Category: Africa

Finally, Nigerian Troops Bombard Sambisa Forest

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As part of measures to contain and quell the Boko Haram insurgency, the military has stormed the insurgents in Sambisa Forest, their notorious hideout, according to reports from the Hausa service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The director of

Boko Haram Attacks Leave Banks, Schools Shut in Cameroon’s North

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Farms are abandoned, banks and schools have closed across towns in northern Cameroon following violent cross-border attacks by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram this month. Life in the north “has been disorganized, distorted,” Cameroon’s Communications Minister, Issa Tchiroma Bakary,

Cameroonian Emerging Artists Drop New Single Featuring X- Maleya

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A Buea based musical duo, Rythmz have released a new track titled dancia, featuring Cameroon’s prominent musical trio, X-Maleya. The audio track was officially released on Friday, January 16, 2014. The song, recorded in the ebbing hours of 2014 introduces

Boko Haram: USA, Russia Pledge Support To Cameroon

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The Minister of External Relations granted two separate audiences to the Ambassadors of the United States of America and Russia on Thursday January 15, 2014 in Yaounde. International mobilisation for Cameroon’s struggle against the Nigeria-based criminal sect, Boko Haram, is

Cameroon says Chad to send large military contingent to fight Boko Haram

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Biya Seeks International Support to Fight Boko Haram

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YAOUNDE, CAMEROON- Cameroon’s President, Paul Biya, has appealed for International support and coordinated action against the Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram following release of a video on Social media in which the sect’s leader Aboubakar Shekau threatens Cameroon with violence. Mr Biya, Thursday, January 8,

Cameroon-Korea: Fcfa 28.7 billion to be injected into the health sector

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CAMEROON HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH KOREA EXIMBANK FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND (EDCF) WORTH SOME FCFA 28.7 BILLION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION OF HEALTH UNITS IN THE COUNTRY. According to the convention the sum will caution the FCFA 42

New protests set in Gabon following deadly demonstrations

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LIBREVILLE – Gabon braced for new protests on Sunday, the day after three people were killed in a demonstration against President Ali Bongo Ondimba, according to the opposition. Many more were injured in the violence on Saturday, an opposition coalition

Nigerian soldiers given death penalty for mutiny

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A Nigerian court martial has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram Islamist militants. The soldiers, who were found guilty of mutiny, were accused of refusing to help recapture three towns that had been seized by

Study Finds Cameroon Risky for Business in 2015

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Cameroon is among the African states considered by the British Risk Control Consultancy Firm as most risky states for business in 2015. This revelation published in a Document entitled “New World Disorder”,estimates that there is a “high political risk” in