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2014-12-22 Refugee Camps Under Close Security Watch
[Cameroon Tribune]As the country tackles serious security challenges on some of its borders, the authorities are also keeping an eye on happenings in the hinterland. Closing this year's second semester Governors' Conference at the Yaounde City Council Hall on Thursday, December 18, 2014, the Minister Delegate in the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation, Jules Doret Ndongo, directed the Governors to keep close watch on refugee camps and the use of traditional weapons during cultural rites.

2014-12-22 South West - Feicom Funds 150 Projects in 31 Councils
[Cameroon Tribune]The Mayors of Limbe II, Buea, Ekondo Titi, Muyuka, Akwaya, Kumba II, Head Teachers of Government Primary School Mbonge, Government Primary School Aloe, including market authorities; have doffed their hats to the Special Council Support Fund For Mutual Assistance (FEICOM) for erecting magnificent structures to house their councils, schools and markets.This appreciative gesture was contained in speeches they made in Limbe on Monday, December 1, 2014 during celebrations marking FEICOM's «40 years at the

2014-12-22 Cameroonian Wins Prestigious Award
[Africa Renewal]Arthur Zang, a young entrepreneur from Cameroon, was among this year's winners of the prestigious Rolex Awards for Enterprise for inventing what is perhaps Africa's first medical tablet.

2014-12-22 Cameroon Army Dismantles Boko Haram Training Camp
[Daily Trust]Cameroon's army says its forces have dismantled a training camp belonging to the Nigeria-based Boko Haram militant group in the northernmost part of the African country.

2014-12-22 Dangote Cement Hits Cameroun Market With 1.5mtpa
[This Day]The first set of the Dangote Cement bags, the 3x Premium, will hit the market in Cameroun in January 2015, the management of the company has said.

2014-12-19 Legal Probe Into Death of Cameroonian Football Player Ebosse
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Minister of Justice Tayeb Louh announced Thursday the opening of a judicial inquiry into the death of JSK football club's player, Cameroonian Albert Ebosse, on the order of the public prosecutor's office, which has accomplished the preliminary investigations into the case.

2014-12-18 Cameroon Army Kills 116 Boko Haram Fighters
[Vanguard]Cameroon's army said Thursday its troops had killed 116 Nigerian fighters from the Islamist Boko Haram group in the far north.

2014-12-19 UK Business Day Opens Successfully At Promote 2014
[PR Newswire]Yaounde, Cameroon -Cameroon's Ministers of Finance and SMEs chair UKinPROMOTE Conference, 'Structuring to enter Emerging Markets'.

2014-12-19 Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid Strässer On the Banning of the Bibi Ngota Award in Cameroon
[PR Newswire]Berlin -Christoph Strässer, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement today (12 December) on the banning of the Bibi Ngota Award ceremony in Cameroon:

2014-12-18 Disproportionate Penalties for Media in Anti-Terrorism Law
[RSF]Reporters Without Borders urges Cameroon's President Paul Biya to reject an anti-terrorism law with provisions that would have a disastrous impact on freedom of information if implemented in a heavy-handed manner.

2014-12-18 Douala I - Fcfa 2.49 Billion for 2015
[Cameroon Tribune]Municipal councillors voted the budget during an ordinary session on December 16, 2014.

2014-12-18 Official Ceremonial Ground - Construction Works On Track
[Cameroon Tribune]The 450 million worth project will be completed in March 2015.

2014-12-18 GCE 2015 Session Registration Deadline Move to December 23
[Cameroon Tribune]Candidates for the June 2015 session of examinations organised by the Cameroon General Certificate of Education (GCE) Board were given close to two weeks' period of grace to carry on with the electronic registration for the exams. This follows the extension of the deadline for registration from the initial closing date of Friday 12 December to 23 December 2014 by the officials of the examination outfit.

2014-12-18 Five Notorious Armed Robbers Napped
[Cameroon Tribune]They were in possession of a locally manufactured gun and four bullets.

2014-12-17 Jail Breaks - Security to Be Tightened Around Prisons
[Cameroon Tribune]Directives were issued in Yaounde on December 16, 2014, at the end of the two-day annual conference of Regional Delegates of Penitentiary Administration.

2014-12-16 French Defence Minister Urges Countries to Combine Efforts Against Jihadist Threat
[RFI]French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian made the appeal at a security conference in Senegal on Monday.

2014-12-16 Senate Pays Homage to Prof. Jikong Stephen
[Cameroon Tribune]His Royal Highness, Professor, Senator Jikong Stephen Yeriwa, who passed on in Yaounde on November 15, 2014, at the age of 65, was laid to rest on Saturday, December 13, 2014, in Jator village, Nwa Subdivision, Donga-Mantung Division of the North West Region. The obsequies were attended by Senators, Members of Parliament and elite from the division and beyond.

2014-12-16 Market-Oriented Agriculture Takes Shape
[Cameroon Tribune]The project develops farming based on expressed needs of agro-businesses to buy the products once they are produced.

2014-12-16 End-of-Year Feasts - Hawkers Everywhere
[Cameroon Tribune]They make brisk business in the sales of "Christmas" decorations, toys, dresses and shoes.

2014-12-15 UK Pavilion Success in Promote 2014
[PR Newswire]London -The British High Commission's pavilion in Cameroon's regional business fair, PROMOTE 2014, has been attracting a wide range of visitors.

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