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2014-08-20 For Fear of Ebola, Davido Cancels Cameroon Concert
[Cameroun-Info.Net]Nigerian recording artist, performer, and record producer David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido cancelled his concert in Cameroon a day after the Cameroon government announced closure of their borders and suspension of flights from Ebola-infected nations like Nigeria.

2014-08-20 Soboum-Bilongue - Community Grapples With Insecurity, Pollution
[Cameroon Tribune]The myriad of insecurities in the neighbourhoods are linked to dirty environment.

2014-08-20 Boko Haram Kills Three, Abducts 12 in Cameroun
[This Day]The Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, has continued its offensive in Cameroon, as it killed at least three people and kidnapped 15 others in a fresh cross-border attack in northern Cameroun.

2014-08-20 Aliking Roars - I Will Demolish Us Bin of Cameroon
[Daily Trust]Abuja -The current African Middle Weight Pro-Wrestling Champion, Aliking Attai Mohammed (action disaster of Nigeria) has said that he will demolish his challenger, US bin of Cameroon, when they meet at Aper Aku stadium, Makurdi in November.

2014-08-20 B'haram Attacked a Cameroon Village, Kills Three, Abducts 12
[Daily Independent]The Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, has killed at least three people and kidnapped 15 others in a fresh cross-border attack in northern Cameroon.

2014-08-19 Recurrent Cholera Outbreak in Far North Highlights Development Gaps
[IPS]Dumai -Under a scorching sun, with temperatures soaring to over 40 degrees Celsius, Lara Adama's family is forced to dig for water from a dried-out river bed in Dumai, in northern Cameroon.

2014-08-18 Villagers Flee Boko Haram Cross-Border Attacks
[VOA]Yaounde -Fotocol, a Cameroonian town across the border from Nigeria's Borno state - the base of the Islamist group Boko Haram - looks deserted.

2014-08-18 African Aluminum Pots Pose Risk
[VOA]Locally made aluminum pots and pans are very common in Africa and Asia. But a new study in Cameroon has raised questions about their safety. It said high levels of lead are leaching from the cookware into food.

2014-08-18 'Hate Unleashed' - Homophobia in Cameroon
[IRIN]Nairobi -The West African country of Cameroon has many problems, reflected in its dismal social indicators. But it is the issue of homosexuality that seems to excite the most comment from government and church leaders.

2014-08-18 Chadian Army Frees 85 Boko Haram Hostages
[Cameroon Tribune]The Chadian military over the weekend freed 85 young Nigerian young men who were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents on Sunday, August 10, 2014 in Doron Baga community in Nigeria's Borno State, the French newspaper, Le Monde reported yesterday, August 17, 2014.

2014-08-18 Cameroon Seals Border With Nigeria
[Daily Trust]Maiduguri -Residents of Gamboru, a border town between Nigeria and Cameroon in Borno State yesterday said Cameroonian authorities have closed their official borders with Nigeria over fears of the Ebola virus.

2014-08-18 Mashaba Calls for Amajita Support Ahead of 2nd Leg Clash
[SAFA]Head coach of the South African Men's U20 National Team (Amajita) Shakes Mashaba has called on the South Africans to rally behind the squad for the third round second leg qualifier of the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC) against Cameroon scheduled for Sunday, 31 August in Polokwane.

2014-08-18 Debating to Clarify the Public
[Cameroon Tribune]Most weekends in Cameroon, especially in the major towns of Douala and Yaounde, have become rallying points for intellectual debates on topical issues.

2014-08-18 Holders Egypt Tumble - Ghana, Cameroon Walk Tightrope
[CAF]Holders Egypt crushed to a 2-0 defeat to Congo in the first leg of the final round of the Orange African Youth Championship-Senegal 2015 qualifiers whilst Ghana and Cameroon were held at home.

2014-08-18 Mashaba Makes Three Changes for Cameroon Qualifier
[SAFA]The South African Men's U20 National Team (Amajita) head coach, Shakes Mashaba has made three changes to the squad that will face Cameroon in the third round first leg 2015 African Youth Championship qualifier.

2014-08-18 Amajita Hold Cameroon to Famous 1-1 Draw in First Leg
[SAFA]A ten-man South African Men's U20 National Team (Amajita) held Cameroon to a 1-1 draw in the third round first leg 2015 African Youth Championship qualifier played on Saturday, 16 August at the Stade Omnisports Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde, Cameroon.

2014-08-18 Cameroon Closes Borders, Suspends Flights From Nigeria
[Vanguard]Following the fears of spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) through international air and seaports, including border land outposts of Nigerian Immigration Serives (NIS) in the Northeast sub-region of country, Cameroon has closed its borders with Nigeria and suspended all flights to and from Nigeria.

2014-08-18 SA U20 Focused Ahead of Cameroon Clash
[SAFA]The South African Men's Under 20 National Team (Amajita) players say they did not even give a second thought to the missing luggage as they are focused on the match. While they agree it was an inconvenience, they did not let the episode affect them.

2014-08-16 Ebola - Cameroon Bans Travellers From Nigeria, Others
[Daily Trust]Cameroon has placed a travel ban on Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, all battling with an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Francophone country's transport minister Hon. Bello Bouba Maigari announced yesterday.

2014-08-15 Adaptation Gaps - Farmers Fork Out More for Reduced Harvests
[IPS]Yaounde -In Cameroon's Northwest Region, Judith Muma walks 9km from her home to her 300-square-metre farm. The vegetables she grows here are flourishing thanks to the money she has borrowed from her njangi (thrift group) and a local credit union to finance a small artisanal irrigation scheme.

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