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2015-07-28 Buhari to Meet Biya Over Boko Haram
[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to neighbouring Cameroon tomorrow to consult with his counterpart Paul Biya on Boko Haram's insurgency, presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina has said.

2015-07-28 DR Congo, Ethiopia Complete Second Round Line Up
[CAF] DR Congo silenced hosts Namibia 1-0 in Windhoek whilst Ethiopia stunned Cameroon 2-1 in Bahir Dar on Sunday to reach the second round of the continental qualifiers for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

2015-07-28 Buhari, Cameroonian President, Biya, Strategise Against Boko Haram
[Premium Times] The Cameroonian Minister of Communication, Issa Bakary, said on Tuesday that security issues are expected to dominate talks as the country's president, Paul Biya, hosts his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari, on a two-day State Visit.

2015-07-26 'Female' Suicide Bomber Strikes Night Spot
[Al Jazeera] At least 10 people have been killed after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive at a popular night spot in the town of Maroua in northern Cameroon, three days after two attacks there, authorities say.

2015-07-27 Mobilising State Revenue - Fcfa 347.9 Billion From Customs
[Cameroon Tribune] The Directorate General of Customs can pride itself of crediting the State coffers with a surplus FCFA 1.8 billion for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year. Information from the department reveals that FCFA 347.9 billion is the amount raised as against the projected FCFA 345.8 billion, giving an achievement rate of 101 per cent. The FCFA 347.9 billion recorded as at June 30, 2015 represents an increase in performance by 6 per cent as against FCFA 328.1 billion in 2014 whereby FCFA 319.9 billion was ea

2015-07-27 Yaounde - Student Dies After Leaving Night Club
[Cameroon Tribune] Tragedy struck a Ngoussou-Yaounde family at 3 am on Friday, July 24, 2015, when their only daughter, Sandra, died on the way to hospital soon after complaining that she was not feeling fine. According to a female neighbour to the family, Sandra, a 19-year-old "slim and very beautiful" girl, who, in the company of friends and cousins had the previous evening gone to enjoy herself at a local night club, complained that she was bored being in the pub and wanted to go to another entertainment spot in the city.

2015-07-26 Suicide Bomber Attacks in Northern Cameroon
[Deutsche Welle] Several people have died after an alleged Islamist bomber blew herself up in Maroua in northern Cameroon. The attack occurred just three days after twin bombings which are suspected to be the handiwork of Boko Haram.

2015-07-27 Ethiopian U-20 Women National Team to Face Cameroon in World Cup Qualifier
[Reporter] Ethiopian U-20 women national team will face Cameroon in the return leg for the 2015 CAF U-20 women's world cup qualifying tournament on Sunday at Bahir Dar Stadium.

2015-07-27 Why Governor Ayade Shed Tears Over Bakassi Returnees
[Daily Trust] Calabar -Even with a white handkerchief, Governor Benedict Ayade of Cross River State struggled to hide his tears when he spoke on the heart-rending plight of the Bakassi returnees.

2015-07-27 Exporting Shrimps to U.S. - Ted Implementation Is Precondition for Certification
[Cameroon Tribune] Shrimps live together with marine turtles in water, when shrimp fishermen cast their nets to catch shrimps; they accidentally catch turtles that weren't their target. Due to this, the world is experiencing a shortage of the endangered turtles. Reason why experts in the United States of America implemented TED (Turtle Excluder Device) that when mounted on the fisherman trawl net will permit turtles caught to escape without affecting shrimp catch. In order for Cameroonian shrimp fishermen to have certificati

2015-07-27 Elecam - Abdoulaye Babale Enjoined to Restore Serenity
[Cameroon Tribune] The Chairman of the Electoral Board prescribed the strict respect of the laws while installing the new DGE into his new function on Friday July 24, 2015 in Yaounde.

2015-07-27 Table Tennis - Cameroonian Athletes in China
[Cameroon Tribune] Some three Cameroonian table tennis athletes are currently in Hangzhou- China for a one month training camp. The athletes were offered a scholarship by the Chinese embassy in Yaounde. Speaking during the send off ceremony of the athletes recently at the Brasseries Club in Yaounde, the president of the table tennis federation, Alfred Bagueka, called on the athletes to work hard during the training camp and be of exemplary conduct so that other Cameroonians could also benefit from the scholarship programme.

2015-07-27 Guarding Against the Consequences of Trauma
[Cameroon Tribune] Living with trauma or any deeply distressing or disturbing life experience is commonplace today, with the impact becoming more evident in later life. It was in cognizance of this fact that Lydia Njitung Menjoh of the University of Yaounde I wrote her Doctorate degree or PhD thesis on the topic: "Women And Trauma In Selected Works Of Jean Phys, Doris Lessing, Bessie Head And Tsitsi Dangaremgba."

2015-07-27 The United States Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Cameroon and Nigeria
[State Department] Washington, DC -Press Statement

2015-07-27 Cameroon Shock Country At African Tournament
[New Times] Cameroon humiliated Rwanda 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-17) in their last Pool B match at the Men's African Nations Championship at the Cairo Stadium Complex in Egypt, yesterday.

2015-07-27 Boko Haram - U.S. Raises Alarm Over Attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon
[Leadership] The United States has strongly condemned the horrific and indiscriminate Boko Haram suicide attacks on the central market and Barmare residential neighbourhood of Maroua, Cameroon, and the multiple bomb blasts at two bus stations in the northern Nigerian city of Gombe on Wednesday, July 22.

2015-07-24 Pygmies of Congo Basin Want Land Back
[East African] The Bakas, an indigenous forest tribe who live in an area close to the Nki National Park in southeastern Cameroon, and the Bagyelis of South Kribi, near the Atlantic Ocean, are seeking a return to their hunter-gatherer lifestyle.

2015-07-25 Suicide Bombers Strike Again in Gombe
[Cameroon Tribune] At least 37 people were killed and 105 others wounded in the July 22, 2015 multiple attacks.

2015-07-24 Mutharika Named One of Highest Paid Presidents in Africa
[Malawi24] Malawi President Peter Mutharika has been named as one of the leaders living an opulent life in a country where the masses are suffering.

2015-07-24 Ban Condemns Deadly Twin Suicide Bombings in Northern Cameroon Province
[UN News] The Secretary-General condemned the twin suicide bombings that targeted the city of Maroua, the capital of Cameroon's Extreme North province, on 22 July.

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