomo commissioned them Wednesday and announced new benefits for military personnel serving in the troubled Anglophone area. (AllAfrica)

MTN Elite One - Tussle for Leadership Intensifies

[Cameroon Tribune] The ongoing national championship will enter the seventh playing day on Sunday March 11, 2018 in stadiums across the country. (AllAfrica)

Nachtigal Hydroelectric Project - Affected Communities to Receive Support

[Cameroon Tribune] An accord to this effect was reached, Wednesday March 7, between Nachtigal Hydro Power Company and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. (AllAfrica)

National Football Academy - First Batch of Trainees Known

[Cameroon Tribune] ANAFOOT General Manager published the list in Yaounde on Wednesday during a press conference. (AllAfrica)

International Women's Day - the First Lady Presides the March Past

[Cameroon Tribune] A press release of the director of the Civil Cabinet. (AllAfrica)

Road Construction - Permanent Challenge

[Cameroon Tribune] The provision of roads remains one of the most important facilities the population has often requested from government. Politicians are quite aware of this and have often worked towards satisfying the thirst of the population even if this satisfaction, most of the time, remains on paper. (AllAfrica)

Cycling Team Depart for Tour du Cameroon

[New Times] Team Rwanda Cycling will leave for Cameroon today morning aboard a RwandAir flight ahead of the upcoming 16th Tour du Cameroon scheduled for March 10-18. (AllAfrica)

President Adds Anglophones to Cabinet

[VOA] This week's Cabinet reshuffle in Cameroon appears unlikely to herald change in the government's approach to the crisis in the anglophone regions. The crisis began nearly a year-and-a-half ago and has grown more violent. Stabilizing the anglophone regions is seen as a priority ahead of nationwide elections later this year. (AllAfrica)

Constitutional Council - Pioneer Members Take Oath of Office

[Cameroon Tribune] All 11 members were sworn-in before Parliament meeting in Congress yesterday March 6, with Hon. Cavaye Yeguié Djibril chairing as President. (AllAfrica)

2019 Afcon - Morocco to Support Cameroon

[Cameroon Tribune] The revelation was made in a joint declaration between the Moroccan Football Federation and FECAFOOT in Marrakech yesterday March 6, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon Military Invades Nigeria Refugee Camps

[CAJ News] Abuja -Cameroonian military personnel are reportedly infiltrating refugee camps in Nigeria and abducting their compatriots fleeing persecution by the government in the Central African country. (AllAfrica)

Team Rwanda Eye Medals at Tour Du Cameroon

[New Times] Team Rwanda cylists are looking to win medals in the 16th Tour du Cameroon race slated for March 10-18. (AllAfrica)

Govt Assigns Road Construction to Military Over Boko Haram Threats

[VOA] Cameroon's military took over the construction of roads at its northern borders with Chad and Nigeria after Chinese contractors abandoned the work following repeated attacks from armed Boko Haram fighters. (AllAfrica)

Grievances of Teachers' Trade Unions - Stakeholders Evaluate Path Covered

[Cameroon Tribune] Hereunder is a press release that sanctioned the Seventh Session of the Inter-ministerial Committee on February 28, 2018. (AllAfrica)

New Baptist Hospital Opens Soon

[Cameroon Tribune] The four-storey Cameroon Baptist Convention facility is worth at least 500 million FCFA. (AllAfrica)

Two Diplomats Received At Minrex

[Cameroon Tribune] The Ambassadors of Japan and Tunisia were received in audience on February 28, 2018 by the Minister Delegate in charge of Cooperation with the Islamic World, Adoum Gargoum. (AllAfrica)

Govt Says It Busted Regional Child Trafficking Ring

[VOA] Cameroonian authorities say they have dismantled a network of child traffickers responsible for dozens of abductions in the region over the past several months. The network is said to have extended into neighboring Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Chad. (AllAfrica)

MTN Eite One - Fears Battle for Top Seat

[Cameroon Tribune] The fifth playing day of the MTN Elite One championship took place in stadiums across the country on Sunday, March 4, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Stability, Continuity Ensured

[Cameroon Tribune] A presidential decree took Cameroonians by surprise on Friday 02 March, 2018. A cabinet reshuffle was announced with some new faces making their way into government, others changing portfolio and some edged out. (AllAfrica)

142 Cameroonians Escape to A'ibom Due to Crisis

[This Day] No fewer than 142 Cameroonian are taking refuge in Akwa Ibom State as a result of the crisis rocking the Southern and English-speaking areas of Cameroon, the State Comptroller of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Livingstone Amadi disclosed weekend. (AllAfrica)

Trigger for Tangible Decentralisation

[Cameroon Tribune] If only for recent talk and action of the Head of State, the long-drawn discourse but apparently snail-pace decentralisation process in the country could witness a new lease of life in the months and years ahead. After reiterating government's resolve to fast-track the devolution process during his State-of-the nation's address on December 31, 2017, here comes President Paul Biya again with a move to materialise the promise. (AllAfrica)

142 Cameroonians Escape to A'Ibom Due to Crisis in Southern Cameroon

[This Day] No fewer than 142 Cameroonian are taking refuge in Akwa Ibom State as a result of the crisis rocking the Southern and English-speaking part of Cameroon, the state Controller of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Livingstone Amadi, said at the weekend (AllAfrica)

Elung Paul Che - New Deputy SG At the Presidency

[Cameroon Tribune] The former Minister Delegate at the Ministry of Finance, was on March 02, 2018 promoted at the Presidency. (AllAfrica)

Shrinking Lake Chad Waters - Rescue Plan Adopted

[Cameroon Tribune] Lake Chad Basin Commission Heads of State ended a conference in Abuja (Nigeria) on February 28, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon-Belgium - Diplomatic Relations Appraised

[Cameroon Tribune] This was in an audience granted to the Belgian Ambassador by the Minister of External Relations on February 28, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Three-Year Emergency Plan - Low-Cost Housing Projects to Be Accelerated

[Cameroon Tribune] Below is a press statement from the Prime Minister's office after yesterday's cabinet meeting. (AllAfrica)

Councillors to Begin Withdrawing Cards On March 5

[Cameroon Tribune] Following is a press statement from the Director General of Elections. (AllAfrica)

2019 Afcon Projects - Satisfactory Progress in Douala

[Cameroon Tribune] The assessment was made by the Governor of the Littoral Region after an inspection tour of the projects sites yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Time for Consciousness

[Cameroon Tribune] Besides regular sensitisation, government has in recent times doubled efforts to provide treatment to the liver patient community, especially children as they are increasingly diagnosed. (AllAfrica)

The President Who Likes to Go On Holiday

[RFI] New research published this month reveals that Cameroon's President Paul Biya has spent at least four and a half years on private travel during his time in power. A group of journalists analysed copies of the state-backed Cameroon Tribune newspaper spanning the last 35 years to determine exactly how much time Biya spends outside of the country. The reporters discovered that the Cameroonian head of state spends the bulk of these holidays in Geneva, France and the US. The report estimates that the president (AllAfrica)

Nigerian Govt Detains More Southern Cameroonian Separatists

[Premium Times] Five alleged members of the Ambazonia separatist movement, a Cameroonian group seeking independence from the Francophone country, are currently being detained at an Abuja Police station. (AllAfrica)