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2014-07-25 Boko Haram Steps Up Cameroon Raids
[IRIN]Yaounde -Nigerian radical Islamist group Boko Haram's free-wheeling ruthlessness is increasingly troubling the remote Far North Region of Cameroon, which has seen several attacks in recent months, with foreigners also abducted for ransom.

2014-07-25 World Bank - Boko Haram Stalls African Aid Projects
[VOA]Threats and killings by Islamist militants are jeopardizing World Bank-funded agriculture, health and water projects in parts of Cameroon, Nigeria and Chad, a bank official says.

2014-07-25 Chad-Cameroon Border Demarcation On Course
[Cameroon Tribune]The fourth ad hoc session for identifying and demarcating the border between the two countries ended in Yaounde on July 23, 2014.

2014-07-25 Disturbing Digital Lateness
[Cameroon Tribune]Since the completion of work on the Cameroon-Chad pipeline in 2004, an optical fibre backbone facility now exists in Cameroon with the possibility of some 12 landing points or terminals.

2014-07-25 Cameroon-EU Security Issues Preoccupy Officials
[Cameroon Tribune]The first annual Cameroon-European Union political structured dialogue held in Yaounde on July 17, 2014.

2014-07-24 U.S.-Africa Summit Must Listen to Voices of the People
[allAfrica]In a guest column for AllAfrica, E. Gyimah Boadi of Ghana's Center for Democratic Development says the vast majority of Africans who prefer democracy over authoritarian regimes deserve to be heard at the forthcoming U.S.-Africa Summit convened by President Barack Obama.

2014-07-25 Church Leads Prayer for Peace
[CISA]Yaounde -Catholics in Cameroon gathered on Saturday July 19 in churches across the country to pray for peace in the African nation, whose northern region is subject to the violence of Boko Haram.

2014-07-25 ECCAS Conflict Management Planners On the Field
[Cameroon Tribune]The senior military officials received testimonials from the International War College in Simbock, Yaounde on July 18, 2014.

2014-07-25 Female MPs Visit Nigerian High Commissioner
[Cameroon Tribune]It was within the Bring-Back-Our-Girls worldwide campaign to rescue the over 200 school girls abducted on April 14, 2014 in Chibok, Nigeria.

2014-07-24 Women Train On Climate Change Techniques
[Cameroon Tribune]Rural women in Cameroon are facing the adverse effects of climatic changes which continuously affect household's food security, health, and the general well being of women and Families. Unfortunately, inequalities in gender have made it more difficult for women to adapt. It is in this light that a three-day workshop to enhance the skills of women in the fight against climate change opened in Yaounde on Tuesday July 22, 2014.

2014-07-24 Insurgents Kill Five in Damboa, Blow Up Nigeria-Cameroon Link Bridge
[Vanguard]Maiduguri -Barely three days after the Damboa attacks and killings, suspected Boko Haram gunmen attacked the town again and shot dead five residents before fleeing into the forest in Toyota Hilux vehicles and motorcycles.

2014-07-25 Minesup Staff Trained On Containing Fire Outbreaks
[Cameroon Tribune]A workshop to sensitise staff of the Ministry of Higher Education (MINSEP) on the need to be alert to any danger that occurs in their working environment took place last Wednesday July 23, 2014 in Yaounde. It took place under the theme "Management and Prevention of Fire Outbreaks in University Premises: The Case of an Alert at the Ministry of Higher Education."

2014-07-25 Village - Notorious Conmen Apprehended
[Cameroon Tribune]Among the conmen who claimed to have over FCFA 200 million, were a lady and an imposture law enforcement officer.

2014-07-25 Woman Mysteriously Dies in Her Matrimonial Bed
[Cameroon Tribune]Before her death, she was repeatedly heard talking to invisible persons.

2014-07-24 Save Our Municipal Lakes!
[Cameroon Tribune]The Prime Minister and Head of Government has recently appointed a senior official of the Yaounde municipality to head the special partnership contract scheme towards the rehabilitation of the Yaounde municipal lake.

2014-07-24 Sodecoton Trial Accused Stand Grounds
[Cameroon Tribune]The accused persons have opted to stand their grounds in the case pitting them in Cameroon and the Cotton Development Company (SODECOTON) against Enoh Etuge James and seven others. They made their position clear on Tuesday May 22, 2014 during the third hearing at the Special Criminal Court in Yaounde.

2014-07-24 CAR Reconciliation, Peace Talks Open On July 21
[Cameroon Tribune]Stakeholders will for three days in Congo Brazzaville try to put an end to the ongoing sectarian violence and the country's legacy of recurrent conflicts.

2014-07-24 Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda - Brighter Prospects for Enhanced Cooperation
[Cameroon Tribune]President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo recently concluded a State visit to Rwanda.

2014-07-24 Sopecam Out of Anniversary Tournament With Honour
[Cameroon Tribune]Despite an unbeaten record at the ongoing Cameroon Tribune Anniversary Cup, the team from Sopecam made a premature exit from the competition. They bowed 2-4 to Canal 2 International in post match penalties after both sides separated on a virgin draw after regular time of play.

2014-07-24 Alleged Joseph Kabila Assassins Go On Trial
[Cameroon Tribune]Some 20 Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, citizens went on trial yesterday, July 21, 2014, in the Pretoria High Court in South Africa, accused of plotting to overthrow and assassinate the country's leader, Joseph Kabila.

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