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2015-08-28 Kribi Deep Seaport - Bolloré, Necotrans Groups to Oversee Terminals
[Cameroon Tribune] The container terminal of the Kribi Deep Seaport will henceforth be managed by the Bolloré/CMA-CGM/CHEC consortium while the operation and maintenance of the multipurpose terminal has been handed to the Necotrans/KPMO consortium. This follows a release of the Prime Minister on August 26, 2015. The creation of a ports authority there and appointment of management team are still awaited to render the infrastructure operational.

2015-08-28 Turning Point in Return to Normalcy
[Cameroon Tribune] The Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations Organization to CĂ´te d'Ivoire, Aichatou Mindaoudou in a recent interview granted Jeune Afrique summed up the major stakes of the October 25, 2015 presidential election by saying that it would be good for the election to take place within the stipulated calendar and more importantly be inclusive, democratic and accepted by all.

2015-08-29 Fresh Accolade for Dw Correspondent
[Deutsche Welle] Moki Edwin Kindzeka, a veteran journalist in Cameroon and frequent contributor to DW's AfricaLink program, has received the best radio journalist award from the Cameroon Association of English-Speaking Journalists.

2015-08-28 Gambia Unveils 24-Man Squad to Face Cameroon On September 6
[Daily Observer] Gambia Coach Raoul Savoy yesterday unveiled a strong 24-man squad to face Cameroon in the second Group M game of the 2017 Afcon qualifiers at Banjul's Independence Stadium on September 6.

2015-08-28 Gambia Unveil Squad for Afcon Qualifiers Against Cameroon
[The Point] The head coach of the Gambia National team, Raoul Savoy, has unveiled his 24-man squad for their 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Cameroon set for Sunday 6 September 2015, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

2015-08-28 Savoy Hands Trawally Maiden Scorpions Call-Up
[CAF] Gambia coach Raoul Savoy has handed a maiden call-up for China-based forward, Bubacarr Trawally for their Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 Group M qualifier against Cameroon on Sunday, 6 September 2015 in Banjul.

2015-08-28 Cleansing the Public Service
[Cameroon Tribune] A statement issued by the Minister of Public Service and Administrative Reforms carries the list of the workers suspected to be in irregular situation. Those whose names appear on the list have been called upon to contact the departments of human resources and those of General Affairs of their various ministries. The government of Cameroon has conducted several sessions of public service cleansing through a medley of censuses but this has always produced mitigated results.

2015-08-28 MOCI Opens Pan-African Library
[Cameroon Tribune] The facility is aimed at promoting the pan-African philosophy among young Cameroonians.

2015-08-28 GFF Prexy - We Are Ready for Cameroon
[The Point] Lamin Kabba Bajo, president of the Gambia Football Federation, has expressed his federation's readiness for their crunch 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers clash at home with Cameroon on Sunday 6 September 2015.

2015-08-28 Power Lee Seeks Support of Buhari, Okowa for Battle of Yaounde
[Guardian] Power Lee wants to be Africa's new heavyweight wrestling champion.Pro Wrestling Africa (PWA), the body responsible for the organization of the much-talked about battle of Yaoundé in Cameroun, says the bout featuring Nigeria's heavyweight champion, Ikpide Godspower, popularly known as Power Lee and his Camerounian counterpart, Michel Noudem 'Le Matrquer' on September 19, will be a big boost for the sport in the continent.

2015-08-28 Dangote Commissions U.S.$250 Million Cameroon Cement Plant
[Daily Trust] Dangote Cement yesterday commissioned its 1.5 million metric tonnes Cement plant worth $250 million (N50billion).

2015-08-28 Consider Players' Health Too
[Cameroon Tribune] For some time now, the local media have been awash with reports of local players dying on and off the field of play in the ongoing Elite 1 and 2 football championships. Among the bereaved clubs are Njalla Quan Sports Academy, a Limbe-based Elite 1 club that lost one of theirs Olivier David Njock. Although the player was not fielded in the match his club played against Apejes Mfou at the Limbe Centenary Stadium some weeks back, reports say he collapsed on the reserve bench even before the final whistle of t

2015-08-28 Civil Society Strengthening Programme - FCFA 1.9 Billion Granted in Subventions
[Cameroon Tribune] Representatives of Civil Society Organisations, the European Union and government officials are meeting in Yaounde to appraise achievements, prospects and commitments of the European Union-funded 7 million Euro (about FCFA 4.5 billion) Civil Society Strengthening Programme, PASC. The meeting started in Yaounde yesterday August 26, 2015, with workshop participants expected to come up with resolutions today August 27, 2015.

2015-08-28 Secondary Education - Focus On Professionalising Teaching
[Cameroon Tribune] 2015/2016 academic year in the Ministry of Secondary Education has been placed on the theme "Professionalising teaching for the training of citizens capable of supporting and sustaining growth". The theme was revealed on August 25, 2015 by the Minister of Secondary Education, Louis Bapes Bapes as he presided over a concertation meeting of senior officials of the central and external services as well as organisations functioning under the supervision of the Ministry of Secondary Education.

2015-08-28 Conjoined Twins - Repeated Births Raise Heated Discussions
[Cameroon Tribune] The North West Region, the land of traditional chiefs known as Fons and home to people deeply rooted in their traditions, has in recent years been in the news following the birth of three sets of conjoined or Siamese twins. The parents of the children, all alive, are from Kwighe-Babanki Tungo in Mezam Division, Luh in Donga-Mantung Division and Mbissa-Bambalang, in Ngoketunjia Division.

2015-08-28 Biya Hails Dangote, Opens 1.5 Million Tonne Cement Plant in Douala
[This Day] The President of Cameroun, Paul Biya, on Thursday commended the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote's deep insight and massive investments in cement manufacturing across Africa.

2015-08-27 Public Service - 10,000 Workers Invited to Clarify Status
[Cameroon Tribune] Some 10,000 unidentified workers have only one week to clarify their employment situation in their various ministries. The decision is sequel to an order by the Minister of Public Service and Administrative Reforms, Michel Ange Angouing.

2015-08-26 Defence Chiefs Meet on Deployment Against Boko Haram
[Premium Times] Nigeria's defence chief of staff, Gabriel Olonisakin, is currently in Chad Republic to discuss the deployment of 8, 700 strong Multi National Joint Task Force, MNJTF, to confront Boko Haram.

2015-08-27 Unusual Births of Conjoined Twins Raise Heated Discussions
[Cameroon Tribune] The North West Region, the land of traditional chiefs known as Fons and home to people deeply rooted in their traditions, has in recent years been in the news following the birth of three sets of conjoined or Siamese twins. The parents of the children, all alive, are from Kwighe-Babanki Tungo in Mezam Division, Luh in Donga-Mantung Division and Mbissa-Bambalang, in Ngoketunjia Division.

2015-08-26 Cameroon Ratifies Protocol On Establishment of African Court On Human and Peoples' Rights
[New Times] The Republic of Cameroon has deposited its instrument of ratification of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the establishment of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Right.

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