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Bloody Nightmare? Do-Good Health Businesses Struggle in Cameroon

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -'It is easier for projects to become well known outside of Cameroon first, in order to then make it in Cameroon' (AllAfrica)

Conflict Denies Cameroon Kids Their Education

[CAJ News] Yaounde -MORE than 855 000 Cameroonian children are out of school following the failure by over 4 000 schools to open for the new academic year. (AllAfrica)

Secondary Education - Indomitable Lionesses Received

[Cameroon Tribune] This was during a courtesy visit on Monday, November 4, 2019 by some players of the national women's football team. (AllAfrica)

Building On Opportunities to Attain Emergence

[Cameroon Tribune] The New Deal regime of President Paul Biya will mark another anniversary on 6 November 2019. For the past 37 years of rule, several catchphrases have been presented to Cameroonians indicating the direction or ambition that the President has for the country. With the desire to make Cameroon an emerging economy by 2035, the anniversary this year is coming at the backdrop of Presidential election of 7 October 2018 which was pegged on the resolve to ensure that the country offers "Great Opportunities" to its c (AllAfrica)

Diplomacy - Battle to Cleanse Tainted Image

[Cameroon Tribune] Some organizations, political parties, organizations and individuals in 2019 accentuated their manoeuvres to soil Cameroon's image at the international scene. (AllAfrica)

Surprised Guests in Church

[Cameroon Tribune] The solemn ceremony at the Constitutional Council on 22 October, 2018 to proclaim results of the 7 October presidential poll has unfortunately not been to the taste of some, especially supporters of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement, CRM party. As such, the party's followers have earmarked a series of demonstrations to mark their disapproval of the election outcome. However, the party's decision has to be in accordance with the law which requires prior authorisation for such manifestations to take place. (AllAfrica)

National Handball Championship - FAP Handball Clubs Are Champions

[Cameroon Tribune] The men and women's Armed Forces and Police teams won the finals of the national championship that ended in Yaounde on Sunday, November 3, 2019. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Cameroon Over Rights Abuses

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE international community has been urged to follow the example set by the United States to slap sanctions on Cameroon following human rights violations. (AllAfrica)

Diseases Control, Prevention - Cameroon's Support Solicited

[Cameroon Tribune] Prime Minister Chief Joseph Dion Ngute on November 4, 2019 had discussions with the Director of the Africa Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention John Nkengasong. (AllAfrica)

'We Will Review All Our Activities'

[Cameroon Tribune] Prince Ekosso, National President, United Socialist Democratic Party. (AllAfrica)

Stabilisation of Lake Chad Basin - Stakeholders Roll Out Regional Strategic Plan

[Cameroon Tribune] The five-year plan on peace and development of the area has nine cardinal pillars of operation across member countries of the basin (AllAfrica)

U.S. Cuts Trade Privileges Over Rights Abuses

[HRW] Cameroon has lost privileged access to the US market offered under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). (AllAfrica)

Cameroon Music Makers Edged Aside by Nigerians

[VOA] Yaounde -Musicians in Cameroon are having a hard time making sales and getting airplay - blaming the popularity of Nigerian music.  They say night clubs and media are promoting Nigerian songs over the local product.  But the clubs say they are only responding to people's requests. (AllAfrica)

Opposition Supporters Defy Protest Ban

[VOA] Combat-ready troops were deployed in Cameroon's capital Saturday as supporters of opposition party leader Maurice Kamto defied a ban on protests against the outcome of the 2018 presidential election. (AllAfrica)

Sambo Internal Training Camp

[Cameroon Tribune] The Sambo national team is expected to begin an internal training camp ahead of the 2018 World Championship in Bucharest, Romania. A total of 15 sambo athletes have been training in an external camp for over 40 days. Ten athletes will be selected to represent Cameroon in the World Champions which will run from November 8 to 12, 2018. Cameroon qualified for the World Championship as African champions in the men's category and vice in the men's series. (AllAfrica) End Preferential Trade Status

[VOA] The White House plans to end Cameroon's preferential trade status in 2020 because of alleged human rights violations, a charge the West African nation's government disputes. (AllAfrica)

Consider Yaounde Gathering a Step Not a Solution - Christopher Fomunyoh

[allAfrica] Niamey -AllAfrica's Michael Tantoh attended the Constitutional Term Limits Summit in Niamey, Niger, and spoke with the National Democratic Institute's Africa and Regional Director for International Affairs, Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh. (AllAfrica)

Labour Intensive Investment Programme - Trade Unionists Want Full Implementation

[Cameroon Tribune] A press conference to this effect took place on October 30 at the International Labour Organisation in Yaounde. (AllAfrica)

Landslide in Bafoussam - Victims Recieve Presidential Comfort

[Cameroon Tribune] Territorial Administration Minister, Paul Atanga Nji on October 29 visited the regional hospital in Bafoussam, transmitting the comfort message of President Paul Biya. (AllAfrica)

Olympism - Government Commends Kalkaba Malboum

[Cameroon Tribune] The Minister of Sports and Physical Education granted an audience to a delegation from the National Olympic and Sports Committee of Cameroon yesterday October 30, 2019. (AllAfrica)

Douala III - Ayissi Mvogo Laurent Victor to Curb Banditry

[Cameroon Tribune] He was installed on Monday October 28, with a firm commitment to ensure peace and order. (AllAfrica)

AU Petitioned On Killings

[CAJ News] Yaounde -HUMAN rights groups have petitioned the African Union (AU) to address serious violations in Cameroon where an estimated 3 000 people have been killed during protests in English-speaking regions. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon Versus Lesotho Tomorrow

[Cameroon Tribune] The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon will play against Lesotho tomorrow September 18, 2016 in their third game at the ongoing COSAFA Women's Championships in South Africa. Cameroon is at the second position in Group B with three points while Zambia is leading the group with six points after two wins. (AllAfrica)

Indian Hemp Cultivation in Fumbot

[Cameroon Tribune] Two farmers specialised in the cultivation Indian hemp have been arrested in Fumbot by gendarmerie officials of the area. According to the security officers the two hectares farm has been destroyed . (AllAfrica)

Cameroon's Crisis of Identity

[RFI] In Cameroon in late 2016, English-speaking lawyers and teachers peacefully protested against the use of French in the natoion's courts and schools. Their demands were met with a crackdown by security forces. (AllAfrica)

Landslide Caused by Rains Kills 34, Leaves Hundreds Homeless

[VOA] Authorities in Cameroon have deployed soldiers and rescue workers after a torrential downpour caused a landslide that killed at least 34 people overnight near the western town of Bafoussam.  Rescue workers spent Tuesday searching through the wreckage of destroyed homes. (AllAfrica)

Why Has Violence Increased Since National Dialogue?

[African Arguments] The government's Grand National Dialogue and apparent change of approach was supposed to resolve, not intensify, the Anglophone crisis. (AllAfrica)

Alleged Autopsy On Late Mayor Patrick Ekema Esunge - Disclaimer of General Manager of Sopecam

[Cameroon Tribune] 29 oct. 2019 15:41 (AllAfrica)

African Competitions - Local Clubs Fixed On Adversaries

[Cameroon Tribune] Champion of Cameroon, Coton Sport of Garoua, will clash with Asante Kotoko of Ghana while New Stars of Douala will take on Gor Mahia of Kenya in the playoffs of the CAF Confederations Cup. This was the outcome of the draws for the play-offs that took place in Cairo on Friday December 28, 2018. Coton Sport of Garoua was booted out of the qualifying rounds of the African Cham pions League. New Stars of Douala face Gor Mahia FC of Kenya. The champions of Kenya were eliminated from the African Champions League (AllAfrica)

Real Patriotism Is Sacrifice

[Cameroon Tribune] All Cameroonians claim to be patriotic but not all do the things they need to do to prove their love for the nation. This state of affairs calls for much reflection on the whole issue of patriotism. Who is patriotic and who is not are the arguments people often raised especially when they want to justify or disqualify certain actions. That notwithstanding, is it really difficult to know who is patriotic and who is not? The Head of State in his speech at the Unity Palace during the ceremony to receive the I (AllAfrica)

CAF in Cameroon for 2020 CHAN Inspection

[East African] An inspection team from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) on Tuesday begins assessing Cameroon's readiness to host the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan). (AllAfrica)