Category: World News

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,

Chinese Maternity Hospital Lets Expecting Dads Experience Labor Pains

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When a recent study revealed that expectant mothers want more empathy from their spouses, the executives at Aima maternity hospital in eastern China came up with a wonderful idea – ‘Pain Experience Camp’. The camp offers fathers-to-be the chance to

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

Lack of Building Space Inspires Chinese School to Build Running Track on Its Roof

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An elementary school in Tiantai, in China’s Zhejiang Province, has a 200-meter running track built on its roof. It’s a strange place to have children running, but the school’s authorities didn’t have much of a choice. There wasn’t any construction

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

Everyday Is Human Rights Day – Navi Pillay

Navi Pillay

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay has urged persons across the world to place human rights issues at the heart of their daily concerns. She highlighted this in a message, read to the public in Yaounde

Cameroon is Close to Eradicating Hunger – UN

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Cameroon is among 13 countries  recognised by the United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organization,FAO, recently in Rome, for outstanding progress in fighting hunger, achieving Food Security and reaching international targets ahead of the 2015 global deadline. “You have overcome major